1962 Ford Galaxie 500 Xl--real Deal 406 G-code Tri-carb on 2040cars
Millers Creek, North Carolina, United States
Engine:6.7L 406Cu. In. V8 GAS Naturally Aspirated
Exterior Color: Red
Interior Color: Red
Model: Galaxie 500
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: U/K
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Sub Model: GALAXIE 500 XL
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
1962 FORD GALAXIE 500 XL 406 G-CODE (TRI-CARB)---BORN A G-CODE 406---ALL MATCHING #s---UTAH CAR (NO RUST NOW OR EVER)---4-SPEED---350 GEAR NO SPIN DIFFERENTAL---FACTORY ORIGINAL INTERIOR EXCEPT CARPET & SEATCOVERS WHICH ARE CORRECT---CAR BUILT IN LOS ANGELES (J IN VIN DESIGNATES)---NO UNDERCOATING---FACTORY RED PAINT UNDERNEATH---HITS THE ROAD PERFECT---ONE REPAINT---BRIGHT-WORK IS PRISTINE---CAR NEEDS NOTHING---CAR NEVER OFF FRAME (DIDN'T NEED IT)---WAAAY WAAAY SLICK & STRAIGHT---THIS IS NOT A DISTRESS SALE JUST TOO MANY CARS---WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A RED-RED RUST-FREE MATCHING #s 406 G-CODE XL ?---ALL ORIG. FACTORY SHEET-METAL---QUESTIONS CALL PAUL IN N.C. AT 336-838-2078---THANKS FOR LOOKING & HAVE A HAPPY HOT-ROD DAY................
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:59:00 EST
Ford has quite the racing pedigree, but usually, its racers are relegated to the track. Not the new Formula Ford EcoBoost, though. It's a turbocharged, open-wheeled racer complete with a 200-horsepower, 1.0-liter, three-cylinder engine... and it's legal on the roads of the UK.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:30:00 EST
That's stressed in this video from Autocar, with the mag going so far as to show the car's tax disc and license plates. Being a road-legal offering, it's tempting to see just how well an open-wheeler that delivers racecar-like performance while also netting over 100 miles per gallon (assume this is on the British cycle, for obvious reasons) stacks up against modern performance cars.
Autocar lined up the Formula Ford against an Audi R8 V10, a BMW M6 Gran Coupe and a Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG in a number of situations to see which would come out on top. Take a look below for the full video.
The ongoing heavy-duty truck battle between Ford and Ram is showing no signs of slowing down. The Blue Oval is trying to remove at least one point of contention between the two brands by testing its 2015 F-450 Super Duty using the Society of Automotive Engineers J2807 towing standard, which Ram also uses. In the new evaluation, the F-450 is rated at a max towing capacity of 31,200 pounds. That's an identical amount as under Ford's own, previous test.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:30:00 EST
"We leave no doubt with customers that the F-450 pickup truck has best-in-class towing of 31,200 pounds - whether tested using our own internal towing standards or SAE J2807," said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president for Global Product Development, in the company's release.
At the same time, Ford is also changing how it calculates the F-450's payload. Instead of using its minimum curb weight as before, the brand is now using the truck's base curb weight. The revision lowers the pickup's rating to 5,300 pounds, compared to 5,450 pounds previously. The company said in its announcement that the reason for this is "aligning its payload rating practices with other manufacturers to make it easier for customers to compare vehicles." General Motors made a similar switch for its pickups in August.
Concentrated ST Formula Proves Just As Potent
I'm not the jealous type... usually. But I will fully admit to being somewhat of a Pouty Polly when I read executive editor Chris Paukert's report after driving the then-new 2013 Ford Focus ST through the impossibly pretty southern French Alps region last June. I feel like a broken record saying this yet again, but hot hatchbacks hold a special place in my heart. And while I'm always giddy to drive any sort of small, turbocharged three- or five-door at home in Detroit, my jealousy was indeed piqued after hearing Paukert tell about the challenging yet breathtaking roads he encountered while driving the flamin' yellow Focus. You know, the sort of roads that, from above, look like carelessly drizzled lines of icing on the frosted Alpen caps.
Several months later, I found myself piloting a Focus ST just west of metro Detroit, pitting it head-to-head against one of Autoblog's perennial favorite cars, the Volkswagen GTI. It was fantastic - enough so that I fully stand behind my statement that in terms of balls-out performance, the Focus ST cannot be beat as far as today's front-wheel-drive hatches are concerned.