For Sale: 1957 Ford Thunderbird in Burr Ridge, Illinois


Vehicle Description

New arrival. Folks, we have a beautiful 1957 Ford Thunderbird 312 Special V-8 finished in black with red interior. This car hasn't been shuffled around the auctions or traded from dealer to dealer. It's a local car that's been pampered by our customer. The 1957 Thunderbird was the last two-seater Ford (any model) sold until 1982.

This first generation Thunderbird was developed in response to the 1953 Motorama display at the New York Auto Show, which showcased the Chevrolet Corvette. We have the 67th 1953 Corvette produced on our showroom floor. Check our inventory to see this freshly restored Polo White Corvette.

Here's some preliminary details on our 1957 Ford Thunderbird. We'll be sharing more photos and videos later this week.

• D-Code Thunderbird Special
• Optional 5.1 L Y-block V8
• 312 cubic inch 245 hp
• Optional High Performance 4 barrel carburetor
• Chrome Engine Dress-up Kit (Thunderbird valve covers and Deluxe Air Cleaner)
• Holley Four-Barrel Carburetor
• Ford-O-Matic Transmission
• Power Brakes
• Town and Country Signal Seeking AM Radio
• Black Folding Convertible Top
• Kelsey-Hayes type Wire Wheels

For the 1957 model year, the front bumper was reshaped, the grille and tail-fins were made larger, and larger taillights were fitted. The spare wheel moved back inside the trunk, which had been redesigned to allow it to be mounted vertically. The side "Thunderbird" script was moved from the fins to the front fenders

For more information, please call Bob at 630-230-0441 or visit - Bob is our Sales Manager and a former NCRS judge.

Corvette Mike Midwest
60 Shore Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Just 12 miles from downtown Chicago

Vehicle Details

  • 1957 Ford Thunderbird
  • Listing ID:CC-1433509
  • Price:$54,990
  • Location:Burr Ridge, Illinois
  • Year:1957
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Thunderbird
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:83201
  • Stock Number:2046
  • VIN:D7FH367170

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Corvette Mike Midwest
60 Shore Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527