1971 Ford LTD

Highlights

  • Professionally wrapped in metallic champagne
  • Only two registered keepers since first UK registration in 2018
  • Highly original with quintessentially 70s styling
  • Recently used as a daily driver

The Appeal

Introduced in 1965, the Ford LTD (Ell-tee-dee) was introduced as the highest trim level and largest car in Ford's repertoire - in fact, it was amongst one of the largest cars on the market. Second generation cars like this one are over 18-and-a-half feet long, and loaded with executive comfort. The result is an American land-liner that's bound to impress anybody when roaming the open road. Just avoid narrow hairpin streets!

This Ford LTD has been well-maintained and used as a daily driver by both its current and previous owners. Wrapped in metallic champagne and kept very close to original order, this car is ready and waiting to indulge the lucky new owner in its 5,766cc V8 burble and attractive, quintessentially retro colour scheme.



History and Paperwork

  • Built in 1971
  • First registered in the UK in July 2018
  • Two registered keepers since UK registration
  • Purchased by the current owner in May 2023 to use whilst his Cadillac had work done
  • Used as a daily driver by both the current and previous owner
  • Currently indicates circa 65,000 miles
  • The mileage is not confirmed but appears genuine for the condition
  • MOT exempt
  • We've not been informed of any paperwork supplied with the car



The Condition

  • Bodywork is generally in fine order
  • Paint was a bit faded in places, so it was treated and then wrapped
  • Professionally wrapped in metallic champagne to freshen up the body
  • Vinyl roof accent in good order
  • All badging present and correct
  • Light wear to the wheels and brightwork
  • We've informed that the chassis is solid
  • 70s executive comforts adorn the interior throughout
  • Lovely and well-kept with 70s-style brown plastics
  • Upholstery is in good order, save a tear that's been repaired in the driver's seat
  • All instruments clear and legible
  • Headlining is well-presented



The Mechanics

  • 5,766cc V8 powerplant
  • Automatic transmission
  • The air compressor has no belt but all parts are present as far as the seller can tell
  • Power steering is reportedly very light
  • The vendor reports that the engine starts well with no smoke or funny noises
  • We've no reports of any mechanical issues



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Auction Details
  • Year 1971
  • Make Ford
  • Model LTD
  • Colour Beige
  • Mileage 65,000 Miles
  • Engine size 5766
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Wimborne
  • County Dorset
  • Country United Kingdom
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