Just out of a private collection, GR Auto Gallery is pleased to offer this 1953 Ford Victoria Crestline Two Door Hard Top to the collector car market. The Crestline was Fords top trim package for the Victoria in 1953. The car here was part of a 4-car acquisition from a local collector enthusiast who kept his cars meticulous. It was lovingly restored in 2011 and is presented in its original factory color two tone combination of Sea Haze Green / Colonial white over Green Craftloom fabric interior. Since, the car has been stored in a clean, climate controlled garage, enjoyed and shown at many local events.
The car is powered by its 239 Cubic inch “Strato Star” flat head V8 engine, 3 speed manual transmission and rear wheel drive. Highlights include: Bench seat, Clock, Horn Ring, Radio Delete, Dual Exhaust, Excellent Chrome and Trim, Spare Tire, Jack, Color Keyed Wheels with Factory Wheel Covers, Factory Low Cut Read fenders, Wide White Wall Tires, etc.
This Crestline Victoria is all over gorgeous featuring beautiful paint, near perfect interior, excellent chrome and trim, highly detailed engine compartment and super clean frame and under structure. The car runs and drives excellent and has benefitted from consistent care and maintenance.
Early 50's Fords continue to remain popular in todays collector car market. The style is timeless, the Flat Head V8's are highly desirable and the Ford moniker has earned global respect. The car here is a top shelf example and will dress up any collection or show. The car comes with a nice file of receipts, services and owner history.