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.

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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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1958 Ford Del Rio sold only 12,687 units, making it a rare collectible today. It was originally introduced to compete with similar models from Chevrolet during a brief hey-day for two-door wagons. Read more about the Del Rio in this article.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide