This 1957 Ford Ranchero has V8 power, two-tone paint, and restored
style that makes this a bright chrome cruiser. So this is your
chance at a very vintage version of the first year Ford ever
offered this distinct car/truck.
Not only is '57 the first year for the Ranchero, but also it's
quite distinctive. It was the only year for the single headlight
design that had a custom frenched look direct from the factory.
This is especially noticeable when seen in a distinct color like
Willow Green. This joins the Colonial Cream for a factory-correct
two-tone. While this is a sharp-looking color combo, what really
makes you take notice is the brightwork. The full-length trim does
a great job of providing a district dividing line for the two-tone.
And you can see there has been a solid restoration investment here
in the way all this shines. Plus, there are cool details, like the
distinct redline in the side trim that's matched on the edge of the
color-matched wheel. And while the Ranchero gave you a versatile
truck bed and tailgate, you get great 1950s-style tailfins,
The green and white interior has a nice classic look that
coordinates well with the exterior. Everything from the wraparound
windshield, to the heat/defrost controls, to the artful three-spoke
steering wheel give this a very vintage atmosphere. The classic
dash looks terrific, and even the classic AM radio and clock are
still there for display. They also made sure it's a nice place to
spend some time with investments in newer fundamentals, like the
attractive cloth upholstery and matching door panels. Plus, the
added auxiliary gauge trio readouts also make it a taillights
better driver's machine.
The hood tilts forward for a sporty look, and within it you'll find
Ford's Y-block V8. This was an update later in life, but the bold
red block has the kind of classic look that makes it appear like it
has been here from day one. And this V8 earns the sporty look of
their finned valve covers because it now has an Edelbrock
four-barrel carburetor on top. There has been a solid investment in
the motor, and you understand that in everything from the tidy
appearance to the way it sweetly purrs with quality. This likes to
give you a true classic feel going down the road, but features like
the three-speed automatic transmission and modern tires make sure
it's also an easy cruiser.
This first-ever Ranchero is a classic with plenty of investment in
vintage charm. So if you like a true 1950s V8 machine, call
1957 Ford Ranchero
Location:Lithia Springs, Georgia
Exterior Color:Willow Green
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