Here’s a ’55 Ford Crown Victoria that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. The Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner is a luxury car that was made between 1955 and 1956. The engine of this one is a 4.6 liter V8 that produces 162 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 11.4 seconds and has a top speed of 99 mph. Only 1,999 of these were produced with the transparent glass roof.
Today’s car of the day is this ’97 Ford Crown Victoria that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Crown Victoria is a luxury sedan that was made between 1991 and 2011 (model years between 1992 and 2011). This is from the first generation, which was made between January of 1991 and October of 1997 (model years between 1992 and 1997). The engine is a 4.6 liter Modular V8 that produces 190 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 10.6 seconds and has a top speed of 130 mph. This Crown Victoria sold for $5,500.