1959 FORD GALAXIE 500 RETRACTABLE HARDTOP - 188710 Sold* at Scottsdale 2016 - Lot #825 1959 FORD GALAXIE 500 RETRACTABLE HARDTOP https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/188710/188710_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #825

1959 FORD GALAXIE 500 RETRACTABLE HARDTOP

Auction Scottsdale 2016
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 825
Year 1959
Make FORD
Model GALAXIE 500
Style RETRACTABLE HARDTOP
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN B9FW115001
Exterior Color TWO TONE BLUE
Interior Color BLUE
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 332
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #825 - This stunning 1959 Ford Galaxie 500 Skyliner has been completely restored to original factory specifications. To begin, it features a 332/225hp V8 engine with a 3-speed Cruise-O-Matic transmission. In addition to comfort 4-way power seats, it can be driven as a convertible or as a two-door hardtop (the pull of a switch allows both to happen). In either case, the elegant interior features power seats, factory Selectaire air conditioning and power windows for convenience. The power activated Town & Country radio still tunes in AM/FM stations. Fairlane 500 Galaxie was the top trim level offered for all Skyliners. It added new wide Thunderbird inspired top with a much wider C-pillar. The Galaxie script replaced a Fairlane 500 designation on the quarter panels, but the Fairlane 500 emblem was retained on the trunk lid. The large top made the car heavier, requiring a higher horsepower V8 engine. It has a Continental rear end and chrome fender skirts and has a Style-Tone two-tone blue exterior paint.
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