1965 Ford ThunderbirdFresh paint, gorgeous lines, luxury features and a strong drive train set this car apart from the crowd. Take a step back in time and cruise down the road with superior style & features you just dont find in cars today. Mechanical:390ci Ford V8 (#s matching)3 Speed Automatic transmissionPower SteeringPower disc brakes in front & drums in rearNew BatteryOriginal valve covers & air cleaner Interior:New seat bottoms on both front seatsDoor panels, carpet & headliner in great shapeSwing away steering columnOriginal Air Conditioning car (Heat works)All gauges & interior lights in working orderOriginal radio Not working Exterior:Fresh firecracker red paintWhite Landau topOriginal hubcaps and & new tiresAll exterior lights in working order (sequential taillights)Body panels, rockers, floors & trunk pan in great shape platesAll ext. trim, badging & drip rails in good shape Shown by appointment only WE FINANCE/ DELIVER AND SHIP WORLD WIDE
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.