GR Auto Gallery
4722 50th St SE
Grande Rapids, MI
Grande Rapids, MI
Circa 1958, Ford launches its all new Fairlane with an unprecedented road trip around the globe testing the durability and comfort on some roads that have changed little since the Roman empire. Fords new frame, referred at the time as the "Inner Ford", had a new wide-base design that lowered the center the Gravity for greater stability. New Ball-Joint front suspension took the bounce out of the bumps, and Even-Keel rear suspension combined softer action with level-ride control. Also new for 1958 was the Interceptor V8 engine, new Cruise-O-Matic Transmission an Magic-Circle steering. At the time, there was nothing newer in the world than the Ford Fairlane. The Fairlane was offered in many configurations including: 2-door Hard top, 4 Door Sedan, Station Wagon and the ultra rare and desirable Skyliner.
Gr Auto Gallery is pleased to offer this 1958 Ford Fairlane Skyliner Retractable 2 Door Hard top. The Skyliner Retractable is the rarest model built in the Ford Line. The car offered here features what appears to be its original 352 CID Interceptor V8 engine, 4 Barrel Carb, Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission, Magic-Circle power steering, and rear wheel drive. Much of the interior appears to be original including the door panels, dash and gauges as well as the glass. The headliner has recently been replaced and so have the hubcaps. The retractable Hardtop functions correctly in both directions and has recently been serviced(see video). Mechanically, the car runs and drives very well and is a very classic driver that can be immediately enjoyed. The car has also recently had all new hoses installed. The exterior has recently been repainted and shows very well.
The 1958 Ford Skyliner Retractable is one of the unique innovations in automotive history. This combine with their style keep the cars among the favorites among Ford enthusiasts and is considered and will remain extremely collectible and a great investment. There have been documented sales of these cars selling will in excess of $70 000.00 dollars. Call the cops! This car is a steal at the price offered here.
Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.
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