In 1961 the Falcon was given a power boost in the form of an optional 170-cubic-inch of the previous 144-cubic-inch six cylinder engine. Horsepower was rated as 90 and 112 respectively. Visually the kept the same Body and chassis, only changing the grille.
The 66 Falcon Futura was one of 10 models including three wagons. The Futura standard was a 200 cu inch Six. The other Falcons came with a 170 six and there was a 289 V-8 option with either two or four barrels.