Galaxie 500

427 FE 8V V8/4-Speed! 1964 Ford Galaxie 500

A trip to your local Ford dealer back in ’64 saw the buyer finding a more sculpted-type look on the Galaxie 500 than in the previous year’s offering, a design that was actually intended to make the car more… more»

30k Mile Survivor? 1967 Ford Galaxie 500

To capitalize on the image created by the “Space Race” of the late 1950s, Ford introduced the Galaxie series in 1959. It would be the equivalent of the Chevy Impala in the full-size pegging order. It would serve the… more»

406 Tri-Power: 1962 Ford Galaxie 500

During the 1960s, two technological races were capturing the imagination of the American public. The first was the space race, as the US battled the USSR to set the first person on the moon. The second was the horsepower… more»

All-original 1964 Ford Galaxie Country Squire: Tailgater’s Dream Machine

Around about the summer of 1967, my dad showed up at home with a woody wagon something like this 1964 Country Squire. At the time, I was not familiar with the concept of decal-wood being pasted onto the side… more»

Fuel Injected 455: 1968 Ford Galaxie 500

The 1968 Galaxie 500 is a relatively heavy beast, but Ford offered potential buyers a selection of engines that gave it excellent performance credentials. This Galaxie started life with the iconic 390ci V8 under the hood, but the seller… more»

1 of 6: 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 LTD Limousine

Ford’s full-size cars were redesigned in 1965, with their most distinctive feature being stacked headlights (which would be used through 1967). To attract buyers looking for more creature comforts, the LTD joined the line-up, something of a gussied-up Galaxie… more»

1 of 102: 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 R-Code

Ford built hundreds of thousands of full-size cars in 1966. But only 102 of them were Galaxie 500s with the R-Code racing motor that put out nearly one horsepower per cubic inch. They were built for speed and not… more»

Two-Owner Tiptop 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

If you’re going to advertise a 55-year-old, two-owner Florida car for sale, it doesn’t hurt to show photos that includes sunshine, palm trees, water, and at center stage: a stunning turquoise on turquoise 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible. I’ve… more»

Stored 50 Years: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500

In 1964, Ford only built 3,100 full-size cars with their 427 V8 motor. With a six-pack set-up, which was in 2,450 Fords, the engine produced nearly one horse per cubic inch. This Galaxie 500 convertible was one of those… more»

One of a Kind? 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

The 1966 model year was a banner one for Ford, with more than 2.2 million vehicles rolling off their production lines. More than 25% of those wore the Galaxie badge, but only 27,454 were the Galaxie 500 Convertible. That… more»

SportsRoof 351 V8! 1970 Ford Galaxie 500

From the late 1950s and into the 1970s, the Galaxie 500 was Ford’s top-selling car (except during the early Mustang years). It was a full-size family car with a level of trim that was comparable to the Chevrolet Impala…. more»

Like New Mechanically! 1967 Ford Galaxie 500

The Galaxie 500 started as the premium full-size Ford in 1959 and would quickly dominate sales. By 1965 the cars had gone to stacked dual highlights, a trait they would keep through the 1967 model year. This 67 Galaxie… more»

429-4V: 1969 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

Ford Motor Company introduced the Galaxie in the 1959 model year, and the car ended up having a good and long run all the way up through 1974.  The Galaxie never really achieved muscle car status, as it was… more»

Only 54k Miles! 1959 Ford Galaxie 500

To capitalize on the “space race” that was taking hold at the time, car manufacturers started using catchy names like the Galaxie 500, an upper trim add-on to the Fairlane series in 1959. So, for a time, the Fords… more»

Race Car Replica: 1963 ½ Ford Galaxie “Lightweight”

In the middle of the 1963 model year, Ford introduced a sporty new fastback body style for its successful Galaxie 500 automobiles. Because of Ford growing interest in racing, 200 of those were built as “lightweight” racers meaning some… more»

Working Retractable Top! 1959 Ford Galaxie Skyliner

The 1950s was an era for experimentation by U.S. car manufacturers. A good example would be Ford’s retractable hardtop from 1957-59. It had a complex operation but was dependable despite what pundits may say today. But they didn’t sell… more»