Ford Galaxie/Sunliner/Fairlane 500 1957-1973 - 2020 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers

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Ford Galaxie/Sunliner/Fairlane 500 market review 2020

Australia’s love affair with very big Fords began in 1959 with the ‘tank’ Fairlane and continued until the 1970s. Lots of these sedans plus imported hardtops, Convertibles and wagons populate the local market and rarely cost more than $30,000.

You just need a garage long enough to accommodate one of these giants. Galaxies that were built here from 1965-72 were popular as official transport and one of these during its early life have transported a Prime Minister. Later, local cars cost $25-30,000 with pre-1965s slightly dearer.

Most expensive of the imports are 1962-64 two-doors which, despite their bulk, were successful competition cars and are still campaigned in British Historic events. Convertible Galaxies and the 1950s Sunliner can be found at $30-70,000.

Fairlane 300/500 1959-62 $32,120 [8]

Galaxie 4-Dr 1962-64 $31,165 [7]

Galaxie 2-Dr Htop 1961-64 $75,300 [3]

Galaxie 4-Dr 1965-72 $25,270 [13]

Galaxie 2-Dr Htop 1965-73 $30,190 [5]

Galaxie Conv. 1963-73 $39,600 [9]

Sunliner Conv. 1957-61 $62,475 [4]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2020 Muscle Car & US Car Value Guide.

Understanding our value guide price charts

 

| 2019 Market Review: Ford Galaxie/Sunliner/Fairlane 500

 

From Unique Cars #447, December 2020

 

 

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