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The 1957 Ford Station Wagon was available with either six- or eight-cylinder engines and came in several body configurations including 2- and 4-door versions with seating ranging from six to eight passengers. Models were named the Ranch wagon, Del Rio, Country Sedan, and Country Squire. The base trim level was the 2-door Ranch Wagon which sold for $2,300. The top trim levels were the Country Squires, also with four-door styling.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2013
Country Squire
Chassis Num: C7UY184834
 
Sold for $55,000 at 2013 Barrett-Jackson.
This Ford Country Squire Station Wagon is trimmed with oak and mahogany wood and is powered by the optional V8 Thunderbird engine. There is power steering, power brakes and air conditioning. It is finished in factory Willow Green color with correct vinyl interior.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2013
Ranch Wagon
Chassis Num: E7RS146914
 
Sold for $77,000 at 2010 RM Auctions.
For 1957, Ford introduced its all-new models, which wore all-new 'Equaflair' styling by George W. Walker. They were longer and lower than ever before, with styling that incorporated a full-width rectangular grille, bright accents and a pair of tailfins or 'high-canted' rear fenders, as Ford described them.

The 1957 Ford Station Wagon was offered in five body styles in two- and four-door form and three levels of trim, mirroring the Custom, Custom 300 and Fairlane 500 models. Several powertrain options were available from the base-level inline six through the 312 cubic-inch V8 engines. For those individuals seeking even more style and performance, the sporty two-door Ranch Wagon could be purchased in 1957 with the E-Code 312 cubic-inch V8 which offered 270 horsepower, thanks - in part - to a 9.7:1 compression ratio and a pair of Holley four-barrel carburetors mounted on a special intake manifold.

This 1957 Station Wagon was originally built with the E-Code 312 V8 engine. It was given a complete nut-and-bolt restoration and earned an AACA Junior, Senior and Special National awards. In 2007, the car was acquired by the O'Quinn collection.

The car is finished in red and white two-tone interior with maroon carpets. There is a three-speed manual transmission with overdrive, air conditioning, power steering, a reclining front seat and a Town & Country radio. Exterior features include combination rear-view mirrors with spotlights, full bumper guards, rocker moldings and the 300-level trim package.

Since the restoration, the car has traveled just 102 miles.

In 2010, the car was offered for sale at the Automobiles of Amelia Island sale presented by RM Auctions. As bidding came to a close, the vehicle had been sold for the sum of $77,000 including buyer's premium.

By Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2014
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• Revival of the mountain race from the 1930s • Mercedes-Benz SSK and W 125 at the start • 92 bends, 14 hairpins, 15 kilometres and a 1300-metre altitude difference The Grossglockner mountain race was one of the most prestigious motor sports events of the 1930s. This year it will be revived with the 2012 Grossglockner Grand Prix to be held from 20 to 22 September 2012 and Mercedes-Benz will be there with some famous cars. In 1938, the brand took part for the first time. As a classic c...[Read more...]
The Champion in Touring Car Racing : The BMW M3
In August 1985, a rumour surfaced in motor magazine Auto-Deutschland which emanated from a new sports car. An A Group Car from BMW that was a thoroughbred racing car according to the rules but was also to be produced in a version licensed to drive on open roads for everyday use. Speculation about this dream car that could take to normal roads and was intended for the 'Most dynamic among BMW 3 Series drivers' was right on target. But the pundits missed the mark about the motor-sport car by a mile...[Read more...]

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