Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Fordomatic, 1955 MY

The Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power through the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.6 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) of power at 4000 rpm. Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Fordomatic, 1955 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5042 mm
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3642 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
122 PS / 120 bhp / 89 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

Ford Fairlane models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 1354 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW

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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Fordomatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2934 mm 115.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length 5042 mm 198.5 inches
Width 1928 mm 75.9 inches
Height 1499 mm 59 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 66.3 litres 14.6 UK Gal 17.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code I-Block
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3642 cc
(222.248 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 91.95 × 91.4 mm
3.62 × 3.6 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 32.9 bhp/litre
0.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 607 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5 x 15
Wheel size rear 5 x 15
Tyres front 7.10 x 15
Tyres rear 7.10 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.30
general
Carfolio.com ID433290
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Fordomatic added 2015-08-29.
Last modified 2015-08-30.