The Ford Model T also known as the Tin Lizzie, Leaping Lena, or flivver is an automobile produced by Ford Motor Company It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that made travel accessible to the middle-class people, some of this was because of Ford's efficient production, including assembly line methods.

The Ford Model T was nominated the most influential car of the 20th century in the 1999 Car of the Century competition. Ford's Model T was successful not only because it provided affordable transportation on a massive scale, but also because the car signified a powerful symbol of modernization. With 16.5 million sold it stands eighth on the top ten list of most sold cars of all time as of 2012.

Although automobiles had already existed for decades, they were still mostly scarce and expensive at the Model T's introduction in 1908. Positioned as reliable, easily maintained, mass-market transportation, it was a runaway success....

 

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