1956 Thunderbird Fiesta Red. Restored to data plate
New Base Coat-Clear Coat Paint Refinished to Higher Standards than New
New Correct Fiesta Red & White Interior and Interior Parts Restoration by Minter's 2016
Prev. Rebuilt Ford-O-Matic 3-Speed Automatic Transmission
Fords Master Guide Power Steering
Rebuilt Town & Country Signal Seeking Radio
Accessory Engine Dress Up Option
Magic Air Heat System
Odo 51,766 miles
Concours Correct Wire Wheel Covers
5 Extra 1956 Thunderbird Wheel Covers - See Trunk Picture
Concours Correct Firestone Deluxe Champion 670 x 15 Wide Whitewalls
Both Tops Consist of Fiesta Red Tonneau Top & Fiesta Red Porthole Top
Texas & Georgia Owned
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.