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RealRides of WNY - 1960 Falcon

What more can be said of the 1960 Ford Falcon? In this, its debut year, with sales of 435,676 it whupped the domestic competition: Chevy Corvair (249,277); Rambler American (117,609); Studebaker Lark (127,715); and Chrysler’s Valiant (194,292). Of course, there’s always somethingelse that can be said, or we wouldn’t be here. One Swedish magazine ad told us “Falcon 1960 - en

RealRides of WNY - 1960 Falcon

The 1960 Ford Falcon was the initial winner in the import-fighters category, pitted against American-made compacts from Chevy, Chrysler Corp., Rambler, and Studebaker. It may not have done the desired damage to the German Volkswagen brand, but it certainly beat the domestic competition hands down. A pretty simple design, the small Ford was an immediate hit with families on a budget, families looki

RealRides of WNY - 1960 Ford Falcon

With debut-year sales of more than 435,000 units, it’s not a stretch to say that most of us (of a certain age) probably knew someonewho drove a 1960 Falcon. Although it may not have had the aftermarket wheels and paintjob of this one, seen a few years ago in Youngstown, it would still have been an affordable (starting MSRP of $1,912), cheap-to-drive, sensibly-sized vehicle in an age where ca

RealRides of WNY - 1960 Ford Falcon

Hard to imagine, but this 1960 Ford Falcon evolved into the über success which was the original Mustang. While the Mustang had a much more sporty body and interior, underneath it wasn’t much more than Ford’s compact Falcon, which itself was a huge sales success, racking up over 435,000 sales in its debut year of 1960. This example, wearing non-stock tires & rims, was spotted l