Cohort Outtake: 1960 Edsel Ranger – Who Knew Edsel Had a Starliner?


(first posted 12/7/2013)     Okay, you might have known that the 1960 Edsel two-door hardtop shared the 1960 Ford Starliner two-door hardtop roof. But I sure didn’t. Ford only manufactured 1960 Edsels for 66 days, and in that time produced 295 two-door hardtops. So it’s not like these things were ever plentiful.


The ’60 Edsel was just a tarted-up Ford. I like the Ford’s grille but not its tail. I think the Edsel improves on that tail a little. But in what had to be a cost-saving move, the area where the Ford tail lights would have gone is plainly visible, covered by a piece of sheet metal.

Hat tip to Flickr user wainohg for posting these photos, which are credited to eBay.