On Saturday, March 29th, 2008 Steve Marshall Ford held our Annual Private Sale. Seventy six of our custumers who registered for our Sale had the chance to win a Luxury Get-A-Way Vacation.
Congratulations to Michelle Downey and her lovely children, you are our Big Winner. Michelle will now have to decide which of the three luxury vacations including a caribbean cruise, Las Vegas Getaway, or a vacation of a lifetime in Cancun, Mexico.
What would you pick ????
Pictured: Marketing Director Shawn Hildebrandt with Michelle Downey and children receiving their prize in front of our Brand New 2009 Ford Flex.
The Cruiser team was at the AAA Female BC Hockey Championships where Zigster the Trickster (Shawn Hildebrandt) balanced 25 hockey pucks on his nose.
The car that put the world on wheels, the Ford Model T, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2008 and Ford is planning a year-long series of celebrations to honor the iconic vehicle.
Celebrations will officially commence at the 2008 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Amelia Island, Florida, March 7-9.
In July, Ford Motor Company will be the title sponsor of the Model T Ford Club of America’s “T Party 2008” that will be held in Richmond, Ind.
For more information on the T Party, visit: www.tparty2008.com.
Ford Model T Facts:
- October 1, 1908 marks the anniversary of the first Model T built for sale.
- The Model T was the first low-priced, mass-produced automobile with standard, interchangeable parts.
- The Model T was equipped with a 20-horsepower, four-cylinder engine with a top speed of about 45 miles per hour, weighed 1,200 pounds, and achieved 13-21 miles per gallon.
- The moving assembly line for the Model T revolutionized manufacturing in 1913.
- More than 15 Million Model Ts had been sold by May 26, 1927, when a ceremony marked the formal end of Model T production.
- Henry Ford called the Model T “the universal car,” a low-cost, reliable vehicle that could be maintained easily and could successfully travel the poor roads of the era.
- On Dec. 18, 1999, the Ford Model T was named “Car of the Century” by a panel of 133 automotive journalists and experts who began with a list of 700 candidates in 1996 and sequentially narrowed the nominees through seven rounds of balloting over three years.