Ford quadricycle kit. This 40 year old quadricycle is in beautifully maintained condition always kept in a climate controlled environment and regularly driven to keep all systems in smooth working order. The henry fords quadricycle history. Fords first car was a simple frame with an ethanol powered engine and four bicycle wheels mounted on it.
He built most of the vehicles parts from scratch. Hand built replica of henry fords first car. Deangelis spent three years on the project working nights and weekends.
Deangelis drove the replica through detroit on june 4 1963 exactly 67 years after ford first drove the original. In early of 1894 henry ford was 31 years old and he worked as a mechanic in the edison illuminating company. The earliest cars were hand built one by one and very expensive.
How to get complete replica 1896 ford quadricycle plans. For those who enjoy the satisfaction of a do it yourself project this bike is for you. The ford quadricycle was the first vehicle developed by henry ford.
George deangelis built this replica of henry fords first automobile the 1896 quadricycle for the centennial of fords birth in 1963. The earliest cars were hand built one by one and very expensive. A 1896 ford replica quadricycle cara handsome vehicle with historic presence and charisma.
And thoroughly understand the intricacies of steam engines and explosion and in 1893 built a single cylinder engine with the parts at hand and a large flywheel removed from a lathe. American speedsters cycles are designed for individuals looking for a quadricycle that is affordable yet uniquely constructed and durable. This is not a kit car.
Car has been shown in indianapolis indiana at the world of wheels car show and won many awards.