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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

The Model T

  • Aired: 01/29/2013
  • 02:35
  • Rating: NR
In October of 1908, Henry Ford introduced the newest addition to his alphabet line—the Model T. It had a four-cylinder, 20 horsepower engine, a vastly improved transmission and an ingenious magnetic generator that provided power for an ignition and lights. At a time when the average car cost more than two thousand dollars, the Model T sold for just eight hundred and fifty.
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Henry Ford's Model T revolutionized the automobile industry in 1908.
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