A HISTORY OF
Galpin Ford Opens
Frank Galpin opens Galpin Ford in the City of San Fernando. The showroom holds 3 vehicles; 46 cars are sold the first year of business.
Introducing Galpinized customs
The first Galpinized vehicle, the Galpin Custom, a ’52 Ford convertible modified with Mercury and Lincoln parts, debuts at the Motoroma and subsequently graces the cover of Motor Trend.
Bert becomes general manager
galpin gets into racing
Construction Begins on A new galpin
Galpin Ford moves to its current location on Roscoe Blvd. called “Galpin Square”. The vast, modern showroom, with display space for 17 vehicles and featuring the world’s first full-service, in-dealership restaurant, is an instant community attraction, ideal for special shows and events.