Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day


Thursday 11th February 1932

87 years ago

Ford in a press release to the Detroit News announced they were building a new model, with a revolutionary new 8 cylinder V-shaped engine. The V8 went on display the following month in 14 body types at prices ranging from $460-$650. In the 65 hp engine, two banks of four cylinders each were cast in a single piece with the crankcase, and the cylinders were set at an angle of 90o.

1932 Ford V-8 Standard Tudor Model 18 with optional color keyed wheels, white wall tires, and side mounts.

1932 Ford V-8 Standard Tudor Model 18 with optional color keyed wheels, white wall tires, and side mounts.

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