The 1966 Galaxie and Full Size Ford was available in 19 different models which spanned seven different series of body designations. Ford offered the LTD, the Galaxie 500XL, the Galaxie 500 7 Litre, Galaxie 500, Custom 500. These were offered in hardtop, sedans, and convertible models. The LTD model had a different look with distinctive trim and ornamentation and interior trim. The 500XL was the ultimate Galaxie in 1966 with deep foam contoured bucket seats, full length console, wall to wall carpeting, padded dash and visors as well as special 500XL exterior ornamentation. Ford offered an impressive eight different engine choices from a standard economy six cylinder on up to the side oiler 427 engine with dual carburetion and 425 horsepower. Ford also introduced a new 428 cubic inch Thunderbird V-8 which was standard equipment on the Galaxie 7 Litre model. Transmission choices were the Synchro Smooth Drive manual transmission, a 4 speed manual transmission, and Cruise-O-Matic three speed automatic. The exterior was available in 15 Super Diamond Lustre enamels, or 23 two tone combinations as well as 42 upholstery choices. The 1966 Galaxie had a variety of available options: power steering, air conditioning, power disc brakes, power windows, power seats, vinyl roof, as well as many other options. This model is well known for its clean lines and many performance options.