For sale in our Dallas showroom is a Thunderbird that changed a lot of things for Ford. The 1961 Ford Thunderbird carried a lot of firsts for the car world. It featured new and much sleeker styling than the second generation models. The engine a powerful CID V8 keeps this beauty moving in all RPM’s without drama or much effort. A little history of the Thunderbird was it was 1961's Indianapolis 500 pace car, and featured prominently in US President John F. Kennedy's inaugural parade. The most distinctive feature of the 1961 to 1963 Thunderbirds was the highly touted 'Swing Away' steering wheel. Other innovations include a floating rear view mirror. Common on all autos produced today, this feature was first found on 1961 Thunderbirds. The 1961-63 Thunderbirds styling is unmistakable and brought to life concept styling. Aerodynamic features like the integrated door handles help this car stand out from the crowd. This particular car has plenty of features like power windows, power seats, and Air Conditioning. This is a cruiser that is ready to go and be in its new home. The features include AC, AM radio, Power Brakes, Power Steering, Power Windows, Vinyl Interior, Hub Caps, and White Wall Radial Tires. For more HD pictures and video visit http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/carlist2?src=2&location=DFW&desc=Dallas. For more information call our Dallas showroom at 817-310-9400.