|Introduced in 1961 was the optional 390 V-8 engine|
1961 Ford FairlaneRedesigned again for 1961 the Ford Fairlane models were again the base trim level and were made slightly shorter and lighter, and tastefully designed with a concave grille, reshaped hood, more rounded body sides, large, round taillamps. Big news was the introduction of the optional 390 V8 option with either 375 or 401 hp.
1961 Ford Fairlane Production and Specifications
|Model Number||Body/Style Number||Body Type & Seating||Factory Price||Shipping Weight||Total Production|
|Fairlane Six-Cyl Series|
|N/A||32||4 Dr Town Sedan||$2,315||3,585 lbs||Note 2|
|N/A||31||2 Dr Club Sedan||$2,261||3,487 lbs||Note 3|
|Fairlane V-8 Series|
|N/A||32||4 Dr Town Sedan||$2,431||3,683 lbs||Note 2|
|N/A||31||2 Dr Club Sedan||$2,377||3,685 lbs||Note 3|
|Fairlane 500 Six-Cyl Series|
|N/A||42||4 Dr Town Sedan||$2,430||3,593 lbs||Note 4|
|N/A||41||2 Dr Club Sedan||$2,376||3,502 lbs||Note 5|
|Fairlane 500 V-8 Series|
|N/A||42||4 Dr Town Sedan||$2,546||3,691 lbs||Note 4|
|N/A||41||2 Dr Club Sedan||$2,492||3,600 lbs||Note 5|
|Total series output was 164,132 units including both Fairlane sixes and V-8s. Total series output was 141,385 units including both Fairlane 500 sixes and V-8s. Production was counted by body style only. 66,924 Total. Production was counted by body style only. 97,208 Total. Production was counted by body style only. 98,917 Total. Production was counted by body style only. 42,468 Total.|
|Model||Wheelbase||Overall Length||Width||Front Tread||Rear Tread||Tires|
|Fairlane||119 in||209.9 in||Not Available||61 in||60 in||7.50 x 14|
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