Ford Model T C-Cab Delivery Car
Ford’s first factory-built commercial vehicles were small vans called Delivery Cars, introduced for 1905 but not carried over into 1906. It was 1912 before the Delivery Car reappeared, this time on the robust and proven Model T chassis. Priced at $700, it was fully equipped with an “Automatic” brass windshield, a speedometer, six-inch gas headlamps, gas generator, oil side and tail lamps, a horn and tools.
This car was auctioned off by RM Auctions in March of 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida.
20 bhp, 176.7 cu. in. four-cylinder inline L-head engine, two-speed planetary transmission, solid front axle and live rear axle with transverse semi-elliptic leaf springs, two-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 100"
Source: RM Auctions
Photo Credit: Copyright Darin Schnabel