1957 Ford Thunderbird for sale 101105708
1957 Ford Thunderbird
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1957 Ford Thunderbird

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1957 WILLOW GREEN THUNDERBIRD ROADSTER

When GIs who fought in the European Theater of World War II returned home, they brought with them fond memories of the British two-seaters that were a common sight over there. Some even managed to buy some and have them shipped home. It was clear to Detroit that there just might be a market for an American made version of the famed two-seater open car.

The two most famous of these were the MG-TC (and the later TD) and the incredibly handsome Jaguar XK-120. Kaiser introduced the famed Kaiser-Darrin in the early 50s and Chevrolet would follow next with the legendary Corvette. Ford was not blind to Chevrolets new car, but chose to develop a car along a different path.

It was decided their car would be made of metal instead of fiberglass; that it would be powered by a V-8 engine unlike the Corvettes Blue Flame Six ; and that it would feature roll-down windows and an optional hardtop unlike the Corvettes snap on curtains. They further decided that it would, as much as possible, utilize the same tooling and parts interchangeability with the big Fords of that era.

This Example is finished in Extremely Rare Willow Green, Code J , with Beautiful (2) Tone Green Interior, & Willow Green Hard Top. This Rare Estate Classic Underwent a restoration, including Exterior, Interior, Top, Brightwork, and More.

It comes with many amenities including:



Fordamatic Automatic Transmission

Floor mounted Locking Button Shift Selector

Low and Drive Range

Master Guide Power Steering

Sure Swift Power Brakes

Full Instrumentation

Factory Tachometer

Telescopic Lifeguard Steering Wheel

Fully Adjustable

Directional Signals

Magicaire Heating and Defrost System

Town & Country Radio

Electric Clock

8 Track Player

Cigar Lighter (unused)

Tinted Windows

Willow Green Porthole Hardtop

2 Tone Delux Willow Green Interior

Lifeguard Padded Sun Visors

Backup Lamps

Wing Windows

Thunderbird Scripted Floormats

Chrome Side View Mirror

Rear Fender Shields

Rear Fender Skirts

Wide Whitewall Radial Tires

THUNDERBIRD SPECIAL V-8 Engine

4 Barrel Carburetion

Dual Exhaust System

312 Cubic Inch Displacement

225 Horsepower

8.4:1 Compression Ratio

3.75 X 3.30 inch Bore & Stroke

12 Volt Electrical System

Full Flow Oil Filter

102 Inch Wheelbase

185 Inch Length

3088 lb. Weight

71 Inch Width

Highly Detailed Engine Compartment and Undercarriage

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    1237
  • Classic Car ID
    101105708
  • Stock Number
    1237
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    600 miles
  • Engine
    V8 5.0L
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    Automatic
  • Exterior Color
    Green
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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