Galaxie 500

1968 Ford XL GT 390 With Factory 4-Speed!

As has been with Ford and Chevrolet over the years, they tended to match each other model for model. Case-in-point is the full-size models. When Chevy came out with the Impala, Ford soon followed with the Galaxie 500. When… more»

390-Powered 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Survivor

The Galaxie 500 was the mainstay of the Ford lineup for much of the 1960s. That is until the Mustang came along in 1965, but it targeted different buyers. Though the introduction of the luxury LTD (also in ’65)… more»

Drive and Restore: 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

There is a certain attraction to buying a classic car that the owner can drive immediately but can be restored as time and circumstances allow. That is what this 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible has to offer its next… more»

390 V8 Project: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500

The Galaxie nameplate was born in 1959, a year after Chevrolet launched the Impala. Both would be the companies’ top-line cars until 1965 (the year of Ford’s LTD and Chevy’s Caprice). The Galaxie name was chosen to capitalize on… more»

390 Equipped Survivor: 1967 Ford Station Wagon

Ford has always been a big player in the full-size station wagon field, and 1967 was no exception. That was the third year of a platform that originated in 1965 and would use vertically stacked headlights for the last… more»

Big Block Convertible: 1963 Ford Galaxie 500

During its 15-year run, the Ford Galaxie competed against Chevrolet’s successful Impala (and usually came in second). The name was developed during the days of the “Space Race” to give Ford a futuristic kind of image. This 1963 Galaxie… more»

R-Code Roller: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500

Ford enthusiasts tend to get excited when they run across a 1964-67 full-size car with the R-code designation. That’s because the R meant a racing 427 cubic inch V8 capable of 425 horsepower. Before you get too excited here,… more»

G-Code/4 Speed: 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 Sunliner

It would be fair to say that America was “king of the kids” in the 1960s when it came to the question of high-performance production cars. Eager buyers could walk into their local showroom and drive away in something… more»

390-Equipped: 1962 Ford Galaxie 500

If you walked into a Ford dealership in 1962 and ordered a Galaxie 500, it came with a 6-cylinder engine that provided adequate performance. If “adequate” didn’t cut the mustard, you could choose to hand over the cash to… more»

1968 Ford Galaxie 500XL 390 Fastback

Sandwiched between the Galaxie 500 and the LTD in 1968 was the Galaxie XL. Ford’s marketing people hyped the XL fastback as the “top choice for active people” with its sweeping good looks and powerful V8 choices. This ’68… more»

64k Original Miles: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500

This 1964 Ford Galaxie is a stunning-looking car, and it appears that its next owner will not need to spend a cent on it. Not only is it a low-mileage survivor, but the seller has gone through the vehicle… more»

Buried in the Brush: 1971 Ford Galaxie 500

From 1959 through 1974, the Galaxie 500 was constantly doing battle with the Chevy Impala as leading car in their bracket. The full-sized Fords would be redesigned for 1971, including the bread-n-butter 500. This 2-door hardtop with the same… more»

One Owner Project: 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

Just as Pepsi has always tried to outsell Coke, the Ford Galaxie had the same challenge with Chevy’s Impala in the 1960s. A case in point would be the 1965 model year. The Galaxie was restyled and had the… more»

Ran When Parked: 1968 Ford Galaxie 500

Over the years, Ford sold a lot of Galaxie 500s. It was their bread-and-butter car for quite some time, just as the Impala was Chevrolet’s. The most noticeable change for 1968 that the full-size cars went back to horizontal… more»

Bargain Classic: 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 Sedan

If you’re in the market for a classic automobile project for under $1000, you know how slim the pickins can be – especially nowadays with YouTube people snapping them up left and right. Well, here’s your chance to get… more»

Z-Code Project: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

The Ford Galaxie was created in the late 1950s to compete with Chevy’s Impala. By 1962, all full-size Fords wore the Galaxie badge, with “500” and “500/XL” denoting the higher series. Some say this was to tie into the… more»