In 1935 Ford introduced its innovative flat head V8 engine as well as a new, stunning body design that clearly separated them from Fords very popular Model A. Introduced in 1935, the Ford V8 was given a cosmetic refresh annually until 1937 before being thoroughly redesigned for 1941. The 1936 Ford Model 68 received a striking facelift from the prior year. New features included a graceful V-shaped grill with vertical bars and wire wheels were replaced by larger artillery type wheels with 12 inch painted hubcaps with chrome centers that included the V8 logo embossed into the center of the hubcap. Deluxe body styles features bright chrome around the grill, headlamps and windshield.
GR Auto Gallery is please to present this wonderful high quality 1936 Ford Deluxe V8 Roadster for consideration. This American icon has remained in the same family for over 50 years and recently been treated to a full mechanical and cosmetic restoration. Since completion the car has been driven and enjoyed for approximately 1300 miles. This Deluxe Roadster is powered by its 221 CID Flathead V8 engine, three speed manual transmission and Columbia overdrive rear end. The car is finished in classic black over tan interior with tan cloth LeBaron Bonney top and interior. The car came optioned with rear Rumble Seat and radio (in-op).
Other highlights included: Deluxe styling, classic Greyhound ornament, V8 badging, outstanding dash and interior, original steering wheel, original gauges and knobs, completely correct and detailed engine compartment, fully restored frame and underside, new stainless exhaust, wide white wall tires, rear mounted spare, running boards, excellent chrome and finished rumble seat area. Today, the car remains completely stock and in excellent condition all over and is ready for immediate touring and showing.
Original, all steel, 1936 Ford Roadsters are few and far between these days. Since the early 50's, these cars were targets for hot rodding and customization. Their styling transcends generations and now after 80 years of existence, these cars remain highly desirable and continue a great addition to an investment portfolio.
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