Ford Crestline Sunliner V8 1954 Exotic Design Sedan – The arrival of the Ford Crestline Sunliner V8 1954 model marks the end of a long-running and fairly powerful flathead V8 engine. The replacement is a modern, overhead-valve “Y-block”, which is called based on a deep crankcase design, and while it also replaces the 239 cubic inches, the new engine generates 20 more horsepower in its basic form. Block Y, enlarged and further developed over the years, helped Ford take over Chevrolet in sales for 1954, and continued to drive some Ford passenger cars until 1962.
Styling for 1954 continued a wider line, lowering the 1952 body redesign with very little change. Mechanically, the Ford model adopts a ball-joint front suspension, which greatly improves riding and handling. Meanwhile, the basic Ford chassis is carefully perfected with a wheelbase length that increases by only one and a half inches. Ford Crestline Sunliner V8 1954 The right convertible named topped the Ford model line in 1954 with a pretty exotic design.
Ford Crestline Sunliner V8 1954 has 130bhp, 239 cu. sign in. V8 engine, three-speed manual transmission with gear, independent front suspension, rear axle life with semi-elliptic spring springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 115.5 “.
Source: RM Auctions