Think of the Ford Edsel back in the 1950s, or more recently the Vel Satis fiasco for Renault - a supposedly premium car widely regarded as the most expensive car Renault ever made.
What does FE stand for?
FE stands for Ford Edsel
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- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 47 other meanings of FE in our Acronym Attic
- Fleet Equipment
- Flight Engineer
- Flight Examiner
- Flow Element
- Fluent Entertainment
- Flying Eagle Cent
- Focus Error
- Fold Equity (poker)
- For Example
- Force Element
Samples in periodicals archive:
Canadian stylist Roy Brown, who had been involved in the ill-fated Ford Edsel project, took on the design of the Zephyr after in-house pennings and a projection by Frua were discarded.
Many discerning buyers did not like its horseshoe grille which was branded as similar to the Ford Edsel.
Photo: (1) Matt Pallock of Chatsworth polishes his 1958 Ford Edsel for the sixth annual Cruise Night car show held on Brand Boulevard.
Other components of the series include: "One Hit Wonders" (such as Cabbage Patch Kids and Pet Rocks) and "Fabulous Flops" (the pilot episode featured one of the few existing Ford Edsels left in America).
His highly individual style came to grief on the massive and ill-fated Ford Edsel in America but, undaunted, Brown took on another project which was to become a motoring legend ( the Ford Cortina.
When all your taste is in your mouth and your idea of class is a Ford Edsel or an AMC Pacer, a lumpen beast with Rolls-Royce written on it is no doubt akin to Utopia.
Mark Pallock spent Father's Day showing off his baby - a gleaming 1958 Ford Edsel Ranger, one of only four such cars still in existence.