Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. 1938 Ford V8.
1938 Ford V8 Series 81A and 82A
(Data for 82A - in parentheses)
Year of production: 1938
Overall production: 410263 units
4x2 rearwheeldrive frontmotor car
Series 81A, wheelbase - 112,0 inches:
5-window 2-seater Coupe, 2575 pounds, 625 US dollars, 34789 built (both 81A and 82A)
5-seater Tudor Sedan, 2674 pounds, 665 US dollars, 106117 built (both 81A and 82A)
5-seater Fordor Sedan, 2697 pounds, 710 US dollars, 30287 built (both 81A and 82A)
4-door Wagon, 2981 pounds, 825 US dollars, 6944 built
5-seater DeLuxe Phaeton, 2748 pounds, 820 US dollars, 1169 built
5-window 2 seater DeLuxe Coupe, 2606 pounds, 685 US dollars, 22225 built
2-4-seater DeLuxe Convertible Coupe, 2679 pounds, 770 US dollars, 4702 built
5-seater DeLuxe Club Coupe, 2688 pounds, 745 US dollars, 7171 built
5-seater DeLuxe Tudor Sedan, 2742 pounds, 725 US dollars, 101647 built
5-seater DeLuxe Fordor Sedan, 2773 pounds, 770 US dollars, 92020 built
5-seater DeLuxe Convertible Sedan, 2883 pounds, 900 US dollars, 2743 built
7-seater DeLuxe Sedan, ? pounds, ? US dollars, 449 built
Series 82A, wheelbase - 112,0 inches:
5-window 2-seater Coupe, 2354 pounds, 595 US dollars, 34789 built (both 81A and 82A)
5-seater Tudor Sedan, 2455 pounds, 640 US dollars, 106117 built (both 81A and 82A)
5-seater Fordor Sedan, 2481 pounds, 685 US dollars, 30287 built (both 81A and 82A)
Engine: 85 (60) hp/?rpm, V8 - cyl, 221,0 (136,0) cid
Bore/Stroke: 3,06/3,75 (2,60/3,20) inches
Compression ratio: 6,6 : 1 (for Model 82A)
Dimensions (82A Standard Tudor): length: 465cm, width: 175cm, height: 180cm
Gearbox: 3 speeds + 1 back
Maximal speed: 105 km/h (for Model 82A), 65mph (82A Standard Tudor)
Tyres: 5,50x16 inches
Fuel tank capacity: ? L
Fuel consumption: 11.5 L/100km (for Model 82A)
Sources of photos:
Kruse International auction,
The Highway One Classic,
Deals On Wheels,
Special Interest Vehicles Online.
Data are taken from the "Encyclopedia of American cars", Publications International, Ltd., 1993, USA.
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Last updated 6 IV 2000.