The Charlie Thomas Collection | Lot 220
1940 Ford DeLuxe Custom Convertible Coupe
$60,500 USD | Sold
| Grapevine, Texas
20 October 2012
Est. 400 hp, 383 cu. in. displacement V-8, two 4-barrel carburetors, four-speed 700R4 automatic transmission, independent front suspension with coil over shocks and rack-and-pinion steering and four-bar coil-over rear suspension, and four wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 112 in.
Offered here is an all-steel Ford riding on a fresh chassis. It is powered by a 383-cubic inch Chevy stroker engine with dual Edelbrock four-barrel carburetors, aluminum heads, block hugger headers, and a dual exhaust. The transmission is a four-speed 700R4 with Lokar shifter and is tied to a Currie nine-inch rear end. Cooling is supplied by an aluminum Griffin radiator with auxiliary fans, and braking is via disc units on all four wheels. A new Mustang II front end and a four-bar coil-over rear complete the clean suspension setup, while power disc brakes are found on all corners. Smoothie rims with beauty rings and Ford script dog dish hubcaps brighten the exterior, along with new one-piece seamless bumpers, stainless steel brackets, and new running boards. The interior displays new black leather upholstery and a black Haartz cloth electric power top with new chrome top bows. This car is equipped with Vintage Air climate control, power steering, power windows, gold Autometer gauges and clock, a billet steering wheel and column with tilt, as well as billet dash inserts and electric wipers.