The basic modification of Ford Custom 1957 was offered in 11 colors. The car has a large number of chrome trim elements of the exterior. On the middle line of the body was placed chrome molding in the form of a “gull wing”, and the rear window had a metal frame. The color could be either monophonic or bicolour. Ford Custom 1957 in a two-tone color was supplemented with chrome-plated caps Fashion-Ray Sunburst.
Some Ford Custom 1957 was supplied with anodized lateral golden moldings and a rigid cargo compartment lid with a chrome trim.
The 1957 models were offered with three types of engines. The basic motor had a capacity of 144 hp (six-cylinder engine) and two optional – 190 and 212 hp (V-shaped eight-cylinder). Also, on order, it was possible to install any engine available for Ford cars. The buyer could order in addition:
- reinforced (double) floor of the load compartment, increasing the carrying capacity up to 1190 pounds,
- Heater Magic-Aire,
- Sure-Stop brake booster,
- electric windows,
- Ford-O-Matic transmission,
- air conditioning (only for models with V-shaped eight-cylinder engines),
- electric clock,
- radio receiver with automatic search and tuning of stations,
- windshield washer-wiper Aqua-matic,
- safe dashboard,
- seat belts,
- tinted safety window glasses I-Rest.
The cost of the car in the base set in 1957, taking into account all fees was $ 2,244.44. The factory price of Ford Custom 1957 with a six-cylinder engine was set at $ 2,173. In the variant with the eight-cylinder engine the car cost was $ 2224. Production of the model was established at 15 Ford plants in US.
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