The 1931 Ford Model A has a 200-cubic-inch, four-cylinder engine that produces about 40 horsepower. The engine generates 128 foot-pounds of torque at 1,000 revolutions per minute.
The car, which seats two with an option for four with a rumble seat, can go about 75 miles per hour. Gas tank capacity is 11 gallons. The car's cylinders are made of aluminum. The three-speed transmission gear and shaft material are composed of chromium alloy steel, and the transmission case length is 6.560 to 6.565 inches. The gear ratios are 1:1 for high, 6.89:1 for second and 8.75:1 for low.
The 1930-'31 Ford Model A radiator specifications include 95 flat 1/2-inch seamless tubes in three rows staggered at 9/16 of an inch, five fins per inch for a total of 100 fins, and a core size of 20 1/8 inches by 18 inches by 2 3/16 inches. In 1931 Ford offered a heavy-duty radiator option with 167 fins.
The battery rates at 6 volts and 98 amps with a capacity of 80 amp hours. It has three cells and 13 plates per cells. The charging rate is 10 to 12 amps.
The wheels are made of steel and were 19 inches with 30 spokes 1/4-inch in diameter. Recommended tire size is 4.75 inches by 19 inches.