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For Sale: 1960 Ford Galaxie in Hilton, New York


Vehicle Description

Here's one of our favorite cars ever! FORD 1960 GALAXY CONVERTIBLE Quad headlight design! 352ci V8 'X' code Flattened Tail Fins! Three Tone Interior! Chrome and Stainless that Go On Forever! All Original Body Panels,, Check out the stampings and factory inspection markings. Power Convertible Top and Boot! Beautiful Monte Carlo Red exterior, shows some patina but is original and still provides plenty of shine and looks great! Miles are over 100K miles The Galaxie was the top series for 1960 and included lots of chrome. It had chrome "A" Pillar mouldings, chrome window mouldings, horizontal chrome strip on the side of the body, ribbed aluminum stone shield behind the rear wheel opening, and a stamped aluminum escutcheon panel between the taillights. Depending on which model you got it had either "Galaxie", "Starliner", "Sunliner" script on the trunk lid. For the 1960 year, the very popular Starliner body style was featured as an addition to the lineup. The Starliner was a dashing sports car sedan that came with a 'rakish roofline' with no door post that featured an open air effect throughout the car. The most unique and considered to be the 'raciest' of Ford's larger-than-normal '60's vehicles, the Ford Galaxie Starliner and Sunliner were unveiled and were now nearly six inches longer in length, almost 200 lbs heavier and nearly five inches wider. The styling was sleek and graceful and helped to hide some of the weight and was also aided with a sloped hood, simple grille, chrome-edged fender-lines, straight A-pillars and horizontal tailfins. The Starliner has always been noted for its elegant hardtop that featured very narrow B-pillars. The Sunliner led the top-line Galaxie lineup in 1960, but the Starliner was unique with a pillar-less semi-fastback two-door hardtop that replaced the '59's ultra popular square-roof version. Selling really competitively, the Starliner was unfortunately not keeping up to Ford's standards, and for 1961 a conventional hardtop coupe was reinstated this year. Starliner sales plummeted, and the model didn't return to the lineup. For 1961 the Starliner featured a bullet-embellished front bumper and afterburner taillights. Customers could choose over a dozen interior color options, meanwhile the interiors varied from model to model. Some of the selling points of the '60 and '61 Galaxie Starliner and Sunliner was the plush ride, the room and spaciousness of the cabin, the ample club support and the fact that its 'moving up strongly in value'. Other pluses were the smooth V8 power-teams, the swooping styling and that fact that it is still quite affordable to own. The downsides of both of these cars are the fact that it's quite difficult to find originals still in good condition and the also that trim and body parts are hard to find. For sale now in our showroom Great Lakes Classic Cars 6 Upton Street Hilton, N.Y. 14468 (800)510-3797 We sell and ship worldwide! Tinted Glass, Armrests - Dual Front, Power Steering, Automatic Transmission, Am/Fm Radio, All-Season Tires, Full-Size Spare Tire, Spare Tire

Vehicle Details

  • 1960 Ford Galaxie
  • Listing ID:CC-1361070
  • Price:$26,995
  • Location:Hilton, New York
  • Year:1960
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Galaxie
  • Exterior Color:Monte Carlo Red
  • Interior Color:Black / White / Red
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:109913
  • Stock Number:E1228
  • VIN:0000000F55X126684