Baby, I’m On Fire: 1955 Ford Thunderbird

Oh, this is tempting.  Very tempting.  I have always had a soft spot for 1955-1957 Thunderbirds.  My fourth grade teacher, Ms. Pennington, had a Goldenrod Yellow 1955 Thunderbird.  It was her daily driver, and, to a… more»

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Bird of Few Words: 1962 Ford Thunderbird

If I had to pick a favorite generation of Thunderbird (because who doesn’t have a favorite generation of Thunderbird?) I’d probably go with the 1961-63 “Bullet Bird.” I love how it marries totally of-the-moment space age… more»

1964 Ford Thunderbird Barn Find!

Said to be a true barn find, this appears to be a half-done project to me.  This 1964 Ford Thunderbird is for sale here on craigslist in Spring, Texas for the asking price of $9,500.  The seller states they… more»

Jade Jewelry: 1976 Ford Thunderbird

So pull that cover back and show this green beauty! By 1976, the Ford Thunderbird had gone from being a sporty personal luxury car to a monstrously large luxury coupe. It was still pretty cool, though,… more»

It’s Fabulous! 1966 Ford Thunderbird Hardtop

A consistently undervalued series of classics (in my opinion) is the 1961 to 1966 Ford Thunderbirds. This particular car was sent in by Barn Finds reader Pat L., who discovered it here on craigslist. As you can see from the ad, this fabulous Thunderbird is… more»

1963 Thunderbird: Rare M-Code Tri-Carb + AC!

According to the seller, this is one of only 17 28 tri-carb “Sports V8” engined 1963 Thunderbird coupes that were ever produced, and I’m sure even fewer of those had factory air conditioning. It is listed for… more»

1976 Ford Thunderbird Super Clean Survivor

The seller tells us that this gorgeous restovivor (that can’t be original paint, it’s just too nice, although it is the original color) 1976 Thunderbird is a Bordeaux Edition limited edition. I have to disagree, because… more»

Cheap Bird–But Is It Inexpensive Enough?

I, for one, like the 64-66 Ford Thunderbirds. I also think they are undervalued in today’s collector car world. However, at some point you’ve got to really, really want to resurrect a car rather than find… more»

American Dream: 1963 Ford Thunderbird

The idea of the “American Dream” combines so many ideas, and concepts. Although for some of us, the idea of the American dream is of much simpler times, with beauty, style and grace, much like this… more»

Inherited Bird: 1957 Ford Thunderbird

Family Heirlooms are wonderful and symbolic items of family history, although they are usually something much simpler than this 1957 Thunderbird! Apparently this owner has inherited a few cars, but is looking to unload this Ford… more»

My Uncle’s Dream: 1966 Ford Thunderbird

My uncle is no longer with us, but he left me (among other things) with a love of classic Ford Thunderbirds. To be honest, I don’t remember how many he had, but it was at least… more»

One Year Only Bird: 1966 Ford Thunderbird Town Hardtop

The fourth generation Thunderbird was another great addition to the Thunderbird lineage, but 1966 brought about a one year only option that is subtle, but certainly unique. This 1966 is a “Town Hardtop” model where it… more»

Impostor Bird: Shay Ford Thunderbird

Shay more commonly known for their reproduction Ford Model A’s also offered a limited run of Shay Thunderbirds. It is thought that only 200 Shay Thunderbirds were built, making this replica “rare.” In fine condition, this… more»