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RealRides of WNY - 1951 Ford

Another often-seen car at last season’s cruise-ins is this 1951 Ford Victoriawhich we came across in Tonawandasoon after its acquisition (we think) by a new owner early last year. We’re making this judgment based on the fact that it’s wearing a vintage Michigan tag which I don’t believe was still on the car when we saw it later in the year. This one’s wearing modified

RealRides of WNY - 1951 Ford

The 1951 Ford Victoriawas Ford’s first entry in the two-door hardtop category. They’d go on to use the Victoria moniker to designate pillarless models until dropping it for model year 1963. Up to that point, most two-door models were called Club Victoria while the four-doors went by Town Victoria. For the 1960-61 Starliner, the sloped roofline was different enough from the more formal

RealRides of WNY - 1951 Ford

It took a little while, but this 1951 Ford Victoriamarked the Blue Oval’s first entry into the hot new pillarless hardtop category. Ford called it“Convertible smart… sedan snug! …the last word in car design.”General Motors started it in 1949 with the Cadillac Coupe de Ville and Buick Riviera. Ford countered GM’s 1950 hardtopsfrom Pontiac, Olds, and Chevy with