1956 Thunderbird, Fresh Restoration with test miles.
New Minter installed Torch Red & White interior with correct embossments.
312-225 h.p. V/8 Thunderbird special v/8-4BBL
Ford-O-Matic 3 Speed Automatic Transmission
Masterguide Power Steering
Fords Original Swift Sure Power Brakes
Rebuilt Town & Country Radio
Engine Dress Option
Correct Firestone Deluxe Champion Wide Whitewalls
5 Highest Quality Real Thunderbird Wire Wheels
1st Pictures show prior Minter Restoration
Last pictures shows her as she is today.
Reserve this Special 1956 Thunderbird today.
May be finished within 45 to 60 days from order
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.