<B>1940 FORD 5-WINDOW COUPE</B>

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Lot 46
1940 FORD 5-WINDOW COUPE

Sold for US$ 49,500 inc. premium
1940 FORD 5-WINDOW COUPE

Chassis no. 185498891

221ci Flathead V8 Engine
Single Twin-Throat Carburetor
85bhp at 5,000rpm
3-Speed Manual Transmission
Front Independent Suspension – Live Rear Axle
4-Wheel Drum Brakes

*Recent meticulous restoration
*Flathead Ford V8 power
*Elegant 1940s styling
*Offered with extensive restoration file



The 1940 Ford

The 1940 Ford's appeal was its design, now fully modern and handsomely streamlined with pontoon fenders, prow hood, inset headlights and a subtle grille that integrated with the front fender catwalks for broader appearance and more cooling area. The greenhouse's raked vee windshield, body colored frame and a sleek body beltline bright molding helped integrate the design and made the convertible coupe, particularly, one of the most attractive, simple and refined designs of the era.

The combination of design and performance gave the '40 Ford a particular presence, an attitude and style which set it apart from its contemporaries.


The Motorcar Offered

Discovered as a barn find, this handsome 1940 Ford 5-Window Coupe has since undergone an extensive restoration to bring it to its current, stunning configuration. After being disassembled and brought to bare metal, the swooping coupe body was repainted in an elegant Midnight Blue, with freshly polished brightwork accents. This 5-Window predominantly features aspects of the Deluxe coupe, including the twin tail lights and Deluxe Gauge cluster, however also features the handsome hood and grille combination from the Standard Coupe. It is not known when this transformation occurred, however it is a common practice based on aesthetic preferences and contributes to this particular coupe's elegant presence.

Inside, the redone taupe interior was very well sorted and the Deluxe gauges were rebuilt, improving both functionality and aesthetics. Mechanically, the iconic Flathead Ford V8 was rebuilt along with the chassis components, delivering proper power and handling characteristics for this handsome Ford. All told, it is obvious that a lot of time and money was invested into the meticulous restoration of the coupe on offer; it has covered only 662 miles since its completion.

Accompanying the sale of this fine Ford Coupe is a detailed album of the restoration, highlighting the level of care taken to restore this classic American car. With its fresh, no expense spared restoration and elegant presence, this Coupe is an excellent example to be either shown with pride or driven comfortably by its next owner.
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