1950s Classic Ford Cars
The 1950s Classic Ford Cars Channel covers popular antique Fords from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of different 1950s classic Ford cars.
1950, 1951, 1952 Buick Roadmaster
1958 Buick Limited Classic Car
1956 Buick Special Riviera Coupe
1959 Cadillac Cyclone
1953-1954 Chevrolet Bel Air
1950, 1951, 1952 Chevrolet Bel Air
1959-1960 Chevrolet El Camino
1951, 1952, 1953, 1954 Chrysler Imperial
1951, 1952, 1953, 1954 Chrysler New Yorker
1957, 1958, 1959 Chrysler New Yorker
1955-1956 Dodge D-500
1955 Dodge Royal Sierra Custom Station Wagon
1957 Dodge Coronet Texan
Why the Ford Edsel Failed
Was the Ford Edsel really that much of a failure?
1958 Edsel Bermuda
1954-1955 Hudson Italia
1951, 1952, 1953 Kaiser Traveler
1954 Mercury Sun Valley
1949-1951 Nash Airflyte
1950 Oldsmobile Series 76
1958 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88
1955-1956 Packard Patrician/Four Hundred/Executive
1958-1960 Rambler American
1950-1951 Studebaker Commander
1956-1961 Studebaker Hawk
1959 Plymouth Sport Fury
1950, 1951, 1952 Pontiac Catalina
Plain, unimposing, and dull, it was anachronistic even when new -- which is precisely why it fascinates today. For this was the first -- and so far only -- instance when a U.S. automaker dared resurrect one of its old models. See specs and pictures.
Ford styling from 1957 to 1959 produced cars that were both hailed as styling innovations and at the same time shunned as the ugliest cars of the decade. Read about Ford's styling changes throughout 1957-1959.
During the 1950s, exotic new body styles were the order of the day at Ford. Among them was the Ranchero, a novel car-pickup that was inspired at least in part by Ford's Australian "Ute." Learn the design and influence of the 1957-1959 Ford Ranchero.
Despite its good looks, the 1950 Ford Custom Crestliner was a slow seller. It was a trimmed-up Tudor with vinyl roof, sweeping two-tone paint treatment, rear fender skirts, and a luxury interior. Read about the 1950 the Ford Custom Crestliner.
The 1955-1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria was the crowning gem of the bright two-tone and chrome era. One of the most imaginative cars of an imaginative decade, it took off for the heavens in looks -- but never in sales. Learn about this iconic car.