1956 Thunderbird Body off frame restoration
Z Code Sage Green
Prev. Rebuilt 312-225 h.p. V/8
Ford-O-Matic 3 Speed Automatic Transmission
Odo 66,650 miles
Ford’s Masterguide Power Steering
Town & Country Signal Seeking Radio
Fords See Clear Windshield Washer System
Engine Dress Up Option
5 Best Quality Thunderbird Real Wire Wheels
B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Wide whitewalls
Port Hole Hardtop + White Replacement convertible top
Notice Black Center Spinners on the Thunderbird Wire Wheels with Tonneau Top. Your choice of Green or Black Spinners
Bottom side of this body refinished in Sage Green, Framework in chassis Black
Definitely one of the most sought after colors for 1956 Thunderbirds today.
Restored to data plate specifications
Owned and driven for years by the iconic Hollywood star, the car could be bid multiple times higher than the auction’s estimate
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.