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1956 Ford Fairlanes Brochure

© 1955, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, Form FD-7575, Litho in U.S.A. 9-55

Lifeguard Design   Ford I-6   Thunderbird Y-8   Conventional Drive    Overdrive   Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive   Chassis   King-Size Brakes   K-bar Frame   Tubeless Tires   Angle-Poised Ride   Power Steering   Power Seat   Power Brakes   Power-Lift Window   SelectAire Conditioner   MagicAire System   Signal-Seek Radio   Sports Spare Wheel Carrier   Back-Up Lights   Seat Belts   Auto-Wipe Windshield Washer   Wire Wheel Covers   Other Accessories   Mechanical
 
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1956 FORD Fairlane Brochure Cover - illustration of Victoria

 
Body Type Codes   Production Nos   Prices 6-Cyl*   Prices V-8*   *Price List
 
Fairlane Victoria  (2 dr, "open air" hardtop)
Fairlane Crown Victoria  (2 dr)
Fairlane Sunliner  (2 dr, convertible roof)
Fairlane Town Sedan  (4 dr)
Fairlane Club Sedan  (2 dr)
Not included:
Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner  (2 dr, blue-green tinted transparent "sky-view" roof w/ removable snap-in "aluminized nylon" shade)
Fairlane Fordor Victoria  ("open air" hardtop)
 
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1956 FORD Fairlane Brochure Back Cover - illustration of Victoria

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The Fairlane Series

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Illustration of Crown Victoria

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. . . a model to match your own good taste

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Fairlane Victoria (2 dr, "open air" hardtop)   64C   177,735   $2,551 6-Cyl*   $2,701 V-8*   *Price List
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The Fairlane Victoria

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Fairlane Crown Victoria (2 dr)   64A   9,209   $2,694 6-Cyl*   $2,844 V-8*   *Price List
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The Fairlane Crown Victoria

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Fairlane Sunliner (2 dr, convertible roof)   76B   58,147   $2,720 6-Cyl*   $2,870 V-8*   *Price List
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The Fairlane Sunliner

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Fairlane Town Sedan (4 dr)   73C   224,872   $2,450 6-Cyl*   $2,600 V-8*   *Price List
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The Fairlane Town Sedan

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Fairlane Club Sedan (2 dr)   70C   142,629   $2,405 6-Cyl*   $2,555 V-8*    *Price List
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The Fairlane Club Sedan

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The Fairlane touch through and through

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Ford's exclusive Lifeguard Design

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Thunderbird Y-8 Power

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Conventional Drive - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & Reverse gears
Overdrive - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th (Overdrive), & Reverse gears
Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive - 1st (Low), 2nd (Intermediate & Passing), 3rd (High), & Reverse gears
Selector
P - Park
R - Reverse gear
N - Neutral, start engine
DR - 2nd gear take off w/ part part-throttle (typical), auto upshift to 3rd
       - 1st gear take off w/ full-throttle (Speed-Trigger), auto upshifts to 2nd & 3rd
LO - 1st gear take off & hold, (auto upshifts to 2nd & 3rd if/when selector moved to DR)
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Transmissions  Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive  Overdrive  Conventional Drive

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The new '56 Ford Fairlane Chassis

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Hotchkiss Drive  King-Size Brakes  K-bar Frame  Tubeless Tires  Angle-Poised Ride  Front Springs

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Master-Guide Power Steering  4-Way Power Seat  Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive

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Swift Sure Power Brakes  Power-Lift Windows  SelectAire Conditioner

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MagicAire System  Signal-Seek Radio  Sports Spare Wheel Carrier  Back-Up Lights  Seat Belts  Auto-Wipe Windshield Washer  Wire Wheel Covers

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These Other Fine Ford Accessories Available At Your Ford Dealer's

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Fairlane Exteriors   Fairlane Interiors   Town and Club Sedans   Engines   Clutch   Transmissions   Speed-Trigger Fordomatic   Frames   Suspensions   Rear Axles   Axle Ratios   Steering   Brakes   Tires   Dimensions

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The famous Fairlane body-side wide skew molding, bright metal w/ black painted insets . . .