1967 Ford Fairlane
Looks like a 66 or 67 Ford Fairlane to me. I don’t know what’s with the thing that looks like a big stand-up hood ornament.
A 1966-67 Ford Fairlane but I remember then the 1966-67 Plymouth V.I.P got a hood ornament as well. I exclude Cadillac since it might look too small to be a Caddy from that era.
Caddy also wouldn’t have that cheap-looking front bumper
It’s about three feet too skinny to be a full-size Plymouth.
Definitely a 66 or 67 Fordor Fairlane. Can’t see a grill, so can’t tell which year. Reminds me of when I was a kid. Dad had a 63 Galaxie……towing a camper (with fins!) to Gooseberry Falls MN.
“Is that a pickle in your pocket or are you just glad to see me?”
Or mercury Comet
Yup. Comet…in the stacked-headlight era. 1967?
I think you are right. Neighbor had one forever and I used to drool over it whenever it was allowed out of the garage and left running on fast idle for 2 hours to “exercise’ it. her husband bought it new, and her son sold it when they moved her to a nursing home.
Found it years later with 5,000 more miles on it, (52,000 on it total) and could have bought it for $400, but I’d have to reassemble it, and locate parts that the guy sold off it. I passed after that mint car in 1997 looked like it had sat in a field with the windows down for 20 years in 2009. It was just ruined. I did get a few things off it.
Just to be different, I reckon its a Facel Vega….. with a Fairlane bumper
Damn! I think you nailed it!
It’s clearly a mid-60′s Mercedes with the famous early-production ‘oversize’ hood ornament.
I think the above guesses for a 66-67 Fairlane are correct. My dad had one, and it should have been obvious.
A 65 Ford Galaxy/LTD , with a fairlain bumper i guess
A ’65 Mercury Comet with a hood hard on or an old Pontiac hood ornament
Don’t know about the hood ornament. But I’m going with ’66 Comet. I believe the Fairlane front fender extensions surrounded the headlights with bright trim. This car seems to have the Comet’s body-color front fender extensions.
It looks like a Comet to me too, the stacked light surronds were pointier than Fairlane. It’s too small to be an LTD, also.
Definitely a ’66-’67 Fairlane. The convex crease in fender, visible under tarp, starts at leading edge of fender; whereas on Comet it begins several inches behind that same point. Also, below that crease, the leading edge of the fender appears to be “swept back” like a Fairlane, the Comet does not.
1964 Rolls Royce Berline Silver Phantasm with Mulliner Park Bench coachwork by Vanden Blah.
I don’t know guys, that looks like a Type 3 Karmann Ghia to me.
Is the trailer behind it for sale?
If I bought it could I leave it parked there and live in it?
Count me in as a fan of the 80-89 bodystyle. I find the 90-92 is trying too hard to look like a Town Car and the headlights make the front end look too wide.
I hate the padded rear quarter windows on the 90 because they take away from the beautiful shape of the side window area. That is supposed to be outlined in chrome so that the proportion of the glass to the body is played up in proper Bill Mitchell fashion. You can tell he had a lot to do with the 80 but not the 90.
I’d love to have one of these and have been looking. It’s sad 81-85 can’t be part of the pool as most of those were junked due to GM’s unreliable engine selections (V864 and HT4100). That leaves the 86-89 with the Olds 307 V8 or the 90-92 with the Chevy 305 or 350.
While production numbers of the Chevy engined models are lower than for the Olds, a quick look at eBay will show far more for sale with the Chevy. I think this speaks more to desirability of the earlier car than survival rates of the later.
It’s true the 86-89 with the 307 is slow but it was gorgeous, reliable and got excellent fuel economy, I believe around 18 city and 24 highway. With some relatively low cost modifications to the steering system and suspension the car can be made to handle really, really well.
funny how one of us gets the year right, while another gets the make, model etc to put it all together it takes all of us sometimes.
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