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1980 Ford Model A Shay, Dependable Daily Driver, Custom Wheels, Paint & Interior

Make: Ford
Model: Model A
Type: Convertible
Trim: 1980 Shay, Custom Paint, 2-door convertable
Year: 1980
Color: Custom Orange and Black
Engine: 4 cyl, 2.3 ltr
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Custom Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Satsuma, Florida, United States

1980 Ford Model A Additional Info:

This daily-driven Harley-inspired Ford Shay Model A boasts custom paint and interior with real wire wheels to complete the look. You won't find another like it -- don't miss out!
See photos and call (386) 328-8580 with questions

Back in late 70's and early 80's it seems that the automotive world was flooded with replica's of every make and model, from Auburns to Zimmers you had it all. Harry Shay, the man behind the Model A Motor Car Reproduction Corporation, saw a gap in the market and stepped up to the plate. Shay had probably one of the best marketing strategies ever seen, which was to send a replica to every Ford dealer in network. This idea caught like wildfire and the publicity was incredible, from showroom walk in traffic to being a featured prize on The Price is Right it was hard to miss and ad for a Shay in the early 80's. This particular Shay is done in a fully custom Harley Davidson scheme with matching trailer available.

Under the hood is the Ford 2.3L I-4 mated to a standard 4 speed transmission. This daily driven Shay gets attention wherever it goes and turns heads at every meet. The interior has been completely redone in a custom Harley Davidson theme including the rumble seat. The gauges have been upgraded to a more modern setup. It sits on 1980 Ford Mustang II running gear.

The Shay Model A Roadster

Factory-built, 50th anniversary, 1928-29 Ford Model A replica produced by Shay Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1979-1982.

Marketed through Ford dealerships.

Fiberglass body, custom chassis, Ford 2.3L, 4 cyl engine, electronic ignition, rack/pinion steering, disc/drum brakes, 4-speed manual w/automatic option. Gel-coat Ford colors; specialty models in gold, white, and college colors.

Model options: Standard w/rear spare, Deluxe w/left spare, Super Deluxe w/twin spare, Pickup and rare C-Cab panel.

Original prices: $5,950 to $12,995

Production facilities in Wixom, Holland, and Ft. Custer Michigan with final assembly in Battle Creek Michigan

Approximately 5000 produced

Current ownership supported by

Shay Owners Club International