1940 Ford Deluxe Woodie Wagon LESS THAN 100 MILES ON RESTORATION

Price: US $149,500.00 Item location: Laguna Beach, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Deluxe Station Wagon
  • Type: Wagon
  • Trim: Woodie Wagon
  • Year: 1940
  • Mileage: 100
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 221 CID Flathead V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 3 Speed Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Options: Leather Seats, Columbia 2 Speed Differential
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1940 Ford Deluxe Station Wagon

1940 Ford Deluxe Station Wagon

The Ford Woodie Wagon is an iconic American treasure. Since the initial debut of the Ford factory built wagon, ord was the leader in the station wagon market and in 1940 Ford produced the only wagon on the market with a V-8 engine under the hood. The craftsmanship that went into building these wagons is legendary, nd the outstanding styling of the 1940 models has kept this particular version of the woody at the top of the list for collectors for decades. Woodie wagons were never produced in great quantities and the attrition rates were high due to their utilitarian use. When they gained huge popularity in the 60s as surfer wagons, he trend for modifying them as hot rods was launched and today, ost of them that have survived have been modified. This Ford Deluxe wagon remains just as it was in 1940.

This example, ne of only 8730 built, s believed to be one of the best original restorations available today. With less than 100 miles on the odometer since completion, his impeccable wagon was rejuvenated by a respected Southern California collector over a period of years. The body, ood, echanical and electrical systems, eather interior, lass and rubber are like new. The car appears just as it did when this Ford left the Rouge assembly line 76 years ago. The car if finished flawless black paint, nd the maple, sh and basswood is authentic and stunning in detail. The original Ford flathead engine purrs so quietly you have to listen carefully to know it is running. The three speed manual column shift transmission shifts smoothly and effortlessly, nd a Columbia rear end gives this Ford the legs to cruise at today’s freeway speeds on 87 octane pump gas.

This freshly restored vehicle has never been shown, or presented for judging for a Dearborn award, ut experts who have seen the car estimate it to be worthy of at least 995-997 points. It is simply superior to most other wagons of its type in the world. Seldom does a car of this quality come to market, xcept at auctions where the buyers will often overbid for the vehicle, hen be charged huge buyer premiums for the privilege of being fleeced. This car is for sale by the private owner. Serious inquiries are invited and we welcome inspection and appraisal in Laguna Beach, alifornia. CALL 7O2-7O6-6OO7 to make an appointment or get more details.