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1960 Ford Galaxie
The Ford Galaxie Convertible

1960 Ford Galaxie

The Galaxie was the top series for 1960 and included lots of chrome. It had chrome "A" Pillar mouldings, chrome window mouldings, horizontal chrome strip on the side of the body, ribbed aluminum stone shield behind the rear wheel opening, and a stamped aluminum escutcheon panel between the taillights. Depending on which model you got it had either "Galaxie", "Starliner", "Sunliner" script on the trunk lid.

 

 

 

1960 Ford Galaxie Specifications

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Galaxie & Galaxie Special Series Six-Cyl
N/A 52 4 Dr Town Sedan $2,603 3,633 lbs Note 2
N/A 51 2 Dr Club Sedan $2,549 3,552 lbs Note 3
N/A 54 4 Dr Town Victoria $2,788 3,752 lbs Note 4
N/A 53 2 Dr Starliner Hardtop $2,610 3,566 lbs Note 5
N/A 55 2 Dr Sunliner Convertible $2,680 3,750 lbs Note 6
Galaxie & Galaxie Special Series V-8
N/A 52 4 Dr Town Sedan $2,716 3,734 lbs Note 2
N/A 51 2 Dr Club Sedan $2,662 3,653 lbs Note 3
N/A 54 4 Dr Town Victoria $2,901 3,853 lbs Note 4
N/A 53 2 Dr Starliner Hardtop $2,723 3,667 lbs Note 5
N/A 55 2 Dr Sunliner Convertible $2,973 3,841 lbs Note 6

Notes:

  1. Total series output was 289,268 units including both sixes and V-8s.
  2. Production was counted by body style only. 103,784 Total.
  3. Production was counted by body style only. 31,866 Total.
  4. Production was counted by body style only. 40,215 Total.
  5. Production was counted by body style only. 68,641 Total.
  6. Production was counted by body style only. 44,762 Total.

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Width Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Galaxie 119 in 213.7 in 81.5 in 61 in 60 in 7.50 x 14
Galaxie Convertible 119 in 213.7 in 81.5 in 61 in 60 in 8.00 x 14
Galaxie Station Wagon 119 in 213.7 in 81.5 in 61 in 60 in 8.00 x 14

1960 Ford Engine Codes

  • "S" Code - Falcon six, 144 cid, 85 hp.
  • "V" Code - Ford six, 223 cid, 145 hp
  • "W" Code - V8, 292 cid, 185 hp
  • "J" Code - Thunderbird Special, 430 cid, 350 hp  
  • "X" Code - Intercepter, 352 cid, 235 hp
  • "Y" Code - Interceptor Special, 352 cid, 300 hp
  • "R" Code - Interceptor Special, 352 cid, 360 hp

 

 

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