1960 Ford Extended-Wheelbase Sedan, Or Just Lying Like Mad?

Ok; I know that exaggerated renderings were commonplace in the fifties and early sixties, making cars look longer and wider, and the humans riding in them downright miniaturized. But this 1960 Galaxie interior takes some kind of prize: check out that rear seat legroom. Yes, it’s a kid back there, but I can assure you that the legroom suggested in this rendering is about two or three times too long. Anybody want to calculate what it would have been? Here’s something to use as a reference:

In the back of the brochure are surprisingly detailed specs, including this one with the interior dimensions. That’s more like it.

images: oldcarbrochures