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1955
Ford
Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner
Stock # 2848-TPA
Engine 272 CI V8
Transmission 2 Speed Automatic
Color Dark Red
Interior Red
Mileage 4,033 (Unknown)
Chassis
Front Wheel Specification 15"
Rear Wheel Specification 15"
Front Tire Specification G78-15
Rear Tire Specification G78-15
Front Brakes Specification Drum
Rear Brakes Specification Drum
Spare I
Options
Power Steering Vinyl Interior Heat Cloth Interior Air Conditioning Defrost AM Radio Seatbelts (None)
Advertised Price
272 V8, AUTO, POWER STEERING, DEALER INSTALLED A/C, RARE 1 OF 1,999, CONTINENTAL

Ford's historic Victoria name returned to the top-tier car in 1955, and none showed off the premium style better than the 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner. Not only did it have elegant lines, but also the big clear bubble top roof makes it extremely distinctive and extremely rare.

Fords were instantly recognizable with their sweeping chrome trim extending from the headlight all the way back to the tail - creating the perfect dividing line the two-tone red and white. Furthermore, it's easy to distinguish the Crown Victorias as the upper echelon of the already top-of-the-line Ford Fairlanes, because only these have the encompassing brightwork that visually separates the front and rear passenger compartments. This looks quite tasteful on the regular coupes, but the band of bright trim over the roof seems to be tailor-made for the Skyliner series. It's perfect to showcase the Plexiglas roof section that gives the front seat such a panoramic view and lets this Skyliner earn its name. These were an expensive feature when new that cost even more than a convertible. Thus, there were only 1,999 examples made, and you can only imagine the increased rarity 65+ years later. So it's the ... Please ask for the full description.

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Stock #:
2848-TPA
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner
$36,995
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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner

$36,995
SOLD
Stock
2848-TPA
Engine Size
272 CI V8
Transmission
2 Speed Automatic
Miles
4,033 (Unknown)
Location
Tampa
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Description

272 V8, AUTO, POWER STEERING, DEALER INSTALLED A/C, RARE 1 OF 1,999, CONTINENTAL

Ford's historic Victoria name returned to the top-tier car in 1955, and none showed off the premium style better than the 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner. Not only did it have elegant lines, but also the big clear bubble top roof makes it extremely distinctive and extremely rare.

Fords were instantly recognizable with their sweeping chrome trim extending from the headlight all the way back to the tail - creating the perfect dividing line the two-tone red and white. Furthermore, it's easy to distinguish the Crown Victorias as the upper echelon of the already top-of-the-line Ford Fairlanes, because only these have the encompassing brightwork that visually separates the front and rear passenger compartments. This looks quite tasteful on the regular coupes, but the band of bright trim over the roof seems to be tailor-made for the Skyliner series. It's perfect to showcase the Plexiglas roof section that gives the front seat such a panoramic view and lets this Skyliner earn its name. These were an expensive feature when new that cost even more than a convertible. Thus, there were only 1,999 examples made, and you can only imagine the increased rarity 65+ years later. So it's the kind of car that receives plenty of attention from collectors in the know, and just fans of something distinct. That's why they made sure this one continues to present well. The paint is an older respray that still retains a good gloss, the chrome has a mirror-like shine, and everything fits together well. And there's also plenty of elegant touches with the wire wheel covers, whitewall tires, rear fender skirts, and the added continental kit on the rear.

The red and white theme is continued inside the car, and there is an overall clean and handsome presentation that makes this quite inviting. The front seats have a great pattern, and they have a more individualized style than the standard bench. But our favorite style element is how the door panels have a similar swoopy design to emulate the exterior trim. These door panels even wrap into the dashboard in a continuous sweep. The driver's seat feels like a time machine back to the '50s, including the stylized steering wheel and the AM radio that's there for display. And the speedometer reminds you that Ford was ready to show off the new Plexiglas era on more than just the special roof. And speaking of the roof, these were often used as a selling point for dealers to install an air conditioning system. So to have a period-correct Frigiking A/C still on display really helps tell this car's unique and premium story (you will need to service it to have it fully functioning again.)

This is a U-code car, and so that means it was born with V8 power. That's why it's great to see such a correct-looking 272 cubic-inch motor under the hood today. The V8 has nice acceleration; the dual exhaust has a nice low rumble; and the optional two-speed automatic transmission gives it a nice cruising attitude. That's why, in total, it's such a nice classic. Add in power steering, and it's easy to keep this Fairlane Crown Victoria wandering the boulevards on a Saturday night.

This is the rare coupe that knows how to let the sunshine in. So it's time to let it into your life. Call today!!!

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Features

  • Power Steering
  • Vinyl Interior
  • Heat
  • Cloth Interior
  • Air Conditioning
  • Defrost
  • AM Radio
  • Seatbelts (None)
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SPECS

Exterior Color
Dark Red
Interior Color
Red
Transmission Spec
Ford-O-Matic
Front Brakes
Drum
Rear Brakes
Drum
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