A “Bit” of Looking Back – ’58 Ford Showing Today at John Bankston Motors (November, 1958)

’58 Ford Showing Today at John Bankston Motors

From The Malakoff News
Friday, November 8, 1958

Malakoff’s preview showing of the 1958 version of the Ford automobile is now being presented at the John Bankston Motors on West Highway 31.

For this initial presentation, the local agency has secured five of the several new cars in addition to the new pick-up trucks, which
likewise are making their premier appearance at this time.

Included in the John Bankston presentation of the late model cars, which started yesterday and will continue through Saturday, November 9th, are the Fairlane “500” 4-door sedan, Custom “500” 2-door sedan, Fairlane “500” Victoria Hardtop, and the Custom “300”  2-door sedan.  The agency also has on display the 9-passenger Ford Station Wagon.

The 1958 Ford automobile, which concludes its presentation showing over the nation today and tomorrow, is said to have value with style, power, performance, and a dozen other great new features.  Of the new Ford it is said, “There is nothing newer around the world.”

The Bankston brothers, John and Claude, extend a hearty welcome to the peoples of Malakoff and the surrounding territories, to visit their showroom during these show days and see the new Ford creations for the first time in Malakoff.


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