1953 Ford Customline

Streetside Classics-Tampa
4610 Pet Lane
Tampa, FL

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Tampa, FL



Year 1953
Mileage 62785
Engine 8
Doors 2
Transmission Automatic
Make Ford
Model Customline

Customline 1953

Title Status --
Exterior Color Sandpiper Tan
Interior Color Brown


This 1953 Ford Customline Tudor Sedan has that true classic cruiser look. Not only do you get a classy two-tone, but also all the right pieces you love from the era: from flathead V8 power up front, to continental kit on the rear. So dig into the details on a car that understands how to put your nostalgia into overdrive.

Ford had a great-looking style in '53. The well-proportioned sheet metal was given serious flair with all the added brightwork. The revised grille was so wide that it reached around the corners just like the bright bumper below it. Not only is there a jet-inspired ornament, but also the trim running down the back half of the car looks like the profile of a plane in flight. Even the taillights look like afterburners. So this really knows how to represent the dawn of the jet age. The trim tag tells us this is wearing its factory-correct Sandpiper Tan main color, but now the roof paint has some added flair with an upgraded metallic brown. It makes for the right mix of classic style with some added cruiser fun. The same goes for the bright dual exhaust tips and continental kit.

The tan and brown theme is carried inside for a thoughtful color theme. It looks good on the plush wool carpeting, smooth dash, and style two-tone upholstery. It's a very vintage atmosphere with terrific details, like the working cabin lights on the B-pillar and the fully finished trunk with the instructions still affixed to the inner panel. And Ford fans will really love to see the steering wheel with the special Family crest in the center that commemorates the Ford Motor Company's 50th anniversary in 1953.

Ford's flathead V8 is a legend all on its own for the power it provides, and the 239 cubic-inch displacement would be the largest installed in the Ford cars. In fact, this is a moment of pride for Ford owners, because this would be the final year for these legendary V8s. So just like the exterior, they added a touch of tasteful flair with the bright polish on the motor's most unique pieces like 90-degree coolant pipes and all those head bolts. This is a well-maintained package that fires up readily. There's a little V8 bark from the dual exhaust that's just enough to make you fall in love with the Flathead all over again. And features like the automatic transmission and modern tires make it an easier cruiser.

This is the best of rolling nostalgia. So if you're looking to get an extra tingle when you drive, don't miss this Fabulous Fifties Ford. Call today!!!


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