Choose of the Day: 1956 Ford F100 | Coys Information


Trendy automobiles are all about offering optimum visibility by way of cameras on the entrance, again and sides of the car. Some may even depict a fowl’s eye view of a car’s environment utilizing a mixture of the entire above. However within the Nineteen Fifties, all it took to enhance the road of sight was extra glass across the cabin.

The Choose of the Day is a 1956 Ford F-100 assortment listed on the market on ClassicCars.com from a non-public vendor in Phoenix, Arizona.

“This lovely large window 1956 Ford F-100 is in wonderful unbroken situation,” the itemizing begins. “The truck is all Henry Ford metal and it is a pleasure to drive anyplace.”

Ford’s well-liked F sequence of pickups first appeared in 1948, masking a variety of utility automobiles from gentle responsibility to heavy responsibility. This instance is from the second era, which started in 1953. The final 12 months of the era was 1956, and vans from that mannequin 12 months (like this one) solely had one 12 months physique model. Distinctive design cues included a wraparound windshield, vertical pillars, and an elective curved rear glass window that gives optimum visibility.

The vendor notes that this pickup has been restored and acquired not solely a beauty refresh, but additionally some upgrades resembling new oak planks within the cargo space, vibrant chrome work, matching windshield visor with color, and a twin exhaust system. Past all that beauty redoing, he had a restomod remedy to convey him into the trendy period. Extra facilities embrace energy steering, power-assisted entrance disc brakes, a tilt-adjustable steering wheel, a more moderen heater, and a Kenwood sound system.

Beneath the hood of this truck is a Chevrolet cage-sourced small block 350cid V8 mated to a three-speed Turbo 400 automated transmission. Primarily based on the two-minute video within the itemizing with a narrated driving sequence, the drivetrain performs effectively, and this truck strikes down the highway with confidence.

The photograph gallery reveals a shade matched diecast scale mannequin sitting on the sprint, which might be a pleasant bonus if the vendor is prepared to incorporate it.

“This truck has received a number of reveals prior to now and is an incredible worth at this value level,” concludes the vendor. The vendor is asking $54,895 for this F-100.

To view this itemizing on ClassicCars.com, see Choose of the Day.



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