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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Ford's 1932 V-8 model also contributed to the look of automobiles. Its "drop-frame" construction brought the passenger compartment down from its high perch up on the axles to its now-familiar position between the front and rear axles. This lowered the car's height and its center of gravity. The engine was moved over the front axles, and the hood was expanded outward. Like the Model T and Model A, it had a favorable power-to-weight ratio, and its sixty-five-horsepower capacity gave it significant strength.

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