Ford 7Y 8HP
1938-1939, 65098 produced.
Unlike the Model Y, that was developed in Dearborn, the 7Y was the first 8hp Ford to be wholly designed and developed in Britain. Introduced in August 1937 and identified by its flat oblong grille, it resembled the 10hp 7W, but was only supplied in 2 door form, deluxe and standard, with the option of a fixed or sliding roof. Total Production amounted to 61,911 for the saloon versions.
A van was introduced at the Smithfield show in October 1937 and a fleet of 50 vans was supplied to the design of the General Post office. The heavier chassis and mechanics, especially the suspension and engine incorporated many improvements over the earlier Model Y, “easiclean” wheels being one of the most popular. Standard versions of the 7Y were not supplied with a spare wheel cover and have a different interior using leftovers from the Model C 10hp.
|933cc||S4 SV||Ford Sidevalve||56.64mm x 9.56mm||6.3|
|Description||Auctioneer||Date||Hammer Price||Hammer Price
|669||1938 FORD Y TYPE TUDOR SALOON||Christies||1 Jul 2005||£1057.00||-|
|457||Ford Model 922A V8 'Woody' Station Wagon (1939)||Bonhams||3 May 2003||-||£60950.00|
|477||Ford Special (1939)||Brooks||8 Apr 1998||£900.00||£1035.00|
|086||Ford DL91A V8 (1939)||Christies||18 Aug 1996||-||$20700.00|
|077||Ford Solar Midger Racer (1939)||H&H Sales Limited||21 Feb 1996||Not sold|