It's hard not to be attracted to a cool cruiser like this 1963 Ford
Falcon Wagon. It's a rare sight that's been restored to be a true
cruiser with everything from V8 power to an A/C interior. And if
you spotted the custom trailer in the pics, then you know this is
the kind of build that has a ton of interesting features
We love seeing these classic wagons. They were often the most
expensive cars in their model line, even priced above the
convertibles. So the production numbers remain low, making for true
rarity amongst mass-producers like Ford. That kind of history is
why this one has been treated with such care. It completed a
comprehensive restoration about 10 years ago. We even have the
photo book documenting how this became such a straight, clean, and
shining example in its correct turquoise-like Ming Green. And while
most 1960s cars have good brightwork, it's really great to take
note of it here. The full-length trim showcases the straightness of
the sheetmetal; the window trim shows off the wraparound rear
glass; and the roof rack will have you thinking about road trips.
Plus, Ford's styled steel wheels are a sporty touch for this V8
classic. And while this has a terrific stock-like presentation, one
piece you know the factory never offered was a trailer. This is a
custom build that cut out the center section of a two-door Falcon
and converted both the hood and trunk for deep storage cubbies. And
with the matching color, wheel, chrome, and working taillights, it
makes for an exceptional custom addition that you'll also certainly
find quite handy.
The appeal of the interior is as clear as black and
white...literally. The two-tone upholstery was part of the upgrade
during the restoration. Not only is it comprehensive, but also
thoughtfully laid out. After all black carpeting and black armrests
are better for carefree enjoyment. While the trailer can handle the
messy stuff, the large cargo area and fold-down rear seat means
this compact Falcon can handle big items inside. And the fold-down
tailgate makes this great for all-day at the ballgame. You'll love
how this gives you plenty of vintage details, including the
stylized steering wheel and the AM radio that's there for display.
Plus, the correct-style air conditioning unit is actually blowing
cold with modern R134a refrigerant.
This was the debut year for V8 power in the Falcon, and the trim
tag tells us this wagon was born with one. That's why it's great to
lift the hood and see such a well-presented 260 cubic-inch V8. More
than just look good, the way this motor fires up and runs tells you
it was given the right attention during the restoration and proper
care since. V8 power makes for entertaining acceleration around
town, and it's a lot of fun to play with thanks to the four-speed
manual transmission. Plus, power steering and good firestone tires
keep it an easy cruiser.
The sale comes complete with the restoration photos and build
receipts. This V8 wagon is rare, unique, and ready for a few
awards. So don't let such a cool grocery-getter slip away. Call
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