Long term California car
Final model year of the first postWorld War II Fords
350 CID SBC V8 engine with dual exhausts
Fourspeed automatic with overdrive
Coral exterior with contrasting gray roof and beige interior
Independent front suspension from a Mustang II
Power rackandpinion steering
Dakota digital dashboard
Chrome Ididit steering column
Original wheels, wheel covers and alternate set of tires in trunk
Documentation includes original owners manual and extensive documents on the vehicle; receipts, invoices and more
In Detroits race to create pillarless hardtops, Ford answered the bell after Chevrolets BelAir and Plymouths Belvedere. This incredible Vicky hales out of the state of California where its had extensive professional work to turn it into the fine driving restomod you see before you
Finished in Coral with a contrasting gray roof, the cars paint and trim are in overall great condition. This Victorias bodywork is straight and solid while its engine bay is extremely tidy and the battery is very good order. The cargo area is in good, original condition and it has the cars original wheels, wheel covers and an alternate set of tires. The car has driver and passenger side spotlights and its chrome bumpers look great, too.
Rolling on Falken ProTouring radials, size 215/70R15 at all four corners. Each tire is mounted to a newer fivespoke alloy wheel. The wheels are in excellent order while the tires are in very good shape.
Under the hood is a Chevy Performance 350 CID smallblock Chevrolet V8 motor with dual exhausts. Backing it is a fourspeed automatic transmission. Other alternations include independent front suspension from a Ford Mustang II. Driver convenience features include vintage airconditioning and power rackandpinion steering.
The cars beige bench seats are in overall great condition, as does the carpet, the ribbed headliner and the twospoke steering column. Newer parts include a Dakota digital dashboard and a chrome Ididit steering column. Overall, the instrument panel and inner door panels are in very good order. Completing the interior is an Alpine AM/FM stereo with CD player below the original factory AM radio.
The 1951 Fords featured an optional FordOMatic automatic transmission for the first time. Ford finally answered the Chevrolet Bel Air and Plymouth Belvedere charge with the Victoria hardtop in 1951, borrowing the term from the victoria carriage. The car was an instant hit, outselling the Chevrolet by nearly 10 percent. The Crestliner continued for one more year, however.
The pillarless superstructure was styled by Gordon M. Buehrig, of AuburnCordDuesenberg fame, who had come to Dearborn after leaving the Loewy team at Studebaker. All 1951 Fords sported a new dualbullet grille and heavy chrome bumpers. This year Ford also added a new turnkey ignition. Front suspension is independent coil springs.
Documentation includes original owners manual and extensive documents on the vehicle; receipts, invoices and more.
Competition to this Victoria in 1951 included Chevys BelAir, Dodges Coronet, Hudsons Hornet, Kaisers Deluxe Club Coupe, Mercurys Sport Coupe, Nashs Ambassador Custom Club Coupe, Oldsmobiles 98 and Pontiacs Chieftain.
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This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows xx,xxx miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE
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Exterior: Coral w/Gray roof
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