1959 Ford Fairlane Galaxie 500 Skyliner Duffy's Classic Cars is very proud to offer for sale one of the most unique cars built in the Decade of Decadence, the 50's. It is the iconic 1959 Ford Skyliner retractable hardtop. Top works great! This particular example is California built finished in the best of color combinations, Torch Red over Colonial White and talk about equipment, this one has it. It begins with the always desirable power brakes and power steering add to that power windows, power seat, Philco Am push button radio, with wide white wall tires on painted steel wheel with Ford hubcaps, stainless skirts, and dual exhaust. The chrome, stainless, glass, and interior trim are very nice with some being original and some rechromed, and the underside is solid. We see these retractables occasionally, but rarely with this equipment level. Here is your opportunity to enjoy a true classic that runs and drives and looks good and you can have one for much less than the cost to build one, and it is ready to enjoy today. This particular Skyliner is powered by the 352 ci, FE-block Thunderbird Special V8 - a factory H-code engine. A Holley four-barrel carburetor and a compression ratio of 9.6:1 provided the car with 300hp, and the Cruise-O-Matic three-speed automatic transmission provided ‘whisper quiet’ shifting.The special retractable hardtop vehicles represented a novel innovation and are once again experiencing interest from manufacturers and automakers, and these Skyliners are still very much the subject of interest among Ford collectors to this day. Other features; Master Guide Power Steering Finger Tip Control Window Lifts Factory Correct Steering Wheel Finished in Diamond Gloss Flame Red and Colonial White 800x14 Wide White Wall Tires Immaculate tri-tone Torch Red Sof-Textured Vinyl Bolster and Raven Striped Nub Fabric with Silver Strand Interior. Power Steering, Brakes, Windows, and Power seat, E-Z Tinted Glass, Fender Skirts, Magic Aire Heater and Defroster. Full factory In Dash Instrumentation, Twin Chrome exterior Rear View Mirrors, Just over 12,000 Produced and very few with this kind of option level. Detailed Trunk with Mat Jack and Spare Safety Guard Package with Seat Belts and Padded Dash Chrome and Stainless Trim Solid and Clean Undercarriage. Owners manual and sales brochures too!
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