1956 Ford Thunderbird for sale 100993554
1956 Ford Thunderbird
$29,995
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1956 Ford Thunderbird

Car for sale by Gateway Classic Cars in O Fallon, Illinois 62269

$29,995

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Classic Car Overview

We are excited to offer for sale in our Gateway Classic Cars Saint Louis Showroom this first generation Ford Thunderbird. The Ford Thunderbird began life in February 1953 in direct response to Chevrolets new sports car, the Corvette. Production of the Thunderbird began later on in 1954 on September 9 with the car beginning sales as a 1955 model on October 22, 1954 and sold exceptionally well in its first year; outselling theCorvette by more than 23-to-one for 1955 with 16,155 Thunderbirds sold against 700 Corvettes. With the Thunderbird considered a success, a few changes were made to the car for 1956. The most notable change was moving the spare tire to a continental-style rear bumper in order to make more storage room in the trunk and a new 12-volt electrical system. Youll be happy to hear that this low (actual) mileage classic Thunderbird has been held by the same family for nearly three decades and was stored for most of that time. The interior and body were repainted in 2016, but these are still the original panels, engine, and interior components. The smooth drive of one of Fords most beautiful designs is a standard 312 cu in (5.1 L) V8 that was engineered to produce 245 horsepower (183 kW). With its classic look, colors, lines, white-wall tires, and low body, this Thunderbird is a great find and will a its next owner very proud to have and to hold onto. To view this 1956 Ford Thunderbird in greater detail, including HD pictures and an HD video of the car running and driving just visit us online at http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com. For more information, please call 618-271-3000 or email STL@GatewayClassicCars.coma

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    GCCSTL7718
  • Classic Car ID
    100993554
  • Stock Number
    STL7718
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    36,092 miles
  • Engine
    312 CID V8
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    2 Speed Automatic
  • Exterior Color
    Black
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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