For Sale: 1966 Ford Thunderbird in Chicago, Illinois

Vehicle Description

MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNING ROTISSERIE RESTORATIONSTUNNING RED-ON-RED LIVERY & WHITE CONVERTIBLE TOP315 HP 390 CI V-8/3-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONPOWER WINDOWS, VENT WINDOWS, TOP & ANTENNAAM/FM RADIO, CLOCK, TILT-AWAY STEERING, CRUISEVTCI 1ST PLACE AWARD WINNER; JUDGED PERFECT TWICEMULTIPLE REGIONAL AND LOCAL SHOW AWARD WINNER Following the 1961-63 Bullet Bird, the fourth-generation 1964-66 Ford Thunderbird was informally known as the Flair Bird or Glamor Bird and featured handsome, all-new styling. Some innovations intended for the new Thunderbird line were delayed for the launch year and only reached production in 1965. Among them were new front disc brakes made standard by 1965 and eye-catching sequential rear turn-signal indicators, which faced approval delays in certain states. Sales remained strong, despite significant internal competition from the newly introduced Mustang. As always, the Thunderbird offered plenty of power and delivered effortless cruising with the standard 4-barrel 390 CI V-8 engine uprated to 315 horsepower for 1966.Stunning in Red over Red with a White power-operated convertible top, this fabulous rotisserie-restored 1966 Ford Thunderbird Convertible is simply a top-quality example throughout. Preservation is exceptional, with this Thunderbird benefiting handsomely from the professional care it has received under the prior owner in Arizona. In addition to predictably having won multiple local and regional-level shows, this 1966 Thunderbird Convertible is a former Vintage Thunderbird Club International (VTCI) 1st Place award winner with two perfect 300-point judging scores to its credit.A very interesting and unusual, lightly-optioned example, this Thunderbird is nonetheless well equipped with power brakes and power steering, plus power-operated windows, vent windows, trunk release and convertible top. Other choice features include an AM/FM radio with power antenna, along with a clock, Swing-Away steering wheel, cruise control, and safety-belt warning light. A set of deluxe mag-style wheel covers, whitewall tires, and a fully trimmed spare and trunk compartment nicely finish off this outstanding Thunderbird. Come see it for yourself and make this exceptional 1966 Ford Thunderbird convertible yours for spring driving enjoyment and the summer show season!

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1343191
  • Price:$61,500
  • Location:Chicago, Illinois
  • Year:1966
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Thunderbird
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:4201
  • VIN:6Y85Z124930