Early Ford Vehicles

Be captivated by our stunning collection of classic Ford V8s from the 1930s and 1940s.

How the collection came to be

These vehicles also belonged to Bill's mate, Jim Cooper. Acquiring Jim's collection was a key catalyst in opening our museum to the public. Eighteen shipping containers were needed to bring Jim's collection from Darwin to Invercargill.

A belove attraction for visitors

The gleaming line-up of voluptuous, grunty-looking classic Ford V8s always proves a firm favourite with visitors. Come and see it for yourself.

The line up

Early Ford vehicles featured in the collection include:

  • 1933 Ford V8 Roadster
  • 1934 Ford V8 Roadster Model 40
  • 1935 Ford V8 Flathead Three-Window Coupe
  • 1938 Ford V8 Flathead Roadster
  • 1941 Ford V8 Super Deluxe Convertible
  • 1946 Ford V8 Convertible
Our Collections