the ford model t
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The model T came out on October, 1 1908 it had 20 horsepower 4 cylinder engine that got about 13 to 20 miles per gallon. and reached a top speed of about 45 miles an hour. More than 15,000,000 million model t's were built and sold. March 26, 1927 marked the model t of end production. Henry Ford the inventor of the model t paid his workers $5 dollars a work day.
When the Model T first came out it had a price tag of about $850 dollars and later on as low as $250 dollars! Big diffrence to todays car prices. Henry Ford called it the "universal car" a low cost, reliable vehicle that could be maintained easily and could succesfully travel the poor roads. People that often owned a model t nicknamed them lizzie! in 1914 ford with 13,000 employees produced about 300,000 cars. while other car companies with 67,000 thousand employees produced about 280,000 vehicles.
Impact on American Society
The Model T was invented in Highland Park, Michigan. the Model t's impact on society has gone a long ways!! because when the Model T came out it was around $850 dollars with all the options. a brand new Ford Focus today is around $22,000 dollars with navigation, sterio, heated seats. and many more features. and when you look at the pictures above the cars look much diffrent since 1908 Ford to a 2013 Ford