Continuing on with our Panther Edition Weekend, here is a couple of vintage Ford Crown Victorias, one just before the complete body redesign, and one just afterwards. Which one of these Panther Classics would you want to call your own?
First up is this 1989 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX, finished in what I can only describe as Wine, with a Bordello Red Velour interior. This car was a facelift of the original 1979 body style, but it didn’t receive the updated dash with a driver side airbag. It shows off the lines well, and is fairly well equipped for the time, including the Turbine Alloy Wheels, and the 1/2 Vinyl Roof Covering.
Inside this car received an aftermarket Pioneer Audio System during some part of its lifetime, but it’s not as obtrusive as having this system installed in an older car. This particular car looks complete, and it shows 106,000 miles on the odometer. The price is right at $999, so would this red on red Crown Vic be the Panther for you? See the listing here.
This is a 1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX, and is the first year of the complete restyle of the line. Due to the new look, the Wagon was the first casualty (The 2-door was done a long time ago), but was that really much of a loss? This LX comes “Fully Loaded” with Alloys, Leather, Electric Everything, the 4.6L V-8, and more. This is the body style that had the windows embedded within the “C” pillar for better visibility, and the grill-less front end treatment.
This car had travelled only 77,000 miles, and the price reflects that at $4,000. I’m not sure if that is too high, but where else can you get a relatively low mileage, full sized, fully equipped car for less? See the listing here.
So, are these Panthers anyting to write home about? Let me know how you are enjoying (or not enjoying) the Panther weekend so far.