The 60s was a time where performance and fast cars ruled the streets but turn back the clock 10 years and your customers preferred luxury and a smooth, refined drive feel. Finding a neat example of a 50s car regardless of make is increasingly becoming tough thanks to many cars falling prey to the custom build scene. This makes the car we have today all that special, present today in all its glory is this lovely 1951 Ford Custom 2 Door Convertible. This classic is reported to be a numbers matching vehicle and boats all what was good in 50s Americana in its own unique way.
Driving off in this 1951 Ford Custom 2 Door Convertible means you don’t just get a lovely slice of 50s Americana but also one way to brighten up your driveway and make your neighbors envious. The exterior is finished off in a lovely light green exterior and is in great shape. In true 50s fashion this car sports a whole lot of chrome to make it stand out. The light colored exterior matches the black convertible top of the car as well as the original hubcaps which are wrapped with white wall tires. If you thought the exterior of this car perfectly captures the essence of the 50s stepping into the interior of this 1951 Ford Custom 2 Door Convertible might just take your breath away. The interior is reported to be recently upholstered and sports a two tone color theme with the light green exterior and white blending in well to show case the original interior well. The color is not the only element the interior carries over from the exterior as looking into the dashboard you are treated to nickel components adding a touch of class.
Amongst all the custom examples of 50s Americana this 1951 Ford Custom 2 Door Convertible sure is a rarity in the classic car world. Wondering what makes it a rare bird? Pop open the hood and there lies a 226ci (3.8L V8) powertrain that is reported to be the original engine by the seller. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a column shift 3 speed manual transmission.
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