1956 Ford Customline Tudor - 20,201 miles … (SOLD)

What a knockout US Classic! For sale is a stunning genuine 20,201 mile 1956 Ford Customline Tudor in Meadow Mist Green with Green Cloth trim and running the matching numbers 272 ci OHV - 2V V8. For sale from our Sydney Showroom.

The 1950s saw the beginnings of rock and roll with Elvis Presley, sideburns, Hoola hoops and the rise in popularity of the drive in movies. It also saw the production of some classic motor cars including Ford's Customline. In 1956, the Customline model slotted between the Fairlane and the base model Mainline and was offered as a Tudor and Fordor sedan body and as a pillarless Customline Victoria 2-door hardtop.

A big family sports cruiser, the Customline Tudor sedan featured an unique bodyside moulding, bright hubcaps and interior features considered a luxury in its price class: two sunvisors; armrests front and rear; rear passenger assist straps mounted on the B pillars; and a choice of blue checker cloth or green or gray weave nylon cloth paired with vinyl.

Powered by the overhead valve Y-block V8, 12 volt electrics and the Fordomatic automatic transmission option, for sale is a genuine low mileage survivor 1956 Ford Customline Tudor Sedan.

The current owner purchased the car from Hemmings Auctions in the USA four years ago. The Customline had been on display in a museum for over 30 years and had just over 20,000 miles on the clock. On arrival i Australia, the current owner had the Tudor repainted in 2 Pack externally leaving the engine bay, interior, boot and all chrome remaining day one original.

The interior is in immaculate original condition throughout with original Green Cloth trim, original steering wheel, gauges and valve radio. The current owner has fitted NOS Ford carpet.

Mechanically, the Tudor is day one original having been maintained but never rebuilt. The engine still presents as new with the original oil bath aircleaner, original Ford windscreen washer reservoir and even the original V8 Ford stickers on the rocker covers. The owner has replaced the battery and also reconditioned the radiator.

Open the boot and the original boot mat, spare wheel fitted with the original tyre and factory tools are all still in their place.

The Customline is riding on new White walled antique tyres with immaculate factory chrome hub caps.

The Customline is supplied with factory documentation, import paperwork plus the Hemmings Auction sale details.

Currently NSW Historic registered. For sale from our Sydney Showroom. (Ref. 6331)

And if you like we will gladly arrange a video inspection/road test of the car using WhatsApp and of course there is no issue with door to door freight delivery anywhere in Australia or New Zealand.

Call Mike Selby on 0414 278 604 or Nicholas Capeleris on 0499 577 997 and let us assist you with your inquiries. Also please note if you have a quality Muscle or Classic car you wish to list or have valued please give us a call at AMCS, we will be happy to assist you.





Body Style:

G-Fordor / Tudor Mainline / Tudor Customline

Engine Code:

U-V8 272 ci OHV - 2V Carb. (173hp MT, 176hp AT)


G-Meadow Mist Green

Interior Trim:

C-Light Green Vinyl and Medium Green Cloth

Production Year


Assembly Plant:

P-Twin Cities, MN


October 15, 1955