LMC is very proud to offer for sale this 1955 Ford Crown Victoria Fairlane. In 1955 Ford introduced a brand-new body design to compete with the popular Tri-5 Chevys. The top-of-line Crown Victoria trim model featured a chrome “tiara” traversing its svelte roofline which was a instant hit. To power Ford’s new Fairlane the “Mileage Maker” straight 6 was increased to 223 cubic inches to produce 120hp and the new optional 272 cubic inch Y-block V8 which produced 162hp. Also, new for the 1955 model year was the Panoramic windshield, Seat Belts, and the highly rare Air- Conditioning option.
This 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria was built in San Jose, CA and is loaded with options some of which include; Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Windows, Power Seats, Ford-O-Matic Transmission, Westinghouse bumper mounted driving lights, Fender Skirts, Stainless Wire Wheel Covers, and AM Radio. Previously part of a very prominent collection, this exceptional example was restored prior to its Concours debut in 2009. To ensure this would be one the finest Crown Victoria’s in the world, the car was frame off nut and bolt restored with an extremely high level of detail including exceptional panel fit, engine compartment with correct wiring and proper factory stamps and tags. It was finished in a show quality salmon- hued Buckskin Brown and Snowshoe White paint scheme that has been wet sanded and polished and complemented by the matching interior and mirror-like chrome accents.
Since the restoration, the Crown Victoria has been driven less than 500 miles mostly on test drives and at shows. It was displayed at the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance in 2009, and at the prestigious 2010 Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada scoring 99 points. This car is the pinnacle of 1950’s automotive styling and a great example to add to your collection.