The GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this 1940 Ford Sedan for
your consideration. This Ford comes in a beautiful dark red paint
job complemented by a clean custom tan interior. Powering this
classic is a cammed 350 paired to a 700 R4 automatic transmission.
Some features this Ford has are power windows, modern radio, Heat,
A/C, power steering, power brakes, and many more features. Please
call or email us today for more information.
Ford Motor Company introduced its De Luxe Ford line in 1938 as an
upscale alternative to bridge the gap between its base model
(usually called Standard) and luxury Lincoln offerings. The
"Deluxe" name was used intermittently before and after this to
specify an upscale trim, but the De Luxe Ford line was
differentiated as a separate "marque within a marque" with separate
styling and pricing through 1940. During 1939, Ford had five lines
of cars: Ford, De Luxe Ford, Mercury, Lincoln-Zephyr, and Lincoln.
After the war, this was simplified to Ford, Mercury, and Lincoln.
The 1941 Ford line included "De Luxe" and "Super De Luxe" trim, but
these vehicles were not marketed as a separate line. As Mercury
sales progressed, the De Luxe approach was cancelled.
This marketing approach was in response from the different General
Motors brands, (Cadillac, Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, and
Chevrolet), and the Chrysler brands, (Chrysler, DeSoto, Dodge, and
The De Luxe Fords of 1938 featured a more sloping hood and
ornamental heart-shaped grille. This look was passed on to the
standard line for 1939, as the De Luxe Fords gained sharp v-shaped
grilles with vertical bars. The standard line once again inherited
the De Luxe look for 1940, this time with body-colored vertical
bars. The 1940 De Luxe Ford featured a three-part grille with
To see over 80 photos of this car, including undercarriage please
visit our website www.grautogallery.com
Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and
Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle
accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party
inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to
be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make
mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No
Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.