• Year of manufacture 
    1955
  • Mileage 
    22 100 km / 13 733 mi
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    P5FM130786
  • Engine number 
    4BY23
  • Reference number 
    sqIj4h2D46hgb0Ecxw23nQ
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Fire Red
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1955 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 2dr Auto 2sp 292 - Baby-Bird" Period Correct.

We are extremely proud and very honoured to offer to you this rare opportunity in securing one of the most sought-after series in the T\'Birds era the original "Baby-Bird". Launched in 1955 this 1st generation iconic US muscle car was show-stopping and indirect attack against Chevrolet and the Corvette. Developed in response to the popularity of the European sports car of the day, the Thunderbirds were built in the "heritage" of bespoke roadsters from the 1930\'s. Very rarely do you see such a fine example that is period correct in every way and NO altered parts or upgrades. She is totally factory specification and correct colour factory combination both body and cabin. Included is the period-correct factory fiberglass "hard-top" in white which complements the interior cabin of the 2 tone red with white finish.

The exterior coachwork of the fire red is in great order having been restored many many years ago, she is in exceptional condition throughout also. She is a great daily and can be enjoyed with ease of just jumping in and driving with everything functioning perfectly well. All her chrome and bright work is period correct including the unique "exhaust system" which comes through the rear bumper which has the "jet" engine chrome features to which the exhaust runs through all intact as well as the front overrides and the rear wheel fender skirts/splats. Even the original factory "Thunderbird" floor mats are included.

The original Ford Y Block 292 is also period correct with the correct 2 BBL Holley carbie all intact and the car drives/starts perfectly well for a car from the 50\'s. No upgrades were done so ALL period correct including the drums brakes/2 speed power glide "Fordomatic" auto.

Found and purchased in the USA by her custodian here in Australia many many years ago and owned by 3 collector client\'s here in Australia there is a number of receipts for work carried out and done whilst in their care including auto rebuild, cosmetic and mechanical work throughout her life here or done to her: This iconic 50\'s US muscle car has to be seen to truly appreciate how original and clean she really is.

Mechanical:
- Correct period Ford Y Block 292 with period correct 4 bbl Holley carbie
- Transmission the factory original 2 speed "Fordomatic" was rebuilt and performs perfectly
- ALL running gear, steering and brakes ALL Mechanicals have been maintained and function well
- Engine bay and undercarriage is period correct No upgrades or resto mods style finishes
- Everything is period correct as per factory build and ALL chrome/badging/bumpers in fantastic order
- ALL instruments/gauges are period correct and function including the factory-ordered clock/tacho
- ALL electrical wiring/components/looms etc have been done over the life of her and functioning correctly.
- ALL Interior is period correct and overall condition is fantastic and intact no damage or issues
- Factory correct front and rear chrome bumpers with "jet" style overrides in tact
- Factory correct "Wire/Cross Spoke" style factory Thunderbird hubcaps and White Wall Tyres
- Plenty of receipts/history/mechanical work completed and operators/shop manuals.

This really is a great chance to add to or help start any US muscle car collection with this iconic T\'Bird and with lockdowns finished we can finally get back out on the roads to enjoy this amazing country, car shows and the thrill of cruising with your family or mates in this iconic and head turning 50\'s muscle car with the roof down will bring smiles as big as this Baby-Bird!! .

We accept "CRYPTO-CURRENCY" as payment and have some of the best finance & insurance partners on board who are highly experienced to offer you or your company finance tailored packages from over 15 major lenders & insurance providers , Very comprehensive Extended Warranty Plans for up to 3 years including roadside assistance and Nationwide Luxury Enclosed Transport Door - Door Delivery can be arranged. Overseas shipping to any where in the world can be arranged also very easily by us as we are shipping collectable cars via air/sea every month.

We thank you for taking the time in viewing our 1955 Thunderbird and if you would like to make a genuine inquiry please contact us at your earliest convenience to speak to one of our friendly staff. We are a family-owned and operated business specializing in classic/collectible/interesting cars with over 130 years of collective motor industry experience at the highest levels.

We would be honoured to assist and help you further or if there is something special you are looking for please just ask us we may have it coming!.

We Are..........Passion Driven.

We would be honoured to assist and help you further or if there is something special you are looking for please just ask us we may have it coming!.

We Are..........Passion Driven.


YTG- Young Timers Garage Pty Ltd
Greenlink Business Estate Unit 14-16 Adriatic Way
86 Indian Drive
Keysborough  3173  Victoria
Australia
Contact Person Kontaktperson
Title 
Mr
First name 
Shaun
Last name 
Baker

Phone 
+61 385268000
Mobile phone 
+61 418348355