A retractable folding steel hardtop is an exclusive feature of the Ford Skyliner Convertible. When in operation it was quite a sight to watch. A very complex but dependable electro/mechanical system did the raising or lowering of the top on command. First the rear decklid lifted. Then as the top began to rise, the front section folded under and the whole unit then lowered into the rear trunk area for storage. The rear decklid then lowered to complete the operation. With the top stored trunk space was very limited. The 1958 Ford Regular models sported a new styled look which featured Dual Quad Headlamps with a mouthy grille/ bumper assembly. In the rear, oval taillights sat in a neatly sculptured deck lid. The Retrac model was the most expensive vehicle in the Ford Line-up carrying a base mode price of $3163 more than $500 plus over a Sunliner ragtop convertible model. Ford Skyliner models were introduced in 1957 and dropped after the 1959 model year.