1962

The lineup for ’62 were 13 different Falcons, 4 more than the previous year.

Most notably, the Sports Futura Sedan was introduced in February, 1962. The Sports Futura had bucket seats with a center console and a Thunderbird style roof that was also used on the 63 Falcons.

Factory air conditioning was offered for the first time on Falcons in 1962. Dealer installed AC units used for the first two years were still available.

The special Squire trim was offered for the first time on the four door wagons. This new version of the wagon with its wood-like trim.

For the first time, a four speed manual transmission was offered in the cooking new Sports Futura. The floor mounted all-synchro gearbox was referred to as the Dagenham. It was named after the city in England where it was manufactured.

Standard Equipment:

  • Falcon Six Engine
  • 3-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Full-Flow Oil Filter
  • Fully Alumimzed Muffler
  • 6,000-Mile Fuel Filter
  • Galvanized Main Underbody Members
  • Bright-Metal Windshield. Rear Window Moldings
  • Parallel Action Windshield Wipers
  • 2 Horns, 2 Sun Visors, 2 Front Arm Rests
  • White Vinyl Headlining
  • Foam-Cushioned Front Seat
  • Big 17-in. steering
  • Wheel Turn Signals

Deluxe Trim Features:

  • Choice of Eight Interior Trims
  • Wall-to-Wall Carpeting
  • Arm Rests, Ash Trays. Front and Rear
  • Cigarette Lighter
  • Deluxe White Steering Wheel with Chrome Horn Ring
  • Automatic Courtesy Light
  • Bright-Metal Window Frames and Deluxe Body Trim Front Fender Ornaments

Futura Standard Equipment:

  • Individually Contoured and Adjustable Front Seats
  • Between-the-Seats Console
  • Choice of 5 All-Vinyl Interiors
  • Deluxe Arm Rests
  • Ash Trays, Front and Rear
  • Futura Bright-Metal Body Trim
  • Vented Wheel Covers
  • Plus Standard Equipment and Deluxe Trim Features

Station Wagon Standard Equipment:

  • All-Vinyl Seat Trim with “Steerhead” Pattern Inserts
  • Roll-Down Tailgate Window
  • Rubber Cargo Mat
  • Plus all the standard equipment listed on Sedan

Deluxe Trim Features:

  • Choice of Four Interiors
  • Arm Rests, Ash Trays, Front and Rear
  • Cigarette Lighter
  • Deluxe White Steering Wheel with Chrome Horn Ring
  • Foam-Cushioned Seats, Front and Rear
  • Automatic Courtesy Light
  • Bright-Metal Window Frames and Trim Fender Ornaments

Squire Standard Equipment:

  • Distinctive Simulated Wood Paneling on Body Sides and Rear
  • Power Tailgate Window
  • Color-Keyed Wall-to-Wall Carpeting
  • Plus Falcon Wagon Deluxe Trim listed above

Options:

  • 170 Special Six…………………………………………………$37.40
  • Pushbutton Radio………………………………………………$58.50
    manual model on Station Bus and Club Wagon……….$52.20
  • Power Tailgate Window………………………………………$29.75
  • Fordomatic Transmission……………………………………$163.10
  • PolarAire Conditioner………………………………………..$270.90
  • Luggage Rack…………………………………………………….$39.00

Models Available: