This sale offers a pristine automobile by way of a 1966 Ford Thunderbird Convertible. This marks the first opportunity to purchase, post restoration, a stunning automobile. While maintaining the general concept of its original pedigree, this car has been modified with no expense spared. From all angles, top to bottom, this Thunderbird exemplifies ingenuity and craftsmanship. Careful attention to detail while on a rotisserie, over 1000 hours of laborious, passionate work have produced a unique, one off, meticulous product. After several years of service, the car known as "Bourbon", is being made available for sale. Built to be driven, Bourbon has also appeared at numerous automotive events and pleased crowds on many occasions. While modifications and specifics are many, this car boasts some obvious characteristics that distinguish it from others. The car is available for purchase at a price greatly reduced from the original build cost of $84,900
The overall contour of the car allow an astute automobile enthusiast to identify it as a Thunderbird The tasteful transformation of this vehicle, to a contemporary Restomod Tbird, has maximized it potential. Note the attention to detail, from the gaps between body panels, to the custom interior with stacked gauges. Chrome plated components found beneath the car, accentuate its high level of finish. It shows as well on the lift as it does on the ground.
This Thunderbird is more than just aesthetics too. It’s powered by a naturally aspirated 460 cubic inch Ford Racing Engine and backed up by the bulletproof C6 transmission with a 9 inch rear end. It’s smooth ride is maintained by way of a chrome, spotless, four link, adjustable rear suspension. Up front you’ll find a Heidts Super Ride suspension system with adjustable coil overs and rack and pinion steering. The brakes are upgraded, polished Wilwood components and finished with 20” Foose rims mounted on Yokohama tires. The stainless and polished exhaust system provide a tone that lets you fully understand you’re driving something of substance.
This car began its transformation as a vision and listing all its attributes would be impossible. Countless hours were spent creating what you see in the video.
The Pick of the Day is a limited-production Ford with a fiberglass tonneau that conceals the rear seats
Pick of the Day is the ‘Vista Bird’ station wagon
Pick of the Day is a special-edition 1964 Ford Thunderbird
Hollywood celebrity memorabilia sale featured personal items from the ‘screen goddess’ that garnered astronomical bids
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.