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1940 Ford Standard Coupe

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Car location: Morgantown, Pennsylvania, United States

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1940 Ford Standard Coupe for sale

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888-227-0914[email protected]1940 Ford Standard Coupe Stock3058VINSK6658PAMiles22,843Engine Size351 Windsor V8Transmission Type3 Speed AutomaticDrivetrainRWDExterior ColorWhiteInterior ColorGrayDescription

1940 Ford Standard Coupe

A high flat-topped hood dominated the front look of the 1940 model, as the grille spread out to reach the fenders to differentiate the Deluxe line and the headlights were pushed wider still. The standard Ford inherited the grille of the 1939 model with blackout on each side of a heavy chrome center; heavier headlight surrounds serve as another major differentiator from the 1939. 1940 was the last year of the 1937 design and its smaller V8 engine, with a straight six engine to be reintroduced the following year. Sealed-beam headlights were one of the few major advances for 1940, while a hydraulic top was new on the convertible.

For consignment, a "worked" 1940 Ford Standard Coupe. By "worked" I mean a later model engine with more power, gobs of interior upgrades, updated brakes, and snappy white paint job with some raspberry flames. The exterior retains its original lines along with plenty of chrome trimmings. An iconic design cherished by street rodders everywhere.

ExteriorBathed in beautiful white with raspberry flames licking back from the very front, this steel slab sided Ford Standard Coupe has most of its original trimmings and is looking just fab, a homologation of new and old. With only minor flaws in the paint and an overall good fit and finish this coupe sports a carryover grille with chrome bezel headlights flanking on either side and an incorporated V8 insignia above. Rounded lines with bulbous fenders with a decently sized running board connect the front fenders to the rears. A straight hinged on the back hood with curved edges, a rounded trunk, a central passenger compartment which utilizes almost square doors, a mid body trim spear and flared rockers at the bottom complete the package. On all 4 corners are 15" American Racing Torque Thrust wheels with staggered size black wall rubber all the way around.

InteriorThe original Art Deco inspired dash has been upgraded for the driver with an engine turned panel that holds the speedometer as well as other gauges and an AM/FM/Cassette player neatly installed into the dash top. The original knobs and pulls have been replaced and a Vintage Air controller hangs under the dash, (the A/C is not hooked up but is included with purchase). A newer chromed tilt steering column has a tachometer attached to keep an eye on engine revs. Door panels sport a snazzy gray vinyl covering with a sewn in V pattern of stitching along with a white separation panel above more vertically stitched gray vinyl and gray carpet to finish out the bottom. Newer model vinyl covered bucket seats provide relief for your posterior with both seats being power controlled. All business for the back as there is no rear seat, just gray carpeting which continues down to cover the floors. A B&M star shifter grows from the carpet and a tight gray headliner hangs above.

DrivetrainLifting the hinged hood, we see an updated engine bay which houses a Ford 351ci V8 Windsor engine topped with a Holley Avenger 670cfm 4bbl carburetor which sits proudly atop of an aluminum intake manifold. On the back, keeping this Ford all Ford, is a C4 3-speed automatic transmission. A Ford 9" rear axle with 3.55 gears and a TracLoc rounds out the drivetrain and puts the power to the ground.

UndercarriageSome slight surface rust is seen throughout, but mostly just straight black steel for the frame and body hangers. The suspension and drivetrain look just fine with the suspension being a Heidts Mustang II front end style with tubular arms and disc brakes on the front and leaf springs and drum brakes bringing up the rear. Headers feed spent fossils to the rear of the car via snaking pipes and Cherrybomb style mufflers.

DrivabilityShe fired right up and handled the test track with ease. The newer drivetrain, modern suspension, and upgraded braking make for a great cruiser and bruiser. Steering was smooth, braking was adequate, and the experience left me with a smile on my face. We again note that the A/C is not on the car but is included with the purchase.

While keeping most of its original charm, we see a well presenting car with much of its original exterior styling retained. A newer more stout drivetrain which is kept within the Ford family and a snazzy interior with upgrades and conveniences make this rod eye candy that will put you at the top of the show.

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.


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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping: All shipping charges are buyer's responsibility unless otherwise documented in sales agreement.

Deposit: Buyer must contact us within 24 hours of accepted offer, and make arrangements for payment at that time. A $500 deposit is due within 48 hours of listings end to secure the vehicle.

Payment of Balance Due: The remainder is due (plus applicable fees and taxes) within 7 days. If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle or sell it otherwise. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle.

Additional Fees and Taxes: All Pennsylvania residents must pay applicable state and local tax, title and license fees. Out of state buyers are responsible for their own state taxes and fees. Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.

Shipping: The buyer is responsible for all shipping charges unless otherwise documented on the sales agreement.  We will assist the buyer with finding a shipping company. We assume no responsibility for damages incurred after leaving our premises. If the vehicle is going to be shipped, full payment must be received before the vehicle is delivered to the shipping company.

Buyer's Inspection: Every effort has been made to accurately and fairly describe this vehicle to you.  Classic Auto Mall, Inc. has tried to disclose all information known about this vehicle for auction.  Please be advised that used vehicles will have typical scratches and dings inherent for their year and mechanical parts are subject to fail. Classic Auto Mall, Inc. welcomes and recommends a buyer's inspection.  If you plan to have a buyer's inspection, please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to the auction ending.  Buyer is responsible for any inspection charges and fees.

Warranty: Unless otherwise stated in the vehicle description, this vehicle is being sold "as is".  No representations or warranties are made by seller, nor are any representations or warranties relied upon by bidders in making bids.

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Non-Paying Bidder: If the deposit is not received within 48 hours of the close of auction or if the balance is not paid in full within 7 days following the close of auction, we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle or sell the vehicle to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer.

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