• Ford Crestline

The Ford Crestline, was an automobile of the upper middle class, which was produced in model years 1952-1954 by Ford in the United States. He was one of the successor to the Ford Custom Deluxe and put the top model dar. Unlike its simpler equipped sister models Mainline and Customline he was initially only available with the strengthened V8 engine of its predecessor, which from 3917cc, an output of 110hp (81 kW) at 3.800/min. moved.

The vehicles were a 2-door convertible, 2-door hardtop sedan (Victoria) or as a 5-door station wagon with 8 seats available. The models took the pontoon shape of its predecessor, and showed the typical globe, which was already known from the model in 1950, the Grill.

1953 Crestline was further built with only the slightest cosmetic changes. Also in 1954 changed the appearance of not much, but the Crestline was now available with the new six-cylinder in-line engine with 3654cc 115hp (85 kW) at 3900/min. made. The V8 engine to 130hp gained strength (96 kW) at 4.200/min., To maintain the necessary distance. In addition to the three known body styles, there was in this last year of production still a second 2-door hardtop sedan (Skyliner) with glass roof over the front seats and a 4-door sedan.

In three years, created 540 211 copies. In model year 1955, the new model Fairlane replaced the Crestline.