RARE CUSTOM DELUXE DROP TOP, 239 FLATHEAD V8, 3 SPEED W/ OVERDRIVE, NEW TOP!!
A cool cruising convertible with all the right elements for a great presentation is already an attractive proposition. But this restored 1950 Ford Custom just seems to have the right balance of original features balanced with subtle upgrades to make it irresistible.
The Buttercream Yellow is one of those colors that fits into this car's era perfectly. In fact, it's quite close to what was on Ford's palette for 1950. The real difference here is that you can see there was a serious investment in a more modern paint application a few years back. The result is a classic convertible that doesn't look like it has brand new color, which gives it that perfect balance of looking like a pristine original while still having an undeniable attracting every time the sunlight highlights its luster. The paintwork also helps with the overall premium presentation. These Fords are already one of the most attractive post-war design around, but when the Custom Deluxe trim is complete from the bullet nose, to the full length side trim, to the wraparound bumpers, well then, you know you're paying for something special. Add in dual spotlights, fender skirts, and whitewalls, and this is one of the most impressive period-correct packages around.
We love the black convertible top with the red trim. Not only does this newer piece look premium and have a glass rear window, but also when you lower it, there's a matching two-tone black and red interior waiting underneath. These two colors are perfectly intertwined. You see in places like the red piping on the black seatbacks, the dual patterns in the door panels, and the two-tone of the Art Deco dash. This one feels so authentic right down to the stylized Ford steering wheel, and there's even still the AM radio in the dash. It's the kind of overall presentation that you'll love showing off.
The 239 cubic-inch flathead V8 looks great under the hood with the bronze block continuing this droptop's premium presentation. The engine bay is nicely detailed with the correct oil-bath air cleaner matching the block, and the radiator hoses are proper reproductions that won't sag. Plus, you are now running an alternator for true convenience. But more than just looking good, the glasspack-style dual exhaust gives this famous V8 a little extra bass during your Sunday drives. And the three-speed manual transmission lets you control that soundtrack while also giving it a powerful feeling around town if you so desire.
These Custom Deluxe droptops were second only to the luxury wagons in price in the 1950 lineup, so this is a rare and premium classic. And since it also has all the right touches to be the one you'll love to take the long way to car shows, we suggest you hurry before some else snatches it up. Call today!!!
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- AM Radio
- Manual Convertible Top
- Vinyl Interior
- Exterior Color
- Buttercream Yellow
- Interior Color
- Red and Black
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