1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible Red Convertible 302 V8 46475 Miles
) “‘Amazing! Your factory-built Ford is quieter than my custom-built car,’ said Herman Graber, the great Swiss coach-builder.'” That headline was part of the powerfully effective “Quiet Man” interview-based advertising set in various European locales.
(Be sure to see the close-up photos in the gallery to appraise the paint finish.) There are no dings, dents, or other damage on the car’s sheet metal panels, and panel-fit is excellent in keeping with Ford’s upgraded quality standards for manufacturing at the time. Extensive chrome on the body-including the bumpers, grille, vertically arranged quad-headlight trim, door handles, side mirrors, lower body-side trim, wheel-well trim, and rear-end taillight treatment-remains in excellent condition with very little patina from age.
Red cabin carpeting is similarly well-kept and free of wear damage. Door trim echoes the seat upholstery with a black, woodgrain vertical trim added for the premium look in this top-of-the-line Ford. The red-vinyl boot cover is pristine (so when the homecoming queen sits there for the parade, her throne will be perfect).