"Ruby" is a 1939 Ford Tudor Deluxe fresh from a 4yr, no expenses spared, resto-mod. The deep black cherry pearl paint, chrome factory-look wheels and whitewall Coker tires give this car a classy, timeless look and appeal. Opening the door of this car is like opening a time capsule back to the art deco glory days of the 1930's with all the modern conveniences you would come to expect in a new vehicle. The interior is appointed with the finest leather, beautiful carpet, a suede headliner and all the polished appointments and finish that define luxury and class. The dash is a burnished example of perfection, seamlessly combining the original art deco style and instrumentation of the day with the modern equipment of today. Such as an Alpine touch screen entertainment and navigation system with backup camera, Vintage air conditioning and heat, and Nurelic power windows.
The classy, understated interior and exterior also make this classic Ford Tudor the most unsuspecting of "Sleepers". They give no hint, no inkling of the ferocious animal that lurks just below the conservative veneer of this timeless classic. The seamless combination of old and new that makes "Ruby" so special isn't just skin deep. Under her hood you will find a flawless installation of a factory new Ford Performance fire-breathing 5.0 "Coyote" engine mated to a Performance Automatic built Ford AODE 6 speed electronic transmission complete with a Lokar shifter and Smart Shift Module. All this power and torque is brought to the road through a Ford 9-inch rear end with a 3.50 positrac differential. This impressive powertrain is mounted to a custom built Fatman chassis by Scott's Hotrods. The steering rack is comprised of a Thunderbird rack and pinion system mated to a tubular Mustang IFS. The suspension provides a beautiful balance of performance and comfort, comprised of Ride Tech coil over shocks in the front and rear with a nearly perfect 51/49 weight distribution of only 3,300#. The brakes come via four-wheel disc brakes by Wilwood with an electrically boosted ABS master cylinder.
This exquisite 1939 Ford is the result of one man's dream and four years of masterful craftmanship and the tireless pursuit of perfection it took to bring it to reality. The attention to detail put into this project will more than satisfy the most discerning of car collectors and enthusiasts. "Ruby" is truly one of a kind and offered for less than half of the new build cost.
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