Offered For Sale by The California Automobile Museum
1957 Ford Thunderbird
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Iconic First Generation Thunderbird. This is the one to have, 1957 with tail fins and larger front grill. This was the ultimate Personal Luxury Car in the mid-fifties. Now is your chance to won and drive a two-seater T-Bird!
Exterior: Car was repainted PPG Raspberry, presents well at a distance, flaws are visible up close. Porthole hardtop painted pearl white. Nice redline tires on wire wheels. Fender skirts are included. Doors are out of adjustment. Driver’s window is disconnected. No dents or dings. Soft top is in very good condition.
Interior: Beautiful original white interior. Vintage Air air-conditioning for cool cruising.
Drive Train: Replacement 312 V8 rebuilt in 2007 has an oil leak. Griffin radiator with electric fan. Brakes, front and rear suspension rebuilt in 2006.
This car rides very nice. Get behind the wheel of one of the most iconic convertibles from the 50’s.
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.