Monday, January 19, 2009

Ford Pictures: 1960 to 1969

Rear fender fins became history in the early 60's. For the 1960 model year Ford introduced the compact Falcon to keep the full sized car and the Thunderbird company in the dealers showroom. The mid-sized Fairlane would arrive in 1962 and the sporty Mustang in 1964.

1963 Ford Falcon Convertible

Fords got a radically restyled new body for 1960. This, top of the line Country Squire station wagon shows the new design off well.

1960 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

The compact Ford Falcon was only mildly restyled for 1961, most obvious was a new grille, as seen on this 2 door sedan.

1961 Ford Falcon

The 1961 Ford Falcon two door station wagon one of two wagons available, the other being a four door version.

1961 Ford Falcon Station Wagon

1962 Ford Falcon Futura

1962 saw new front fenders with a slight point and a new grille for the Ford Falcon. The Futura is the sporty model with bucket seats and a console.

1962 Ford Galaxie 500 Sunliner

The 1962 Galaxie 500 Sunliner was one of two full sized Ford convertibles offered. the was the 500XL witch had bucket seats and console.

1963 Ford Falcon Futura Convertible

The 1963 Ford Falcon offered three convertibles, the Futura, Futura Sport and Sprint.

1963 Ford Falcon Sprint Hardtop

The 1963 the Ford Falcon was available as a hardtop, shown here, or as a convertible.

1963-1/2 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Fastback Hardtop

The mid-year introduction of the Galaxie 500 XL fastback hardtop brought a sportier look to the Ford line up. As an XL it had bucket seats and a console.

1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

This 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL two door hardtop has the 406 cubic inch engine.

1963 Ford Galaxie Sedan

In 1963 the Galaxie was the second level in the line of full size Fords.

1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

This 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL convertible looks great! The XL was the top of the Ford Galaxie line in 1963.

1963 Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop

This 1963 Ford Farlane 500 two door hardtop has an optional V8 engine.

1963 Ford Fairlane 500

This 1963 Ford Farlane 500 four door sedan has the optional 260 cubic inch, 164hp, V8engine.

1963 Ford Fairlane 500

This 1963 Ford Farlane 500 two door sedan doesn't have a V8 badge on the front fenders, so the engine is probably a six.

1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Sunliner Convertible

This Galaxie 500 Convertible shows the new body style used by full size Fords in 1964

1964 Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop Coupe

Like all 1964 Ford Fairlanes the 500 Hardtop Coupe was slightly restyled with somewhat softer lines and no more fins.

1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Coupe

The standard 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Coupe, like this one, was equiped with bench seats and a column mounted shift lever.

1964 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Hardtop Coupe

The 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 XL 2 door hardtop. All 500 XL models came with bucket seats, console and V8 engine.

1964 Ford Falcon Sprint Convertible

The 1964 Ford Falcon Sprint came with a V8 engine as standard equipment along with bucket seats.

1964 Ford Falcon Futura Hardtop

Like all 1964 Fords the Falcon Futura 2 door hardtop was restyled.

1965 Ford Galaxie 500

The 1965 Galaxie 500 sedan had bright metal trim around the door window frames. This one also has a set of accessory rear fender skirts.

1965 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Convertible

The 1965 full sized Fords were completely restyled with much boxier lines. This Galaxie 500 XL convertible is an example.

1965 Ford Custom (Police Car)

Ok, this may not always have been the 1965 Ford Custom sedan we wanted to see in our rear view mirrors.

1965 Ford Fairlane 500

The 1965 Ford Fairlane was estensively restyled getting new below the beltline sheetmetal all around.

1965 Ford Falcon Convertible

The 1965 Ford Falcon carried over the restyling of 1964 with only modest changes, as can be seen on this convertible.

1965 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

The 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 looked essentially the same outside as the Galaxie 500 XL. But the Galaxie 500 had a bench seat interior and other trim differences.

1966 Ford Fairlane 500

The 1966 Ford Fairlane was heavily restyled, as this Fairlane 500 convertible shows. The front now featured stacked quad headlights.

1966 Ford F100

The 1966 Ford F100 carried on with the same basic styling from 1965. A Ford "Twin I Beam" emblem appears on the sides of the front fenders.

1967 Ford Galaxie 500

This 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 two door hardtop is equipped with a three speed automatic and a 390 cubic inch engine.The Galaxie 500 was the top selling full sized Ford in 1967.

1967 Ford Fairlane 500 Convertible

The 1967 Ford Fairlane 500 convertible was available with either a six cylinder engine or a V8.

1967 Ford Country Sedan Station Wagon

The retsyled for 1967 Country Sedan continued to be Fords top selling station wagon.

1967 Ford F-250 Pickup Truck

1967 was the first year for this body style on Ford pickup trucks, and the last year for the 352 V8 motor.

1968 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Convertible

In 1968 the full-size Fords got a restyled front end. This top of the line Galaxie 500 XL convertible has hidden headlights, and front bucket seats seperated by a console.

1969 Ford Fairlane Cobra

The 1969 Ford Fairlane Cobra was a fairly basic Fairlane two door hardtop with bench seats and a huge motor.

1969 Ford F250

The 1969 Ford F series trucks looked pretty much like the 68s. This two tone F250 has custom wheels.

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