This is a 1957 Thunderbird that is "D" model (4 barrel). This car is a solid Thunderbird with excellent show quality paint and body fits. Great driving Thunderbird that is ready to enjoy. Exterior is Black show quality paint, with white porthole top and red interior. It has a 312 engine that was recently rebuilt, and a rebuilt automatic transmission. It, also, has power steering, power disc brakes, power seats, power windows, stereo radio system, radial white wall tires, and fender skirts.
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.