1966 Ford Thunderbird

Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate:
$50,000-$70,000 US
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Friday, January 16, 2009
OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE
345bhp, 428 cu. in. “Q”-Code overhead valve V8 engine, four-barrel Holley carburetor, C-6 three-speed automatic transmission, independent front suspension with upper and lower A-arms and coil springs, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, front disc and rear hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 113"
Following tradition, after the three-year production cycle of the “Bullet Bird”, 1964 saw the introduction of yet another Thunderbird and yes, yet another nickname – “Flair Bird”. While the new Thunderbird retained the same basic structure and dimensions of the previous models, the exterior styling was completely revised with a lengthened hood combined with a shortened, formal roofline.
Some innovations that were intended for the new Thunderbird were delayed, only reaching production in 1965. Most notably, front disc brakes were not made standard until 1965, and the dramatic