1964 Ford Galaxie 500

Posted in 1960s, Ford, Galaxie by Richard

Six Series Town Sedan: This model is called lightweight because for this model lightweight components were used so that it could do well in racing competitions. Amazingly, only 50 lightweight were produced, and all of them have special 4AGGR VIN code. So, this model is very special among all 1964 Ford Galaxie 500.

Six Series Club Sedan: It was produced in 1963, and is powered by a 425 horsepower mighty engine. In fact, the 427 engine of this car is installed in only 400 Galaxies. So, this car is also very rare.

Six Series Club Sedan, Chassis Num 4G66Z195717: It was sold at 15,400 dollars at RM Auctions in 2009. The expected price was from 25000 dollars to 35000 dollars. It is powered by a high-profile V8 engine, capable of producing 300 horsepower. The odometer reads 34000 miles.

V8 Club Sedan: This 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 XL is powered by a 220 horsepower engine, and has only traveled 14,800 miles. It has also three-speed different transmission system.

XL Convertible: It was produced in 1964. Its motor is known as “big block” motor, and can generate four different speeds. These two features have made this car really special. Earlier the motor was huge which was not suitable for high-speed, so the size of the motor was reduced. The manufacturer used smaller lighter Fairlane shell, and got nice speed immediately.

Specifications: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 was produced from 1959 to 1974. It weighs 3575 lbs or 1621.593 kg. Its price ranges from 2611 to 3485 dollars.

Sales: According to 127 auctions, average sales value of 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 is 27,951 dollars, the lowest value is 4,000 dollars, and the highest is 37, 5000 dollars. It is also obvious that from 2004 to 2012 the sales have been steady except in 2008 and 2011 when it was sold very well.

1965 Shelby Cobra 289

Posted in 1960s, Mustang, Shelby by Richard

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX 6057: 1965 Shelby Cobra 289 is a great car to collect. It is powered by one Ford 289 V-8 engine. There are two types of engines in terms of horsepower. For the street version, the power is 271 horsepower with 135 mph maximum speed and the track version is powered by one 325 horsepower engine with maximum speed of 150mph. It can accelerate up to 100 mph within 10.6 seconds. From 1963 to 65 it acquired 42 international records in the world GT championship in 1965. 579 Shelby-AC Cobra 289 cars were assembled in the U.S. and 15 cars were manufactured in Britain.

CSX 2587: The last owner of this car is James Fillback. He bought it on 2001. Before him, Quinton Dobbs was the owner. Amazingly, there is a street named after Dobbs.

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX 2540: This model was used in a famous TV program called “Honey West TV Detective Series” featured Anne Francis.

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX 2610: It is the last 1965 Shelby Cobra 289 made by the famous Surrey factory. It is powered by a Weber-carburetor 289 Ford engine. It provides you with four speed transmission.

Roadster: This is one of the best Cobra cars. It looks very elegant even with its simple design. It is lightweight and lightning fast. It is special because only 654 pieces were manufactured.

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX-2494: Only several pieces were manufactured by Shelby for race.

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX-2452: 500 pieces were manufactured.

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX 2254: This car was featured in two films titled “Viva Las Vegas” and “The Killers”

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX 2522: It was known as “Slalom Snake”

CSX 2387: The original exterior was bright blue and the interior was red.

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX 2513: Only six cars were manufactured for racing.

Roadster Chassis Num: CSX 2537: It was manufactured for SCAA racing.

Specification: Its engine is located at the front part of the car. It is a rear wheel type car, and weighs 952.544 kg. You can accelerate up to 60mph within 10.6 seconds and you will get maximum speed of 217.215km/h. The most appealing stat is that 1965 Shelby Cobra 289 has been produced 2, 170795 pieces!

Sales: According to 32 auctions, average sale value: $242,557, lowest sale value: $25,300, and the highest sale value: $909,275. Also, it is obvious that the sale value increased from 2006 and it is still increasing.