The evolution of the Thunderbird took a leap forward in 1957 when
the Ford designers were tasked with improving this boulevard
cruiser/sports car. Restyled grill, stretched rear sheet metal,
fresh bumper designs and improved seating. Less visible
improvements included larger openings for improved cooling, revised
spring rates, larger brakes, stiffer chassis crossmembers, a
12-volt electrical system and new 14" wheels. The created a more
stable and capable handling Thunderbird, with its spare tire back
in the trunk. This was the last year of the 2 seater
This 1957 Bird has the E-Model or E-Code engine - 312 ci with 270 HP and dual four barrel carbs. This car has an automatic transmission, power steering and power brakes, Power-Lift windows, Dial-O-Matic 4 way power seat, and soft and hard tops. Included is a Town & Country Radio, Deluxe Deck mounted antenna, and MagicAire Heater.
Only 1,363 E-Code cars were ever made.