1959 Ford F100 Pick-up (Third Generation)

 1959 Ford F100 Pick-up (Third Generation)

1959 Ford F100 Pick-up (Third Generation)

Registration 290 XUT
Chassis Number F10C9R47898
Engine Number D90E6015E3A
Odometer reading 97,778 miles
Estimate No Reserve

There is no doubt that the Ford Pick-up occupies a special place in the psyche of the American male. Introduced in 1948, the F100 launched a love affair with this handsome utility vehicle that has lasted right up until today. First sold in a number of different configurations, the Pick-up was always the best seller. The next generation, from 1953 to 1956, had better engines and increased dimensions. The cab was also improved with a wraparound windscreen, new dashboard and even seatbelts. Optional of course. The third generation was, again, modernised and redesigned. Front bumpers were now integrated and the new ‘Styleside’ bed continued the smooth lines through to the rear.

The current engine powering this striking example is a fully rebuilt 1972 Mustang, five litre unit by Huddart, now converted to run with an automatic gearbox and ‘Lockyer ‘ C3 transmission. Retardation comes in the form of power brakes with a custom built stainless steel exhaust also running beneath the car. Offered without reserve, bidding should be hot for this cool cat.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot prior to the sale. Buyers are advised to inspect the car in person or use a professional to carry out this service.

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