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1955 Ford Fairlane
Sunliner Convertible

Model Year History Overview:
The 1955 Ford, bearing some resemblance to the 1952-54 models, was a good design, clean and highly chromed, with a rakish look of motion.  Ford offered four models for 1955; Mainline, Customline, Fairlane, and Station Wagon.  An interesting model for 1955-56 was the two-door Crown Victoria, developed from the 1954 Skyliner.  Some featured the Plexiglas transparent half-top, like this model.  All had a broad stainless-steel wrapover roof band that looked like a roll bar, but added little if any strength.  Ford sold 13,344 Plexiglas roof cars for 1954, 1,999 for 1955; and only 603 for 1956.  Though attractive, they were expensive and the Plexiglas roof made them hot on a summer day.  This model was dropped for 1957.

Total 1955 Ford Car Production: 1,435,002
Total 1955 Convertible Production:  49,966
Originally Sold To: N/A
Original MSRP:  $2,224.00

Stock Number: C 68

1955 Ford Fairlane
Sunliner Convertible

VIN Number: U5FC173473
Date of Manufacture:  N/A
Exterior Color:  Two-Tone Blue
Convertible Top:  Blue Hartz Cloth Canvas (New)
Interior Trim: Two-Tone Blue Vinyl
Engine: 272 CID Ford Y-Block OHV V-8
4-Barrel Carburetor
182 Horsepower
Bore/Stroke: 3.62”X 3.30”
Transmission:  Ford-O-Matic
Equipment:

  • AM Push Button Radio
  • Heater & Defroster
  • Windshield Washer
  • Power Steering
  • Power Top
  • Front Grille Guard
  • Front & Rear Bumper Guards
  • Fender Skirts
  • Full Wheel Covers
  • Wide Whitewall Tires
  • Wheelbase:   115.5 inches
    Length:   117 inches
    Weight:   2,853 LBS
    Height:    53.5 inches
    Width:     62 inches
Stock Number: C 68

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