Tasteful in Turquoise
Featuring a totally smoothed, shaved and prepped body retaining its signature Ford-scripted glass headlamp lenses, with turn-signal indicators discretely mounted inside, the ford has been updated with striking hood vents, sleekly streamlined rear view mirrors, and flush-mounted taillights at the rear. The glossy, top-quality Turquoise paint finish is contrasted by a Navy Blue fabric-covered removable hardtop, recalling the popular “Carson” tops used by customizers and hot rodders in the 1950s/1960s. A suede headliner heightens the sense of luxury. Tasteful and artful multi-color pin stripe accents, quite reminiscent of Von Dutch, were in fact hand-applied by an artisan named “Bruce,” whom we’d love to know more about. Polished American Racing Torq-Thrust 5-spoke wheels and meaty radial tires provide road contact.
Richly Appointed and Equipped for Cruising Comfort
The Light Tan custom leather interior is an artwork in itself, featuring artfully stitched seating surfaces and beautifully flowing custom door panels. Door opening is via remote, with exterior handles and hinges shaved. For a totally clean look. Comfortable and supportive front bucket seats are separated by a Dark Blue floor console mounting the electronic controls for the heat/air conditioning system, which routes air through billet aluminum vents. Power window lifts and a touchscreen display are also mounted in the console. A tilt steering column and awesome billet steering wheel, useful instrumentation, Tan carpeting, seat belts all around. and a column-mounted shifter round out the luxurious interior appointments. The trunk is fully paneled, carpeted, and equipped with courtesy lights, consistent with the Ford’s richly appointed custom interior.
Show-Quality, Yet Ready to Cruise and Enjoy
The engine bay is equally attractive, smoothed, painted and finished in keeping with the rest of the vehicle. Power is delivered by a 350 CI GM V-8 engine, fully dressed in billet aluminum, polished, and chromed accessories. A Ford-scripted, open-element air cleaner draws the air for the Demon 4-barrel carburetor and polished single-plane intake manifold A serpentine belt drive neatly and efficiently drives the Ford’s various accessories, including the polished A/C compressor and alternator. Sanderson headers and a full-length dual exhaust system with wide-diameter polished tips delivers a hot rod-worthy exhaust note. Power meets the street via a GM overdrive automatic transmission and stout 9-inch Ford rear end. Brakes are modern 4-wheel disc-type and underpinnings are upgraded, featuring adjustable coil-over shocks all around.
Too Many Fine Details to Fully List
Fine details are many, demanding close attention and time to fully appreciate. Housed within a classic-appearing polished instrument housing the LED displays comprehensively monitor the Ford’s vital signs. An LED tachometer is included, and the digital speedometer and odometer are calibrated in Metric units. At the time of writing, 15,439 kilometers (9,263 miles) are indicated. Equally ready to blow minds at shows and on the street, this 1937 Ford DeLuxe Custom Roadster is simply an exciting find and ready to attract attention anywhere it should go with its next owner.