Lot 3043

Auburn Fall 2018

1958 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner

The Calumet Collection

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$66,000 USD | Sold

United States Flag | Auburn, Indiana

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Identification No.
G8KW123183
  • Offered from the Calumet Collection
  • The rarest Ford “Hide-Away Hardtop”
  • Functional retractable hardtop with correct storage box
  • 265-hp, 332-cu. in. OHV V-8 with Cruise-O-Matic transmission
  • Power steering, push-button AM radio, and “continental kit” spare
  • Torch Red and Colonial White with matching vinyl and Royal Scot tweed interior
  • Correct factory-style engine compartment detailing
  • 64,047 miles recorded at the time of cataloguing

The rarest of Ford’s retractable hardtop Skyliners is the 1958 model, the first with dual headlights, and few could be more beautiful than this one, finished in its original Torch Red and Colonial White color and trim scheme, inside and out, with numerous factory-correct options. Its engine compartment is detailed with appropriate stickers and windshield washer bag, and the interior is finished in the proper vinyl and Royal Scot tweed fabric. Most thrilling of all, its retractable hardtop, sorted by the Calumet Collection’s expert staff with the aid of a well-known specialist, fully functions as new – a wonderful display guaranteed to draw the most crowds at any cruise-in!