There's something special to a car like this 1956 Ford Mainline.
They were once the everyday cars of everyday people, and 65 years
later, most of them went to the crusher or became street rods. So
they are a rarity today, especially with a correct and classic
attitude like this.
The mid-50s Fords were great cars. They had plenty of
Thunderbird-style flair with headlight overhang and
afterburner-style taillights. Plus, even these Mainline models had
terrific brightwork, and this looks sharp on the wraparound
bumpers, wide grille, sleek side trim, and artfully integrated hood
ornament. The Mainline name is a great reminder of what people
really bought and drove in the '50s, and this has a terrific stock
appearance - right down to Ford family crest in the wheel covers.
But they did upgrade the paint later in life to a red with a hint
of metallic. It allows this honest two-door sedan to have a touch
of flair... After all, a true classic needs a little extra
The interior shows that they made sure that this classic still
stays comfortable. You see it in places the quality of the cloth
seating, plush carpeting, and the taut headliner. Nothing appears
out of place for a 1950s machine, including a hint of patina on the
trim. So it all looks and feels correct for this car. The radio
even remains a classic tuner style unit. But now it's an
AM/FM/cassette with aux input to give you better driving music.
Because this has such a classic presentation, it's great to see the
correct-style 233 cubic-inch inline-six under the hood. And because
it's built to be a driver's classic, there are the right upgrades,
like a 12-volt electrical system and alternator. The motor runs
smooth out on the road, and you have worthwhile upgrades like power
front disc brakes and modern Michelin tires. But the overall
impression remains a true vintage experience thanks to the control
of the column-mounted three-speed manual transmission.
This is the kind of car that reminds you of what true 1950s
motoring is all about. And there have even been the right
well-placed upgrades to make sure this classic remains a true
driver. That makes for an irresistible combo you need to get your
hands on right now. Call today!!!
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