This may look like a mild mannered coupe, but under the roof lies a powerful V8 5.0 H.O. motor.
It has the power of a muscle car with the comfort of a luxury vehicle. Lots of head room, leg room and shoulder room for comfort and fun to drive.
Features: AC, Power window, power seats, ABS Brakes, Tinted Windows, CC, Tilt Wheel, stereo and cassette, multiple airbags, alloy wheels, brand new radial tires. Dual exhaust, 4 speed automatic and 3.55 positraction rear axle.
Benefits: Documented original low miles, stored in a garage, never saw a raindrop. Lives in Arizona.
One owner (yes the 99 year old church lady owned this car til now)
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.