Known as the “bullet birds”, the design lines of the 1961-63 Thunderbirds attracted the likes of John F. Kennedy and Elvis Presley. The Bullet Bird was featured as an Indianapolis 500 pace car and is features The Andy Griffith show. This 1963 Ford Thunderbird is a top notch car. The exterior is lavender (original color – repainted) and the new paint is outstanding. All chrome and trim is sharp and shiny. Interior is original and matches exterior. There is some sun damage to the original interior but no major rips or tears . All components are in top condition. Engine is the 390/300 hp paired with the automatic transmission. Features are power steering and power brakes, and new tires and brakes. This 1963 Ford Thunderbird runs and drives with excellent performance. All mechanicals have been well maintained and serviced. You can view this incredible 1963 Thunderbird in KY by appointment. A fun car to drive around and show off!
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.
The Ford Thunderbird has gone through many iterations during its design and market focus.
After a visit to Europe in the early 1950s, Henry Ford II decided he wanted to build a two-seat, convertible sports car for the American public.