Monday, August 25, 2014

15k: Black Beauty: 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint

Sometimes I feel like I'm repeating myself, but I really can't say enough nice things about the Ford Falcon.  The Falcon shares its major components and chassis with the Mustang, which means that the aftermarket is plentiful and cheap, but the Falcon might actually be cooler than a Mustang coupe.  Find this 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint currently bidding for $16,100 reserve-not-met with a few hours to go on eBay, located in Pelion, SC.


This Falcon is advertised as a "California car" with a number of add-on features (4.11 LSD rear end for instance) but it looks like a nicely done restomod.   Expect the builder to take a bath on this car in terms of money spent versus final sale amount...which is good for a buyer.




Under the hood is a massaged and ready to rock 289 cubic inch V8 with various bolt-on performance parts, but dressed with the original 260 V8 decals -- the seller doesn't describe the state of the build, but it should make decent power in the 300 hp range if the internals have been beefed up.


The inside of the car looks nicely restored as well, thank the previous owner and the fact that you can buy an entire new interior for the Falcon via various aftermarket sources.


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1 comment:

  1. Pretty awesome. About the only thing I don't like is the wheels. Minilites would look good on this Falcon.

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