Revell 1/16 Model T Ford

Model T Ford

  • Manufactured by: Revell
  • Length: 226mm
  • Part Count: 126
  • Scale: 1/16
  • Build Time: 90+ hours

Revolution

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The car which revolutionsied the notion of not only how efficiently a
factory could be run; in turn driving down the cost of a car and making
it accessable to a whole new audience. Despite reliability issues, the
Model T Ford is set in the annals of history as a game-changer.

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Assembly Line

The assembly line system allowed Ford to sell his cars at a price lower than his competitors due to the efficiency of the system. As he continued to fine-tune the system, he was able to keep reducing his costs. As his volume increased, he was able to also lower the prices due to fixed costs being spread over a larger number of vehicles. Other factors affected the price such as material costs and design changes.

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