This 1953 Ford Mainline Business Coupe is a terrific mix of
originality and the right cruiser style. It's a V8-powered two-tone
classic that's likely to be unique wherever it arrives.
The trim tag tells us this is a true Mainline Business Coupe. We
love them for a terrific profile that gives us a long trunk that
reminds us of the iconic pre-war business coupes. And this one has
even more distinction with continental kit on the to finish it off.
Plus, you'll get a kick out of telling people about the rarity.
While not the most expensive Ford of the day, these Business Coupes
served a narrow purpose, and so they are rarer than more premium
models, like the Sunliner convertible. The two-tone red and black
paint has a cool kind of style. Good body lines, complete
bumpers/trim, and all the right details - including the two-piece
wheel covers and the jet-inspired hood ornament - mean you have
great fundamentals in place that are already there for whatever
future plans you have.
The interior with the salesman's theme. After all, a real business
coupe has no back seat and just a fat shelf for more
cargo/supplies. The front bench seat is done in a tasteful gray and
a more comfy velour. The dash really likes to keep the classic
attitude going, right down to details like the factory gauge
package. And don't forget to check out the steering wheel. 1953 was
Ford's 50th anniversary, and so these have a special center cap
A true salesman's car needs to be a steadfast strong runner. So
it's hard to beat a hardy Ford flathead V8. This is believed to be
a 239 cubic-inch unit, and the displacement would be the largest
installed in the Ford cars. In fact, this is a moment of pride for
Ford owners, because this would be the final year for these
legendary V8s. It presents well in the engine bay with the tall oil
bath air cleaner and bright head bolts. Plus, as honest as this
looks, you can also spot an alternator and battery for the 12-volt
system upgrades. It helps this V8 remain a strong powerhouse, and
the three-speed manual transmission shifts smoothly on the column.
And you'll especially love the tune of the glasspack style dual
Rarity, distinction, and value come together to make a great
classic. So don't miss this true business coupe. Call now!