Ford Landau. Ford do Brasil had been making the US Ford Galaxie since 1967. It stayed in production with few cosmetic alterations until 1983. In 1970, Ford do Brasil launched a new Galaxie based flagship, the Landau with significant stying changes and a new 5.0 V8 engine. This was the car of big money and high government officials in Brazil during the 70s and 80s. Bespoke style and enormous scale.