Threatened by Chevy, Henry Ford produced a V-8 for the masses


A modest education didn’t hinder Henry Ford’s inventive genius. Following his moving assembly line and Model T gifts to posterity, Ford responded to every competitive threat with some brilliant and often unexpected stride forward. Case in point: the 1932 Ford V-8, which changed the car business and American culture in profound ways.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/10/22/henry-ford-produced-v-8-for-the-masses


Can I assume that the French auto maker Simca was a licensee?