1966 Ford Thunderbird

Convertible

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1966
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Automatik
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
Registration Number: EU registered Chassis Number: 6Y85Z100704
Ford‘s answer to the Chevrolet Corvette, the Thunderbird was introduced in 1965 and, though similar, it was different in many ways to the Corvette and other small sports cars on the American market. The Thunderbird, however, was created as a ‘personal luxury‘ car and even up to the current production version it has never been purpose-designed as a sports car. Instead of the Chevrolet‘s fibreglass, the Thunderbird was constructed in metal and instead of six cylinder engines, Ford upped-the-ante with a 6,391cc V8 motor; producing 300bhp at 4,600rpm and 427lb/ft it propelled the big car from 0-60mph in 10.3 seconds and onto 115mph, allied to effortless cruising. To keep cost and development at a minimum, it used as many parts as possible from the other Fords of that era. The result was a tw