The 1960 Edsel Ranger convertible was part of Edsel's 1960 model run, when Edsel breathed its last breath. This token model run included just 76 convertibles. Ironically, the redesigned '60s were the most salable Edsels yet, but they simply had no future.
Only 76 1960 Edsel Ranger convertibles were ever made.
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The 1960 Edsel Ranger had a standard 292-cubic-inch V-8 engine.
All this applied to Ford, too, because the last Edsels were basically warmed-over '60 Fords. That meant mostly new cars that were longer, lower, much wider, and arguably better-looking than the boxy '59s. Trouble was, these Edsels were low-priced cars, not high-profit "executive" wheels; as such, they were superfluous to Ford's future. Edsel was thus quietly terminated, but it would not be forgotten.
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