Ford Thunderbird

Basement Find! 1964 Ford Thunderbird

While the name of this website is “Barn Finds“, it’s pretty obvious that not all of our featured cars are actual barn, garage, shed, carport, etc. finds. Things started out that way, and we still do feature “found” cars… more»

Thundrolet With Attitude: 1957 Ford Thunderbird

Oh boy, this one’s going to get some knickers in a twist! Ford’s Baby Bird, ’55-’57, is as iconic a model as Dearborn ever produced. But what happens when one gets cross-pollinated by those boys from the RenCen? Wailing… more»

5-Speed Supercharged! 1990 Ford Thunderbird

This 1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe is being offered for sale by the original owner. Claimed to have 36K original miles, this beauty shows as new. And that makes me wonder, what’s this ‘Bird been doing for the last… more»

Barrett-Jackson Bought: 1972 Ford Thunderbird

I have been thinking a bit about this 1968 Ford Thunderbird that we covered last week and figured it would make for an interesting comparison to this just-discovered 1972 example. They’re considered a generation apart and have similarities but… more»

Thunderjet Equipped! 1968 Ford Thunderbird

Consider the fifth generation (1967-1971) of Ford’s iconic Thunderbird. While Gen-1, the Baby Bird (’55-’57) is the most collectible, for obvious reasons, succeeding editions like the Square Bird (’58-’60) and the high-style third and fourth generations (’61-’66) have their… more»

First Year Five Speed? 1955 Ford Thunderbird

When it comes to Baby Birds (’55-’57 Ford Thunderbirds) such as today’s 1955 subject car, it seems that they have either undergone a steller restoration or they’re dealing with old “challenges”. This car is a bit different and that’s… more»

21K Miles! 1990 Ford Thunderbird SC

By 1990, all things automotive were starting to shrug off their ’70s induced malaise as they redeveloped some sporting intentions. Buick hit a grand slam in the ’80s with the Grand National and over at Ford, they had a… more»

One Family Owned 1979 Ford Thunderbird

This 1979 Ford Thunderbird appears to be in beautiful condition inside and out and according to the seller, it has been a one-family-owned car since new. They’re selling it to help the family settle the estate and it can… more»

All-Original 1968 Ford Thunderbird 429

I don’t know what it is about the fifth-generation Thunderbird but almost every time I see one it looks like it’s in a brochure, it’s just that kind of car. The seller has this gorgeous, original personal luxury car… more»

312/3-Speed Manual: 1955 Ford Thunderbird

There are several things that set this 1955 Ford Thunderbird apart from others and make it a more desirable baby bird. Some would say that all ’55-’57 Thunderbirds are desirable – OK, I can agree with that, but let’s… more»

30K-Mile Time Capsule: 1973 Ford Thunderbird

If you were in middle-management or maybe were a budget private eye in the early-1970s, you may have had a car like this 1973 Ford Thunderbird. It wasn’t a Lincoln Continental Mark IV like Bill Conrad drove in “Cannon”… more»

Stored 27 Years: 1963 Ford Thunderbird

I think it’s safe to have a favorite era for a car, I mean, it’s not like we treat our cars like kids or anything – do we? This 1963 Ford Thunderbird can be found posted here on craigslist… more»

Convertible Survivor: 1966 Ford Thunderbird

The Thunderbird was introduced in 1955 as a challenger to the Corvette, although it morphed a few years later into more of a personal luxury cruiser reminiscent of ones found in Europe. This 1966 example is the final year… more»

Huge Parts Collection! 1955-1957 Ford Thunderbird

It’s not exactly Amos Minter’s ’55-’57 Thunderbird restoration business, but it’s an impressive collection of Baby-Bird parts and partial cars, nevertheless. As the seller states, “Almost enough parts to complete several project cars“. That being the case, let’s see… more»

27k Mile Time Capsule: 1987 Ford Thunderbird LX

800 miles a year isn’t a lot of time behind the wheel, especially when it’s spent in as comfortable of a road trip car as this 1987 Ford Thunderbird LX is. This red jewel has only racked up a… more»

429 Thunderjet! 1968 Ford Thunderbird

If the original Ford Thunderbird is known as the “Baby Bird” and the second generation (1958-1960) is the “Square Bird”, then the fifth generation (1967-1971) must be the “Big Bird”. And horror of horrors, the Big Bird was available… more»