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Month: February 2019

History of Smiths car clocks: veteran and vintage car clocks

By BZR 0 Comment February 28, 2019

Smiths car clocks were used on a wide range veteran and vintage British automobiles and were imported around the world. These highly regarded clocks were produced by a company that had its origins in a jeweller’s shop opened in or about 1851 by Samuel Smith at Newington Causeway. This jeweller’s business included the making and […]

Ford T Model has reached 111 years age old.

Ford T Model has reached 111 years age old.

By BZR 0 Comment February 15, 2019

It was available in “any color you want as long as it is black,” according to Henry Ford, although in fact, the very first Model T Ford, which was launched 111 years ago, came in a choice of colors. It was only when Ford shifted production of his iconoclastic car to a moving production line […]

The History of the early Ford V8

By BZR 0 Comment February 4, 2019

The first Ford automobile to be powered by a V8 engine was introduced in 1932. This new engine, commonly known as the flathead V8 was viewed as a major engineering achievement as it was a single-casting V8 engine. At that time the V8 engines of Ford’s competitors were cast in two or three pieces that […]