1953 FORD CRESTLINE SUNLINER CONVERTIBLE 1953 was Ford’s Golden Anniversary Year, celebrating 50 years since Ford’s birth. “For a season in the sun or your year ‘round fun you can’t match the snug comfort and smart beauty of the Ford Sunliner.” It’s easy to see why Ford’s the all-time convertible favorite! And for ’53 the New Ford Sunliner brings even more advanced open-car features. At the touch of a button, Breezeway Top with new operating mechanism glides up or down in seconds. And you ride on two tone delux upholstered seats that color-blend with inside trim and outside colors. And ‘neath this new Ford Sunliner beauty, there’s brilliant V-8 “go”! This Magnificent Sunliner, finished in Raven Black, Black/Red Interior, and Black Hartz Canvas Convertible Top, underwent a Frame Off, Ground Up Restoration, including Exterior, Interior, Brightwork, and Mechanics. Documentation includes a recent $7,200 invoice for total engine rebuild, and other mechanics. Total investment $59,000. It comes with a Multitude of options: · 3 Speed Manual Transmission o “3 on the tree” o Highly Desirable Factory Overdrive – offers 15% improved gas mileage & lower rpm for highway cruising · Strato-Star V-8 Engine o 239 Cubic Inch Displacement o 110 Horsepower o 3.19 in. Bore X 3.75 in. Stroke o 7.2 to 1 Compression Ratio o Oil Filter § Oil Bath Air Cleaner § Dual Exhaust System with Chrome Exhaust Deflectors § 6 Volt Electrical System § Optima Battery · Highly Detailed Engine Compartment · Electric Fuel Pump o Improved Reliability & Touring · Balanced-Ease Steering · Majic Action Brakes · Flight-Style Control Panel o Full Instrumentation (All Functional) · Electric Clock (Functional) · Interior Courtesy Lamps · Cigar Lighter (Unused) · Power Convertible Top · Dual Sunvisors · Panoramic Full-Circle Windshield · I-Rest Tinted Safety Glass · Majic Aire Heating & Defrost System · Manual Choke · Side Vent Windows · 3-Tone Vinyl Door & Quarter Panel Trim · Deep Deck Luggage Locker o Original Jack o Whitewall Spare Tire · Factory Turn Signals · Super Range Push Button Radio · 1953 Ford Anniversary Commemorative Medallion Horn Button · Wide Whitewall Radial Tires · Kelsey-Hayes Style Wire Wheels · Chrome Side View Mirror · Seat Belts · Wheelbase 115 in. · Weight 3335 lbs. · Comprehensive Literature Set o Owner’s Manual o Accessories Manual o Ford’s Finest for ’53 Sunliner Promotional Brochure o ’53 Ford the New Standard of the American Road Foldout o Console Range Auto Radio Manual The Outstanding Sunliner is as “Straight as an Arrow”, and is Immaculate Throughout. The Sunliner represented only 3% of Ford’s 1953 total production. Many Vintage Ford Aficionados consider the ’53 Sunliner to be the “Last and Best” of Ford’s Flatheads. This Sunliner is an Absolute Joy to Drive and garners all the “oohs and aahs” anytime out. Ready for Show or Tour.