1968 Ford Fairlane 500

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  • Make

    Ford
  • Model

    Fairlane
  • Year

    1968
  • Engine

    4.9L V8 - 7.0L V8

The Ford Fairlane was an automobile model sold between 1955 and 1970. The name was taken from Henry Ford's estate, Fair Lane, near Dearborn, Michigan.

Over time, the name referred to a number of different cars in different classes; the Fairlane was initially a full-size car but became a mid-size car from the 1962 model year.

A redesign took place in 1968. The wheelbase remained 116 in (2,946 mm), but it grew in other dimensions. A fastback Sportsroof model was introduced in the Fairlane 500 series, as well as a more luxurious Torino model at the top of the intermediate range, contributing 172,083 of the Fairlane's 371,787 units sold that year.

Source: Wikipedia, 2012

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