1959 Ford Fairlane

2dr Club Sedan 8-cyl. 292cid/200hp 2bbl
$9,600 Avg. Value*

Model Overview

History of the 1958-1959 Ford Fairlane

Fairlane frontal styling for 1958 bore a familial resemblance to that year's new Thunderbird, while ovoid taillight pairings distinguished the big Fords at the rear. Swathes of gold anodized body-side trim marked the flagship Fairlane 500s. A new 300-hp, 352-cid Thunderbird Special V8 option became available in premium models during 1958. The Fairlane and Fairlane 500 rolled into 1959 with more conservative styling and new rooflines featuring reshaped wrap-around rear windows on sedans. Soon after 1959 production started, though, Fairlane 500 closed models were demoted to mid-level status, as new Galaxie styles, with Thunderbird-inspired rooflines, arrived. At the same time, a simple badging change converted 1959. Ford Sunliner convertible and Skyliner retractable hardtops to Galaxie models. As in 1958, all full-size '59 Fords except the Skyliner were offered with Ford's standard 223-cid six-cylinder engine. “Thunderbird” V8s of up to 352-cid were again available. Excepting the occasional Skyliner, the distinctive but rust-prone 1958 Fairlanes are uncommon today. The '59s have seemingly fared better. A nicely turned-out 1958-59 Fairlane 500 is sure to attract admirers at any Ford gathering.

1959 Ford Fairlane Info

  • Body Styles
  • 2dr Club Sedan
  • 4dr Town Sedan
  • Engine Types
  • 8-cyl. 292cid/200hp 2bbl
  • 8-cyl. 332cid/225hp 2bbl
  • 8-cyl. 430cid/350hp 4bbl
  • 6-cyl. 223cid/145hp 1bbl
  • 8-cyl. 352cid/300hp 4bbl
  • Additional Info
  • Curb Weight: 3332 lbs.
  • Length: 208 in.
  • Wheel Base: 118 in.
  • Number Produced
  • 35,126

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