Which Ford car shows the biggest sales gain by far this year? The one that the blue oval brand plans to kill.
It’s the Crown Victoria, the last hulking, rear-wheel, body-on-frame sedan out there that’s bought almost entirely by police agencies as cruisers, with the hand-me-downs going to taxicab operators. Last month, sales were up an amazing 140.8% compared with August 2010. So far this year, Ford has sold 40,082 of them, up 70.4% over the same time last year.