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1936 Ford Review: Here’s Why Flathead V8 Fords Sold So Well During The Great Depression – Elliott Alvis

1936 Ford Review: Here’s Why Flathead V8 Fords Sold So Well During The Great Depression – Elliott Alvis

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The 1936 Ford Deluxe Sedan was an amazing value for its time. Despite being sold right in the middle of the worst economic crisis in American history, it was still a great selling car. It came standard with a “Flathead” V8, and wasn’t very expensive with a retail price of around $625. Come along as I walk through some of the interesting features of the car, and then take it out for a drive on modern roads.