A top-of-the-line classic convertible restored to top condition is
the kind of car we're always happy to have. And when it's
ultra-rare and ultra-cool like this 1963 Ford Falcon Futura Sprint
convertible, then it's time to take a much closer look.
This is a Falcon for those who like a hint of aggressive nature. Mag wheels, a V8, and a four-speed are all great sports car pieces, but this convertible goes further. The factory-correct Rangoon Red paint has been resprayed with a very professional hand. It gives the car a deep, glossy appearance that really makes it standout in all the best ways. In fact, this one catches all the attention simply because its so well presented. This is due to a full restoration that took the convertible all the way down to naked bare metal. That's why the panels look so strait, and the doors shut with confidence. Plus the top-of-the-line Sprint has plenty of bright trim, all of which was replaced during restoration if it didn't meet exacting standards. That's why everything shines like a mirror, and the full-length arrowhead side accent lines up so nicely. Best of all, this Falcon was originally ordered for Ford's #22 Charlotte sales region, which means it likely spent most of its 50+ years right near our showroom!
Beneath the power folding roof is a great matching red interior that's complete right down to the red convertible boot cover. The overall effect is a classic uniform feeling that gives this Falcon an upscale look that always attracts attention. Open the door, and you'll see that everything looks in place in this nicely restored interior. Everything from the bucket seats to the heat/defrost controls looks factory fresh from 1963. The intricate door panels recall just a touch of the 1950s with their shiny materials and lots of polished trim. The familiar instrument panel is in excellent condition. Those who know Sprints will be happy to see the center-mounted tach, a key factory feature. It's also a welcomed addition, because this is a true driver's car with an upgraded floor-mounted four-speed manual transmission.
Stuffing a 260 cubic inch V8 in a lightweight car works really well... just look at what it did for Carroll Shelby. In this Falcon, it makes for entertaining acceleration around town, and it's a lot of fun to play with thanks to an upgrade to a four-speed manual transmission. This V8 received plenty of attention from the restoration, which means the numbers-matching powerplant was expertly rebuilt. So beyond the flashy valve coves and air cleaner lies the heart of a reliable champion. In fact, it's not just the motor that was restored. Take a look at the undercarriage shots. There you can see the restoration budget was pretty substantial because you're looking at new suspension components, and even the solid underside has the red oxide primer as the factory would have it. So this beautiful V8 classic is ready to hit the road.
Complete with a packet that includes seatbelts and decals for the V8 motor, this Futura Sprint has thought of everything. So don't think too long on this one because it might be hard to find the rarest Falcon of them all in such great condition ever again. Call today!!!
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