1953 Ford Prefect

ford prefect 1953

Date of manufacture: 1953
Production Years: 1938 – 1961
Produced: 192,229 
Country of origin: England
Manufacturer: Ford UK
Designer: ?
Engine capacity: 1172 cc
Power Output: ?
Top Speed: 61 mph = 98 Km/h
Price then: £412 

You can call it “Perfect” if you like! Most visitors of the museum, call it ‘perfect’ anyway.

This is an inexpensive car of the early 50s with 1172 c.c. side-valve engine . The production started in 1949 and lasted for four years.

Many pieces inside are made of brown bakelite, as you can see.