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The New Fairlane Fordor Victoria brochure cover
Fairlane Fordor Victoria
  L-code Peacock Blue exterior paint
 
1956 Ford Car Brochures Facts Stats Archives
1956 Ford Car & Wagon (All) Brochure
Car & Wagon (All)
1956 Ford Fairlane & Crown Victoria Brochure
Fairlane & Crown Victoria
Ford Motor Company of Canada
1956 Ford Station Wagon Brochure
Station Wagon
1956 Ford Car & Truck Accessories Brochure
Accessories

1956 Ford Police & Emergency Models Brochure
Police & Emergency
1956 Ford Taxi Brochure
Taxi
1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery)
Courier (Sedan Delivery)
1956 Ford Car Engines  Transmissions  Rear Axle Ratios
Engines  Trans.  Axles
1956 Ford Owner's Manual
Manual

1956 Ford Car Data Plate Codes
Data Plate Codes
1956 Ford Car Colors
Colors
1956 Ford Car Prices
Prices
AAll The Facts About The '56 Ford & Lifeguard Design Booklet
All The Facts & Lifeguard
1956 Ford Car Shop Manual Maintenance & Tuneup Specifications
Shop Man.
 
The New Fairlane Fordor Victoria Brochure
© 1955, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, Form FD-7621, Litho in U.S.A. 1/56
 
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The New Fairlane Fordor Victoria brochure cover

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The New Fairlane Fordor Victoria brochure back cover

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A mid production-year model, the  Fairlane Fordor Victoria  was not available for inclusion in the 5-model  "1956 Ford Fairlane" brochure  printed September, 1955. However, it was included in the revised 19-model (full line) "'56 Ford" brochure  printed January, 1956; and was also advertised with its own, illustrated, full-color, 8-page  "The New Fairlane Fordor Victoria" brochure  (herein) also printed January 1956. Promoted as a Thunderbird V-8 (or opt Thunderbird Special V-8) engine (only) powered car with Fordomatic Drive (only), some sources indicate a few were built with the Ford I-6 engine. Dealership list prices have not been found by this writer.
 
1956 Ford Fairlane Fordor Victoria
1956 Ford Fairlane Fordor Victoria   Style-Tone Two-Tone BE-code Sunset Coral (Spring Color) & Colonial White.  Photo  en.wheelsage.org.
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Body Style  F     Body Type  57A     Production  32,111     Prices  not found     Interiors
4 dr, 6 pass. Top trim. "Open air" hardtop.
View specs  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  202-hp  M-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr only)  Std   Price not found
Rear Axle Ratio 3.22:1 (opt 3.55:1), & Tires 4-ply 7.10 x 15,"  or
View specs  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr only)  Opt   Price not found
Rear Axle Ratio 3.22:1 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply 7.10 x 15"
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Newest of the Fairlane beauties!

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Newest of the Fairlane beauties!

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1956 Ford Fairlane Fordor Victoria Transmission
 
View  Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive  (3-speed Automatic)
Std in Fairlane Fordor Victoria
Opt, all other models
Low (1st), Intermediate (2nd, Passing), High (3rd), & Reverse
Start-outs in 2nd gear, auto shift to 3rd
Full throttle start-outs in 1st gear, auto shifts to 2nd & 3rd
 
View  "Shifting Gears" Owner's Manual Pages 12-14
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THE FAIRLANE TOUCH THROUGH AND THROUGH

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THE FAIRLANE TOUCH THROUGH AND THROUGH

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1956 Ford Fairlane Ford Victoria Rear Axle Ratios (to 1)
 
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  202-hp  M-code eng w/ Fordomatic Dr
Rear Axle 3.22  (opt 3.55),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code eng w/ Fordomatic Dr
Rear Axle 3.22  (opt none)
 
Wheel Rims
Steel, 15" dia x 5" wide,  5 lug x 4.5" (114.3 mm)
 
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Power Assists

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Lifeguard Design

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  Fairlane bodyside sweep bright-metal molding w/ black-painted jet exhaust design . . .