Price: US $38,995.00 Item location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Thunderbird
  • Type: Convertible
  • Doors: 2
  • Year: 1955
  • Mileage: 20813
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: 292 V8
  • Power options: Power seats
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Blue
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1955 Ford Thunderbird

This freshly restored 1955 Thunderbird offers the buyer a chance to own a prime example of a '50's Thunderbird at a fraction of the cost of purchasing and restoring one to this condition. This beautiful Thunderbird was treated to a full professional body-on restoration in 2012. It has been carefully stored and driven just a couple of hundred break-in miles since the restoration. The original Code T Thunderbird Blue color is finished to show quality level and the interior trunk and engine bay have all been properly restored. It features the correct non-porthole hardtop in original contrasting white fully restored inside and out and still wearing the proper Thunderbird badges.In the all-new interior the radio has been upgraded to an AM/FM vintage style unit for enjoyable cruising. The new vinyl seats in aqua and white and the amazing aqua dashboard and door panels make this the most striking color scheme we've ever seen in a Thunderbird. Other newly installed parts include a black fabric convertible top sealed battery 205/75-15 radial whitewall tires and new spare exhaust system brakes many mechanical parts and rewired electrical system. The restored engine bay features a chrome air cleaner chrome valve covers and Ford Red paint on the block. Ford's Y-block V8 provided power for the Thunderbird in this case a P-code 292 cubic inch V8 making 192 horsepower. It has a wonderful V8 exhaust note that invites you onto the open road. Arguably the purest of the early Thunderbirds this 1955 looks even more striking simply because it's not wearing fender skirts. With it's beautiful original style Thunderbird wheel covers it has much more of a sports car look than its siblings. Of note this Thunderbird has the rare 3-speed manual transmission so it's highly entertaining to drive with light shift action and a delightful V8 burble with the top down. Included are an owner's manual shop manual electrical manual and a wonderful original sales brochure.Not many collector cars are icons like the Thunderbird and you'll find that everywhere you go in this one you're a celebrity. Call today!