Model A group hold 'Tune Up' event in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Several classic car collectors in Grand Rapids got ready for a road trip Friday morning.   

They call it Toot -N- Tune day. Owners of about a dozen model A's get together in the spring to make sure their cars are ready for the road.

Ford built the Model A for just a few years. Production started in 1928 and went until 1931 at a cost of about $995.

They only go only about 45 miles an hour, but collectors say they are still a lot of fun to drive.

"It's kind of cool to drive down the street and these little kids are walking the dog or something and look up and you hit that ah-ooga horn and they just go 'wow,'" Rusty Wickham, the President of the Grand A's model club told us.

By the time Model A production ended, more than 4.8 million were on the road across North America and Europe. The Model A replaced Ford's Model T and  15 million Model T's were built.

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