Up for sale in our Tampa showroom is this very clean 1962 Ford Galaxie 500XL Convertible. In 1962, Ford introduced two new series: the Galaxie 500 and Galaxie 500XL. Standard equipment started off with the choice of 11 different vinyl and nylon plastic fabric interiors, 13 Diamond Lustre Enamel exteriors, white vinyl headlining, deluxe arm rests both front and rear, electric clock, backup lights, metal drip roof rail, metal body side molding, and more. The frame members received a new redesign to isolate the passenger compartment and cut out noise, vibration and ride harshness while the body rocker panels were zinc to armor against rust and corrosion. Along with options such as the Power Tailgate Window and MagicAire Heater, there was the Console Range Radio, Lifeguard Jr. door locks and cargo cover. Inside, 93.5 cu. ft of space provided ample storage over 10 feet long with tailgate open - 8 feet with tailgate closed. For greater economy and longer life, Ford developed engines that have a Short Stroke, low friction design with free-turning overhead intake and exhaust valves, super filter air cleaner and a high capacity in line 30,000 mile fuel filtering system. This 1962 Ford Galaxie 500XL came with a 352 V8 and 3-speed manual on the floor. The exterior is in good condition with a factory color Red on the outside which goes wonderfully with Black interior, the black top is brand new and fully operational. This car screams 60s and is sure to impress at cruises and car shows. The 1962 Ford Galaxie 500XL can be seen including 100+ HD pictures and video at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. For immediate assistance please call 813-645-6200 or email Tampa@GatewayClassicCars.com
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