Ford Fairlane 1956

Nomer Polisi : B 2932 AD
Merk/Type : Ford Fairlane / Sedan
Thn Pembuatan : 1956
Thn Perakitan : 1956
Isi Silinder : 3700
Bahan Bakar : Bensin

 

Ford Fairlane 1956
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The eggcrate grille featured on the 1955 cars was widened into a series of rectangles for 1956, but this subtle exterior change was nothing compared to Ford's adoption of a 12-volt electrical system across the line. The Crown Victoria Skyliner's sales were plummeting with just 603 made, and it would be replaced by a convertible the next year. A new addition at midyear was the "Town Victoria" 4-door hardtop model which, along with the new Customline Victoria 2-door hardtop, were meant to compete with the Chevrolet Bel Air and Plymouth Belvedere.

The Parklane, a Fairlane trimmed Tudor station wagon, was added to compete with the Chevrolet Nomad. There were new convenience options, such as a new air-conditioner system, a new heater, and a nine-tube signal-seeking radio. Instead of gauges, instrument cluster warning lights for oil pressure and ammeter were standard.

Victoria hardtop coupes now adopted the lower, sleeker roofline used by both 1955 and 1956 Crown Victoria, sans the wide chrome roof trim. The Lifeguard safety package — consisting of seat belts, a padded dashboard, a deep-dish steering wheel, and a breakaway rearview mirror — was introduced. The option was a slow-seller. The optional air conditioner, which remained expensive and thus a slow seller, was totally revamped; the compressor was now housed beneath the hood and the cooling vents were moved to atop the dashboard (it could not be ordered on the Thunderbird).

Overview

  • Manufacturer: Ford
  • Production: 1954 - 1956
  • Assembly: Chester, Pennsylvania Long Beach, California Edison, New Jersey Campbellfield, Victoria, Australia (Oceania only)
  • Class: Full-size Ford
  • Body Style: 2-door sedan; 4-door sedan; 2-door hardtop; 4-door hardtop; 2-door coupe; 2-door convertible; 2-door station wagon' 4-door station wagon; 2-door sedan delivery; 2-door coupe utility (Australia)
  • Layout: FR layout
  • Engine: 223 CID (3.7 L) OHV I6; 272 CID (4.5 L) Y-block V8; 292 CID (4.8 L) T-bird V8
  • Wheelbase: 115.5 in (2,934 mm)
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