No, indeed the new Fords are not built to go racing, although the model B has with more cylinders/displacement, the largest cylinders of all predecessors of model T and three times the performance of Model A.The declared aim in advertising is the capability of the car for everyday use and leisure. You can do without a chauffeur, given the relative simplicity of operation. 'Breakneck' speeds are expressly undesired.
Special attention the company will focus that the price is right. Which has doubled with this heavier and more powerful model. Competitively, it is definitely comparable with vehicles of the time, but the sales figures leave something to be desired. After all, the export has started overseas. The sales figure quadruples compared to the previous model, but considering that the model is favorable more than 30 percent, and e.g. the later models R and S are even sold for 700 or 760 dollars, one can understand the relative disappointment of the expectations set in this model. 02/13