General Information
 
     
The Comfort Group (65C) available on the LX model (P74*) included:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Electronic Temperature Control
  • 12-Spoke Aluminum Wheels
  • Power Passenger Seats with Lumbar
  • Electronic Auto Dim Mirror with Compass
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
* Crown Victoria Models and Packages

   
 

The model first appeared in 2001 as a mid-year add-on option to the LX with the Comfort Group and was denoted as the Five Passenger Sport Appearance Package (SAP).

Double-Sided Handout Supplement to the 2001 Crown Victoria Sales Brochure
-click- to enlarge
 Sport Appearance Package Handout - Front      Sport Appearance Package Handout - Back


"Package is aimed at buyers who seek style and improved features." 2001 Crown Victoria - Marketing and Sales Strategy Summary

 No Geezer  
The genesis of the LX Sport was the result of requests made by the California dealerships for a package that would appeal to a younger demographics and provide a sporty, performance oriented rear wheel drive sedan. Thus the (though limited) marketing of the LX Sport.

The LX Sport model was available from the 2002 thru 2006 model years. In 2007 and 2008 it was designated as the LX Premium Sport Handling and Performance package.

 

    LX Sport components .....
  • Revised springs, shocks, and stabilizer bars.
  • 17" alloy 5-spoke wheels.
  • Rear air suspension.
  • Leather seating.
  • Front bucket seats
  • Monochromatic exterior treatment.
  • Center console with floor shift.
  • 3.27 rear axle ratio - open differential.
  • Dual exhaust.
     
 
The last year for the LX Sport was 2008; the option was discontinued mid-year 2008.
"LX Premium Sport Handling and Performance Package is no longer available" - 2008 civilian Crown Victoria Order Guide published November 16, 2007.

-click- to enlarge
 2003 Crown Victoria LX Sport Promotional Picture

           


Versioned 30Jul2019