It was 122 years ago on June 4, 1896 that Henry Ford rolled out of his garage/workshop his famous 'Quadracycle', the precursor to the eventual Model T automobile. Often cited as Henry's first car, it was nt. He had been experimenting with different designs for a few years prior to the Quadracycle. Same with the Model T. He kept trying different designs and each one was simply designated a model using the alphabet. Many don't know there was a Model A before the 1928 production Model A replaced the Model T.