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The Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie and the Flivver) was an automobile manufactured by Henry Ford's Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1927.

It was the first automobile mass produced on assembly lines with completely interchangable parts, marketed to the middle class.

It was a great commercial success, and for years in the late 1910s and early 1920s it was estimated that more that half of all motorcars in existence in the world were Model-T Fords. More than 15 million were manufactured, more than any other model of automobile except the Volkswagen Beetle.

On May 27, 1927 Ford Motor Company ceased manufacturing Model Ts and began to retool its plants to make Model As.

Many Model T parts are still manufactured, particularly fibreglass replicas of their distinctive bodies, which are popular for hot rods[?], as immortalized in the Jan and Dean surf music song, "Bucket T", which was later recorded by The Who.

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