The Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner Retractable Hardtop was the second
car in automotive history that was mass produced with the
retractable hardtop. In 1959, the name was changed to Ford Fairlane
500 Galaxie Skyliner. This is a very good-looking Ford with
excellent paint, interior, and mechanics.The exterior is red and
white, and the paint is very sharp. Body is straight and all trim
and chrome present in excellent condition. An added touch of
elegance is the Continental Kit. The retractable hardtop is in
excellent working condition.Interior is a new red and white
interior by ABC. Dash has been repainted and a new padded dash was
added. The carpet is new as well. All interior trim is in great
condition. The factory gauges are backed up with Aftermarket gauges
showing oil pressure, temperature, and voltage.Engine is the H Code
352 CID and is paired with the original 3-speed automatic
transmission. Both engine and transmission have been rebuilt. Prior
owner added an aluminum radiator and transmission cooler so the car
shifts very smoothly.Options include heater, electric wipers and
radio. New: weather stripping all the way around, new brakes, a top
of the line rebuilt front end by Kanter. All front-end components
were replaced except for the A arms which are in great shape.This
car is tight and solid and drives with excellent performance. Last
summer it was driven in 100 heat over mountain passes of 9000 ft
elevation with no issues.Prior owner collected retractable hardtop
Fords and this car came out of his collection. Car resides in
Wyoming and available for viewing by appointment.
1959 Ford Fairlane 500
Location:Cornelius, North Carolina
Exterior Color:Red and White
Interior Color:Red and White
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