Galaxie

Flip-Top Hardtop! 1959 Ford Galaxie Skyliner

U.S. automakers were into gadgetry in the 1950s and no automobile probably exemplifies that more than the 1957-59 Ford Skyliner, aka Hide-Away Hardtop. Using a complex set of hardware and wiring, the hardtop roof would disappear completely into the… more»

Racing History! 1963 Ford Galaxie 500

The partnership between Ford Motor Company and Dearborn Steel Tubing Company (DST) produced show cars and race cars built by DST, which acted as a specialty manufacturing house for Ford. When DST’s Jim “Hammer” Mason decided to go racing,… more»

Stored 32 Years: 43k Mile 1960 Ford Galaxie

The 1960 model year was a big one for Ford. The personal luxury 4-seat Thunderbird was selling well, the compact Falcon brought Ford an expanded customer base, and the full-size cars were redesigned and were “space age” in appearance…. more»

Q-Code 428! 1966 Ford Galaxie 500

The Ford Galaxie 500 got a restyle on the outside and underneath for 1965, but it wasn’t until the following year that the Galaxie 500 7-Litre was introduced, sporting a new 428 engine under the hood for ’66.  Back… more»

Parked 30 Years: 1970 Ford Country Sedan Wagon

Although it didn’t come quite as well trimmed out as the more upscale Country Squire, Ford’s Country Sedan got the people-moving job done capably back in the day if you had a large family.  And while it was considered… more»

Custom Patina: 1964 Ford Galaxie Country Sedan Wagon

When I first glanced at this station wagon, my initial thought was what a cool aged finish was on it, as it usually takes years for the paint to develop a patina such as this.  But then I realized… more»

Bubble-Top 428 V8: 1961 Ford Starliner

The Starliner was a two-year Ford offering at the high end of the Galaxie series. It employed fastback styling which may have been cooked up to compete with the Chevy Impala Sport Coupe (“bubble-top”) and to help Ford compete… more»

2 for 1 Garage Finds: 1961 Ford Galaxie

When the seller bought a house and some property, he/she got two old Fords thrown in for good measure. The “good car” is a non-running 1961 Galaxie Town Sedan (4-door), and the “parts car” may be its twin. If… more»

406 Tri-Power G-Code 4-Speed! 1962 Ford Galaxie 500

Most of the time when the Ford Galaxie 500 comes up in an automotive conversation, I often think of full-size family-oriented cars, usually sedans.  These cars were well-received upon their introduction as a 1959 model and proved to be… more»

Time Capsule: One Owner 1962 Ford Galaxie

It is surprising to see a sixty-year-old car like this 1962 Ford Galaxie that looks like it just drove off the showroom floor. It is an all-original, one-owner, 48,000-mile survivor that is a true time capsule. In fact, there… more»

390/4-Speed: 1968 Ford Galaxie XL GT

Ford made a couple of changes to its Galaxie coupe in ’68 which, in my humble opinion, were an improvement to the car’s appearance from the previous year’s model.  The rear glass on the sides was updated along with… more»

14,000 miles!? 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

Gleaming and claimed to drive “flawlessly,” this 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible in Los Angeles, California has only covered about 14,000 documented original miles, according to the seller. The 20 year-old respray in the original Light Blue Metallic looks… more»

Perfect Body and Paint: 1964 Ford Galaxie

When a classic car has more than five decades under its belt, it is a brave owner who states that any aspect of that vehicle is perfect. However, that’s the case with this 1964 Ford Galaxie. The seller describes… more»

Stored Since The ’90s: 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

The seller of this 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible seems to be torn on whether or not he wants to sell the car or keep it himself to restore.  I guess that’s a somewhat common dilemma, but in any… more»

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»

Q-Code 428 V8: 1966 Ford Galaxie 7-Litre

The Ford Galaxie 7-Litre was a one-year-only, stand-alone model for 1966 and was an offshoot of the 500 Series. The 7-Litre was Ford Division’s version of the Mercury S-55, which FoMoCo also introduced that year. While production was not… more»