1955 Torch Red Thunderbird
Professional Body off Frame Restoration
Sold New in Los Angeles California
Fully Loaded with every power accessory offered by Ford in 1955
Prev. Rebuilt Thunderbird V/8-4BBL
Ford-O-Matic 3 Speed Automatic Transmission
Ford’s Masterguide Power Steering
Ford’s Swift Sure Power Brakes
4 Way Power Seat
Ford’s Engine Dress Up Option
Rebuilt Original 1955 Thunderbird Radio & clock
Ford’s Accessory Back Up Lights option
Ford’s windshield Washer system
Concours Correct Ford Motor Battery with proper attachments
Best Quality Thunderbird Real Wire wheels, Red Center Spinners
Concours Correct 670 x 15 Firestone Deluxe Champions
New Concours correct 1955 Torch Red & White interior with proper embossments
Matching Torch Red carpet floor mats
Built March 7, 1955-sold into Los Angeles district
Removable Porthole top
Quite Outstanding Example
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.
The Ford Thunderbird has gone through many iterations during its design and market focus.
After a visit to Europe in the early 1950s, Henry Ford II decided he wanted to build a two-seat, convertible sports car for the American public.