1956 Thunderbird Grey Lt. Metallic
Restoration per Data Plate Specifications
Both Original Tops Restored at Minters
Thunderbird Grey Lt. Metallic Porthole + Original Hartz Cloth Black Sta-Fast Original Convertible Top
Odometer 64,000 Miles
Ford-O-Matic Automatic Transmission
Town & Country Signal Seeking Radio
Fords See Clear Windshield Washer
Ford Alternator System
Engine Dress Up Option
Fords Master Guide Power Steering Rebuilt at Minters
New PPG Base Coat with Urethane clear Paint, Color Sanded & Show Buffed Throughout
New Fiesta Red & White Concours Correct Interior Installed in Minter’s Restoration Facility
Thunderbird Air Conditioning
5 Real Thunderbird wire wheels
670 x 15 firestone Deluxe Champions Wide Whitewalls
New Late Style Burtex Trunk Mat-Form Fitted in Minter’s Restoration Facility
A New 2016 Restoration
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.