One of several rear-engined prototypes built for Henry Ford

One of several rear-engined prototypes built to satisfy Henry Ford's curiosity about the design direction taken by Porsche's Volkswagen, this one looks like a breadboard layout for the car built for Ford in 1940 by Albert Roberts.
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Karl Ludvigsen
Karl Ludvigsen

In addition to his motor industry activities as an executive (with GM, Fiat and Ford) and head of a consulting company, Karl Ludvigsen has been active for over 50 years as an author and historian. As an author, co-author or editor he has some four dozen books to his credit. Needless to say, they are all about cars and the motor industry, Karl's life-long passion.

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