I still have PTSD from an experience involving a rental fleet Fairmont in 1983. I'll never love them, but they were decent cars for their day, and did avoid most of the stupidities of that time through being focused on economy and utility.
Tough to kill, except for the usual body rust problems.
Does that have the Falcon six cylinder in it? The fours were pretty gutless as I recall.
I wonder if any Zephyrs from that era survived - I always thought the grafted on greenhouse back window looked amusing and silly on those.
1999 Grand Marquis LS HPP with PI intake manifold, mild J-mod, Class III hitch, KYB PI shocks.
2000 Grand Marquis GS with no options and mild J-mod - Sold to Father-in-law