06 Aug '11, 5pm

Made-in-S'pore 1941 Ford car returns home - AsiaOne

MEMBERS of the public will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with a 'war survivor' at Singapore's Memories at Old Ford Factory from today till Tuesday. A Ford Mercury Convertible, which was assembled here in 1941 and fell into Japanese hands during the World War II occupation, will be showcased as part of this year's Motoring Heritage Day. The event, a second-time collaboration between the National Heritage Board (NHB) and the Malaysia and Singapore Vintage Car Register (MSVCR), will see 40 vintage and classic automobiles roll into the historic site on Sunday for public viewing. The 1941 Ford bears an endearing past, it was never delivered to its owner and shortly after being built in Nov 1941, it was confiscated by the Japanese following the Allied Forces surrender of Singapore. The car was brought to Indonesia by the Dutch after the war ended, and subsequ...

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