1968 Ford Galaxie XL Convertible
Why This Vehicle is Special
Ford advertised it had it all back in 1968, "Wide, sleek,
distinctive, and plenty of V8 power", this 1968 Ford Galaxie XL
convertible, with its Hide-Away" headlights, was the kind of car a
lot of people dreamed of in a convertible.
Only about 6-thousand 1968 Galaxie 500 XL convertibles, like we
have at Skyway Classics, were produced so this is truly a rare
Our 500 has a nicely painted and detailed 390 cubic inch engine 4-V
with most correct factory parts like the blue painted chrome valve
covers, intake, and complete air cleaner system. It also appears to
have the factory carb, cast iron exhaust manifolds, power steering,
and power brakes too.
It starts and runs well as Ford's premium Galaxie 500 XL line was
built for true cruisers and drives easy with the three-speed
automatic transmission and rides on factory chrome wheels and white
The interior has a full size bench seat in front and back
upholstered in black with matching door panels, black carpeting and
floor mats, factory steering wheel, dash, and gauges, including the
The black convertible top contrasts the white paint of the body,
and when you fold it back, the blue interior gives you the same
level of appeal.
The trunk has a full-sized spare tire too.
The Ford Galaxie XL convertible had a new and radical face for 1968
with a sporty look that had headlights hidden behind the full width
grille that blended elegance and performance.
Ours has its white painted body that is nicely complemented by the
wide chrome bumpers and stylish 15-inch factory-style wheel
It also has great trim, center grille, stainless trim, Galaxie XL
emblems, and chrome front and rear bumpers.
The 1968 Ford Galaxie XL Convertible we have here at Skyway
Classics a large sedan with sporty lines that make its size look
more like an intermediate and ours in its white livery and black
convertible top, it makes a real classy statement.
The Ford Galaxie 500 we have here at Skyway Classics is an awesome
entry-level hobby car that has a combination of style and ride and
Please call us at 941-254-6608.