Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman 

  • $2k built in USA
  • 1946-1948
  • 100 HP 3.9L
 
Ford asked design chief E.T. “Bob” Gregorie if he could build a one-off body on an old Model A chassis that could be used for family outings to the Southhampton beach.
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Poised atop Ford’s Super Deluxe series and minimally produced with a mere 2,274 examples, the Sportsman was adorned with a host of standard luxury amenities that served to further bolster its desirability.
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Data points Key details of the Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman

Price

Super Deluxe Sportsman
$2k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

Super Deluxe Sportsman
100 HP
Veyron
987 HP
Veneno
750 HP

In The News From around the web

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Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman

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Accordingly, it was the first Ford to retail for more than $2,000 since the 1908 Model K. Largely acknowledged to be the finest of the Ford woodies, today the Sportsman is classified as a Certified Milestone Car by the Milestone Car Society, a benchmark of the most distinctive and desirable post-war automobiles.
Ford asked design chief E.T. “Bob” Gregorie if he could build a one-off body on an old Model A chassis that could be used for family outings to the Southhampton beach.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ford
Price $1,982
Type of car Production car
Year 1946-1948
Highest auction price $57k, January 1999

engine

Displacement 3,917 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

power & handling

Maximum hp 100 HP @ 3,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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