Genuine 1 family OWNED 1958 FC Holden Special in India Ivory/Empress Maroon running the 132-cubic-inch (2.2 L) six-cylinder grey motor producing 72 brake horsepower (54 kW) rebuilt approximately 9,000 miles ago. The FC was a super successful model for Holden with 191,724 FCs sold from 1958 to 1960. The FC was available in three levels of equipment - Standard, Business and Special.
This particular Holden Special FC is completely original with just a lick of paint on the outside. All original Fall Red and Black interior, with original external chrome, door trims, rubber floor, dash paint, instruments and dash chrome, gear shift, steering wheel, pedals, door handles and latches.
The car comes with original photos, original number plates, original boot mat, spare and tools plus owners manual and registration paperwork showing one family ownership from new. Full QLD registration with roadworthy certificate. Brisbane, QLD car. (Ref. 5145)
225 - Special
10787 - Production number
A- Adelaide plant
This Classic 1958 Holden FC Special has been in the same family since it rolled out the showroom door in Brisbane of the same year.
The owner, Sebastiano, a migrant Italian owned a small farm and a suburban fruit and vege shop run by his son Angelo. Sebastiano bought the car for his son as the only family vehicle was a Ford truck which was used to take the produce from the farm to the store.
When Sebastiano's first grandchild arrived, the old migrant was certainly not going to have his grandchild driven around in a truck! He bought the Holden for his son Angelo and daughter-in-law. The car was passed over from father to son when Sebastiano died in 1966.
It has stayed in this family until today and also on the same property as the two families lived together - not uncommon in those days. The now surviving 3 grandchildren all learned to drive in this lovely family car in the 70's and 80's.
The Holden didn't do much driving as Angelo bought a second car in 1968, another classic, a 1965 Bel Air Chevrolet. The Holden drove the grand kids to school and was a local runabout. It was always housed in the garage with the family home and for about 11 years, it was stored without being driven at all. A truly loved family car for 60 years.