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YAK Car Pic of the Day

'65 Falcon Futura, Irving, N.Y.

Spotted this 1965 Ford Falcon Futura down in Irving back when the weather was a bit warmer. Looks like it’s in pretty good shape, apart from those weird white spoked wheels and a bit of spray-can primer in the door/front fender area. The badge just ahead of the front tire would indicate there’s a 289 cid V-8 under the hood. This one looks like it’s wearing its original Virginia tags, which may explain the condition of the body.

— Jim Corbran, You Auto Know


  • Joseph Coppola

    The 289 Widsor V8 was also in the ’65 Mustang. It was a pretty good mill for that size car. I had white spoked wheels on my 1990 Toyota pick up. The body & cap were wite so it added tothe theme, but it sure does not cut it on this ol’ Ford. Maybe somebody will give it a good home.

  • Jim Corbran

    I had those same rims on my ’75 Econoline, which I’ll be featuring a photo of here soon. And a 351 cid w/three-on-the-tree.