There’s no doubt that Ford is one of the greatest manufacturers in the automobile industry. Founded in 1903 by Henry Ford, it continues to be one of the most influential car manufacturers in America.
Throughout their history, Ford has continued producing a steady supply of some of the most iconic vehicles of all-time. Here are our top 5:
As the first vehicle manufactured by the automaker, the Ford Model T completely changed the way Americans travel. Launched in 1908 and kept in production until 1927, the Model T’s 4-cylinder engine was both durable and inexpensive which is why it was such a huge hit with the masses. The Model T was so popular that by 1925, it accounted for 40% of all car sales in the United States.
When Henry Ford learned that the great Enzo was open to selling Ferrari, he was already dreaming of a Le Mans win. Henry started investigating in Ferrari, spending millions of dollars. This is when Enzo proposed that a Ferrari should race in the Indy 500.
However, Enzo ended up pulling out just to spite Henry. All these dramatic developments led to the creation of the greatest sports cars of all time, the Ford GT40. This model later went on to win 4 straight Le Mans titles in a row, from 1966 to 1969.
The Mustang was introduced by Ford at the New York World’s Fair in 1964. This lightweight sports car was put together by taking parts from other Ford models. The Mustang was a resounding success, with its popularity soaring through the roof. Even today, it stands as an American icon.
Ford first started manufacturing the Crown Victoria in 1979. This car could reach extremely high speeds quickly, which is why the Crown Victoria was used by law enforcement as cop cars. Nowadays, if anyone mentions a cop car, the first thing that pops into your head is the Crown Victoria.
The Ford Bronco is another one of Ford’s most iconic cars. This model has more to offer than notoriety, the Bronco is the perfect mixture of reliability, safety, and power which is why it is one of the most beloved models ever made by Ford.
So, there you have it! These are the top 5 most iconic Ford models. Do you think that we have missed an important Ford model? Let us know in the comments!