These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

1955 Ford Fairlane Specifications

Engine LocationFront
Drive TypeRear Wheel
Body / ChassisSteel unibody
Production Years for Series1955 - 1956
Price$1,920-$2,270
Weight3270 lbs | 1483.247 kg

Serial number code 'A'
Engine Type : I6 3654 cc | 223.0 cu in. | 3.7 L.
120 BHP (88.32 KW) @ 4000 RPM

Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 3.6 in | 91 mm.
Serial number code 'U'
Engine Type : V8 4457 cc | 272.0 cu in. | 4.5 L.
162 BHP (119.232 KW) @ 4400 RPM

Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Serial Number Code 'M'
Engine Type : V8 4457 cc | 272.0 cu in. | 4.5 L.
182 BHP (133.952 KW) @ 4400 RPM

Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.

Transmission:
3 Manual , 3 Automatic Ford-O-Matic

Production Figures
Total Ford Production for 19551,451,157
Total production of Fairlane for 1955626,250
Club Sedans173,311
Crown Victoria Hardtops33,165
Crown Victoria Skyliners1,999
Sunliner Convertibles49,966
Town Sedans254,437
Victoria Hardtops113,372

Averages
Avg. Car Cost$1,900
Avg. Household Income$4,130
Avg. Home$10,950
Avg. Gallon of Gas$0.23


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