BIG, BOLD V8 WITH ATTITUDE. Two owner 1998 NL Fairlane by Tickford. Basically an EL GT in a Fairlane body or in other words a Ford Fairlane GT. Special limited edition one of only 106 built.
Number 37 in Navy Blue is totally original including the exhaust with just tyres, brake pads, water pump and suspension bushes having been changed in its life. Of course she is running the all matching numbers Windsor 195 Kw 5.0L V8 410nm with the GT40P heads. Featuring the signature mesh grille, lowered suspension and large flat-spoked 17" alloy wheels. Immaculate as new sports-contoured front seats, leather and wood-rimmed Momo 4 spoke steering wheel. Premium 250 Watt 9 speaker audio system and alarm.
A genuine super low 81,422 klms from new with the log books, owners manual and demonstration cassette tape. Was a country owned Sunday driver until 2019 thus explaining the ultra low mileage covered.
This is prestige Aussie Muscle at its best. Now for sale in our Kingsgrove, Sydney showroom. NSW registration. (Ref. 5489)
Engine: Fairlane 195kW: Windsor 5-litre V8, OHV, electronic multi-point fuel injection, 9.00:1 compression, GT-40P Explorer heads, roller rockers, special camshaft, upgraded 65mm throttle body and engine management system, electronic ignition, low restriction extractor exhaust system, 195kW @4700rpm, 410Nm @ 3900rpm (net)
Transmission: BTR M97LE, electronic 4 speed auto, GT Adaptive Shift Strategy, T-Bar shift. Ratios: 1st 2.39:1 - 2nd 1.45:1 - 3rd 1.00:1 - 4th - 0.68:1, Reverse 2.09:1
Rear axle: 3.45:1, LSD
Suspension: Front: Independent, upper and lower wishbones with urethane inner bushes, unique coil spring/strut-type dampers, GT camber and castor kit and 28 mm anti-roll bar. Modified spindle to accommodate bigger brakes.
Rear: Live axle, upper and lower longitudinal arms, transverse Watts linkage, unique variable-rate coil springs and dampers, 24 mm anti-roll bar, tuned urethane upper and lower trailing arm bushes, delete self-levelling.
Brakes: Front ventilated 329mm discs, PBR twin piston Cobra calipers, rear solid 299 mm discs. ABS
Wheels: 17" x 7.5" Speedline 6-spoke alloy
Tyres: 225/45R17 Michelin Pilot SXGT