1940 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

Condition Used
Body Coupe
Make Ford
Model DeLuxe
Mileage 5000 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Year 1940
Transmission Manual
Exterior Color Black
History Yes
VIN: 185741770

The 95-horsepower 239-cu.in. flathead V-8 is “extremely strong and drives magnificently,”. The provided photos show a nicely detailed engine with chrome acorn nuts dressing up the cylinder heads. The transmission is the original, standard column-shift three-speed manual, which has synchronized second and third gears. The car will “still run down the road at freeway speeds with no hesitation, wobbles, or creaks,”. This black DeLuxe coupe received a body-off restoration, according to the seller. The car came from the John Woodhead Ford collection where it was restored to its period-correct black color, which the seller describes as consisting of three coats of black paint and three coats of clearcoat. He adds that the floorboards, trunk, and all the typical rust-prone areas are “completely solid and rust-free,” with no signs of any accidents. The undercarriage photos appear to reinforce the claims of a solid body. All the chrome and stainless trim items were restored, per the seller. The car has accessory fender skirts and optional bumper guards. The bench seat is covered in correct beige/tan cloth upholstery and the dashboard has been restored, according to the seller. There is a clock in the glovebox door and ashtrays on either side of the dash. The steering wheel matches one of the dashboard colors and it appears to be crack-free in the photos, while the headliner and door panels appear to be in excellent condition. The suspension appears to be original and correct, per the photos, which also show front and rear transverse springs, original-style shock absorbers, and four-wheel drum brakes. The wide whitewall tires are mounted on steel wheels with trim rings and Ford DeLuxe hubcaps.