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1959 Ford Hardtop/ Convertible-Restored

Year: 1959
Make: Ford
Model: Skyliner (hardtop convertible)
VIN: B9EW160451
Price: $37,900

1959 Ford Retractable Hardtop Convertible: Numbers matching, frame-off Restoration

Ford’s Skyliner hardtop convertible was built from 1957 until 1959. Our 1959 model is absolute outstanding in ways that make it among the finest of these rare cars:

  • Frame-off restoration of numbers matching car
  • Rebuild of original engine and transmission
  • Excellent respray in original Raven Black
  • Less than 2,000 miles since restoration
  • Top mechanism works correctly
  • Detailed engine compartment
  • Looks/ drives like new

For those who might wish to decode the car:

VIN: B9EW160451
Body series: 51A
Trim: 38
Color: A
Trans: 4
Axle: 6

Excellent from Top to Bottom

  • Paint and Body

The quality of the re-spray of this hardtop convertible in its original Raven Black makes you think you’re in the showroom at the Ford dealership back in 1959. The body is straight and the panel gaps are correct.

The chrome and stainless trim is all in excellent condition, setting off the elegance of the black car.

The underside of this Skyliner is exceptionally clean.

  • Interior

The green/black/silver interior is clean and fresh-looking, and contrasts nicely with the black exterior.

The headliner looks as new.

The gauges all work properly as do the lights, wipers, and horn. The speedometer and turn signals likewise work properly.

  • Retractable Hardtop

The electrically-controlled raising and lowering mechanism is totally automatic from the unlocking mechanism at the windshield until the top is completely stowed beneath the trunk lid.

  • Engine

The original Ford 332 cid V-8 cylinder engine rests in a full detailed engine compartment. At the turn of the key the engine comes to life and runs properly.

  • Transmission

The car’s original Cruise-O-Matic transmission works smoothly and properly, and was rebuilt during restoration.

  • Brakes

The brakes on the Ford bring it to a safe stop without any pulling from side to side.

An Outstanding Example of Ford’s Iconic Retractable Hardtop Convertible

There is one word that can best describe this 1959 hardtop convertible: WOW! Great paint, excellent upholstery, original (rebuilt) engine and transmission, both a hardtop and convertible: all of which make this classic Galaxie Hairline 500 an enjoyable car to drive as well as a sound investment. What can’t be quantified is the feeling one gets when sitting behind the wheel of this unique car that is dreamed about by so many other car enthusiasts but owned by so few.