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Price:     $10,500
Time Left:    (Nov 20, 2017 05:00:00 UTC)
Make: Edsel
Model: Comet
Body type: Coupe
Condition: Used
Mileage: 122000
Engine: 200 Cu In Six
Exterior Color: Black
Location: 92025, Escondido, California

Seller's Notes:

In 1959, Ford's Edsel Design Division designed the car of the future and built the prototype that would ultimately be the Comet Automobile. Taking into consideration the buying public's dismay over ever increasingly larger, more cumbersome gas guzzlers, the Division's young and bold engineers designed and built what was originally coined by the marketing guys the 'Senior Compact' Comet. Edsel would flex it's visionary muscles and reinvent itself with a car that would satisfy and embrace the inevitable trend toward compacts. The Comet was the best Ford could offer in this new size range and was built to exacting standards in the newest most technically advanced plant or Ford's universe in Lorain, Ohio.The plant was completed in 1958 to build the all new Ford line up but the writing was on the wall that year for Edsel so a team was organized to develop the new approach and the Comet was it. Unibody, zinc plated, 2x hand primered body prior to 2x baked enamel paint. Upgaded suspension, 2 speed automatic transmission, and a thrifty 6 cylinder engine. Bigger than a Falcon , more luxurious than the competitors. Edsel was killed off in early 1960 due to all the obvious reasons but the Comet was destined to be spawned into one of Ford's greatest sellers. Heavy promotion and deep market research proved it'self again and the new Comet had lines out the door and waiting lists. San Diego, April , 1960, this Comet coupe in Tuxedo Velvet'Super Ultra Enamel' paint with the red and white 'Fa...



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Location: 92025, Escondido, California