Billed as a Personal Luxury Car, Ford had tremendous focus on the
success of the Thunderbird in the 1950s. In 1957 Ford revised the
Thunderbird, providing what would be the last model year of the
car's first-generation. For '57; the front bumper was reshaped,
allowing for a larger grill and the rear tailfins and tail lamps
were enlarged. On the interior, the instrument panel saw
significant updates, with round gauges in the dash designed in a
This concours rotisserie restoration matching numbers 1957 is a
rare E-Code Thunderbird, one of only 1;363 produced during the
model year. E-Code optioned Thunderbirds had a 312 cubic inch 270hp
V8 with Dual Quad carburetors. This Thunderbird has two Holley
carburetors on an aluminum intake with a 9.7:1 compression ratio
and 343lbs of torque. No expense was spared in the restoration of
this vehicle with attention paid to every detail. From factory
hoses in the engine bay to factory-correct exhaust system and
fender skirts, no items was overlooked. With only 18;600 believed
to be original miles, the car has virtually every option offered in
1957 including 4-way power seat, power windows, power brakes and
town and country radio. With the rare soft-top delete, this E-Code
has a stunning flame red port-hole top dressed in red vinyl. There
is no better example of a 1957 Thunderbird than this
Unless stated otherwise, vehicle mileage on title is exempt and
unknown if original.
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