When the Galaxie nameplate first came into play in 1959, it was on top of Ford’s full-size model lineup. It was an appealing nickname to the 20th century’s space race at the time, and by 1962, all full-size Fords bore the Galaxie emblem, with 500 and 500/XL designating the higher series. Ford heavily connected the renowned Ford Thunderbird with the Galaxie for commercial purposes, to the point that both models used the same brochure for a year. Knocking on doors of models like Chevrolet Impala and Plymouth Belvedere, the Ford Galaxie became a strong challenger in the full-sized car market. This is a glamorous example of the 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 390 Two-Door Fastback which is reported to have been a Kentucky car. This Galaxie claims to have a straight, rust free body along with a “Y” code engine. Currently located in Florida, this classic collector's piece is ready to be sold to its next lucky buyer.
The Ford Galaxie saw an all-new design for 1965, which was carried on till 1967. The highlight of new features were the vertically stacked dual headlights alongside the extensive grille. The car was also taller and bulkier than previous models. Our subject 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 390 Two-Door Fastback boasts a well preserved maroon exterior with the Galaxie 500 badge displayed on the rear fender. It fashionably sits on silver Cargar wheels and BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires. According to the seller, this car has undergone one repaint. This 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 features a black interior, which provide comfortable seating for five passengers thanks to the front and rear bench seats. The minimalistic dash includes a Kenwood radio along with temperature and pressure gauges, analog clock and a horizontal retro speedometer. The Interior is also reported to be original and in matching condition.
The expansive engine bay of this 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 390 Two-Door Fastback carries a Y Code 6.4L V8 engine, otherwise known as the Ford 390ci FE engine. Coupled to an automatic transmission, this engine is capable of churning out 236bhp and 299 lb-ft of torque.
Car Location: Florida Reported to be a "Y" code car Reported to have a straight, rust free body Reported to have been a Kentucky car 1 repaint is reported by the seller Interior is reported to be original and in matching condition Galaxie 500 2 Door Fastback Y Code 390ci V8 engine Automatic transmission Maroon exterior Black interior
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