1964 Ford Thunderbird For Sale. The Thunderbird in 1964 was restyled with a more squared-off appearance, which was mostly evident when viewing the car from the side or rear. Hinting at its roots in the previous generation Thunderbird that it evolved from, the new model retained a similar grille design with dual headlights and a 113" wheelbase. The 300 horsepower 390ci V8 powers this Thunderbird with the Cruise-O-Matic MX 3 speed automatic. This is such an iconic brand for cruising and the automotive scene. Options includeAC, AM radio, hub cabs, power steering, power brakes, power windows, slide away wheel, seat belts. A seam split in the drivers seat is showing. Car Runs excellent and smooth. The softly sprung suspension allows comfortable ride over bumps and and these car feel like they float on air.
Owned and driven for years by the iconic Hollywood star, the car could be bid multiple times higher than the auction’s estimate
Pick of the Day driven less than 80,000 miles since new
Car is being sold because owner lost its indoor storage spot
This is the sixth vehicle in the 30-day Countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s 47th annual Scottsdale auction.
The “square-bird” four-seater models that replaced Ford’s iconic Thunderbird roadsters are considered the original “personal luxury” cars.
Barrett-Jackson auctioned off in Scottsdale the impeccable silver-gray 1956 Ford Thunderbird that the legendary Frank Sinatra drove around Palm Springs, California, when he was not off with the rest of the Rat Pack.
Strikingly elegant was the thought that popped to mind when this triple black 1966 Ford Thunderbird appeared as I clicked through candidates for Pick of the Day.
The first-generation two-seat Ford Thunderbird is always a favorite among classic and collector car owners, which sometimes leaves the second generation largely overlooked.