For sale and Featured at Gateway Classic Cars in our Orlando Florida showroom is a 1966 Ford Thunderbird. Painted in its original Yellow with Cream/ Yellow interior with correct Thunderbird hubcaps. Power comes from a 390 cubic inch V8 and mated to a 3-speed automatic. This classic T- Bird runs strong and looks beautiful cruising down the road. The interior of the car reflects its care over the years as she shows no tears or rips on the seats or headliners. Inside and out the car shows incredible well and will definitely turn some heads. The car has been will maintained and cared for throughout its lifetime. The 390 was a great engine for the Thunderbird. It produces 315 horsepower and 427 lbs/ft of torque. More than enough to get this beautiful bird moving. 1966 was the last year for the fourth generation Thunderbird. The next generation would be a major redesign and featured four doors for the first time. Some will say that the '66 would be that last of the traditional Thunderbird making it much more sought after than the next generations. For more information on this great 1966 Ford Thunderbird, call 407-771-2000 or email us at Orlando@gatewayclassiccars.com or stop by our Orlando Florida showroom. To view HD photos and video, visit www.gatewayclassiccars.com - See more at: http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/orlando/1966/ford/thunderbird-S885.html
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.
After Ford reinvented the Thunderbird as a four-seat luxury car for 1958, some still pined for the trim, exclusive, two-seat sports car that Thunderbird was when introduced in 1955.