For Sale: 1966 Ford Thunderbird in Chicago, Illinois

Vehicle Description

1966 Ford Thunderbird Landau RETAINING 100% ALL ORIGINAL PAINT FINISH!STUNNING & EXCEPTIONALLY PRESERVED ORIGINALSINGLE-FAMILY, NORTH CAROLINA CAR FROM NEWSPARINGLY ENJOYED W/ JUST 38K ACTUAL MILESORIGINAL BLUE OVER BLUE VINYL COMBINATION315 HP 390 CI V-8 / CRUISE-O-MATIC AUTOMATICFACTORY A/C, AM RADIO, PB, PS, TILT-AWAY STEERINGAIRCRAFT-INSPIRED INTERIOR & SEQUENTIAL TAILLIGHTSAPPOINTED W/ FRONT BUCKET SEATS & CONSOLENEW FRONT BRAKES, NEW TIRES, UPDATED R134A A/C HIGH POINT OF MID-1960S AUTOMOBILE DESIGN Following the 1961-63 Bullet Bird, the fourth-generation 1964-66 Ford Thunderbird lineup was informally known as the Flair Bird or Glamor Bird for good reason, sporting handsome, all-new styling. Some innovations intended for the new Thunderbird line were delayed for the launch year and only reached production by 1965, including standard front disc brakes and eye-catching sequential rear turn-signal indicators, which finally overcame approval delays in certain states. Thunderbird sales remained strong, despite significant internal competition from the newly introduced Mustang after mid-1964. Jet Age styling cues, especially inside, set the 1964-66 Thunderbirds apart from the competition and continue to captivate enthusiasts and collectors today. As always, the Thunderbird offered plenty of power and delivered effortless cruising with the standard 4-barrel 390 CI V-8 engine uprated to a robust 315-horsepower factory rating for 1966.Featuring excellent Light Blue over Navy Blue vinyl the factory-original color combination, this beautifully preserved 1966 Ford Thunderbird Landau is offered with just 38K actual miles and benefits from single-family ownership and care since new. Retaining the original paint finish, interior, and trunk compartment all in fabulous condition, the Thunderbird delivers an unforgettable experience with its aircraft cockpit-styled interior and overhead controls. A lifelong Greensboro, North Carolina-based example, this stellar classic Thunderbird even retains the original selling dealer sticker. In addition to the renowned 390 cubic-inch V-8 engine delivering 315 factory-rated horsepower, mated to a 3-speed Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission, this very fine 1966 Thunderbird Landau is well equipped and optioned with air conditioning, an AM radio, power brakes, and power steering, plus a Tilt-Away steering column, wrap-around rear seat, and unforgettable sequential taillights. The brakes are freshly serviced, new tires have just been fitted, and the air conditioning is updated to currently-mandated R134a refrigerant, making this stellar 1966 Bullet Bird ready to drive and enjoy as desired. As they rightly say, a car is original only once, and this exceptionally well preserved 1966 Ford Thunderbird Landau clearly benefits from limited use and single-family ownership from new. Contact us today, see it for yourself and make this exceptional 1966 Ford Thunderbird hardtop in time for spring and summer driving enjoyment, shows, and cruises!

Vehicle Details

  • 1966 Ford Thunderbird
  • Listing ID: CC-1601919
  • Price: $34,500
  • Location:Chicago, Illinois
  • Year:1966
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Thunderbird
  • Exterior Color:Blue
  • Interior Color:Blue
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:38396
  • Stock Number:4318
  • VIN:6Y87Z152709
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2900 North US Rte 41
Chicago, IL 60064

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