The Total Performance Cars for 1962. 1962 ushered in the era of the Ford Galaxie 500 model and big block muscle cars and none were more powerful, beautiful and inspiring than the big block Galaxie 500. High in style and substance, yet big on horsepower and performance. This car was a high water mark of prestige and success for Ford Motor Company and a car to be envied by all other car makers.
Today, the first year Ford Galaxie 500, 1962, is the most rare and elusive of all Galaxies. This 1962 Ford Galaxie was the epitome of what American muscle was about and where the performance market was heading. Even more rare, this car is equipped with its original 390 CI 300 HP 4 barrel engine, factory cast iron headers and a FoMoCo aluminum intake manifold.
Finished in its original color of Rangoon Red with original red stylized interior, this Galaxie epitomizes vintage American muscle and the history of the original muscle cars. So powerful and versatile this very body style and drivetrain was the dominating car in Nascar in 1962.
With only 38,000 ACTUAL miles and 2 previous owners. The original owner owned this vehicle for 50 years. This survivor car is a time capsule having had only normal restorative work to maintain its original beauty. It is easy to see this rare Galaxie has been meticulously maintained and well cared for its entire life.
This highly desirable 1962 Ford Galaxy 500 is equipped as follows:
Original engine, transmission and drivetrain.
Original color Rangoon Red Exterior
Original Red Stylized Stripe Interior
Highly optioned with many rare options include:
•Original 390 CI 300 HP 4 Barrel Carb Engine
•RARE FoMoCo Aluminum Intake Manifold
•RARE Factory Cast Iron Headers
•Original 3 Speed Manual Transmission plus Overdrive
•Special Wide Performance Wheels
•Ford Baby Moon Caps
•3 Piece Cluster Engine Gauges
•New Exhaust System