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1957 Ford Thunderbird, Black with 36025 Miles available now!

  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Thunderbird
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: --
  • Year: 1957
  • Mileage: 36025
  • VIN: D7FH257146
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 245HP 312CI
  • Power options: --
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: A
  • Drive type: --
  • Interior color: Red
  • Options: --
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Local pick-up only


EQUIPPED WITH BOTH SOFT TOP AND RARE FACTORY PORTHOLE DELETE HARDTOP245-HP 312 CI V-8 ENGINE/2-SPEED FORD-O-MATIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONOUTSTANDING BLACK EXTERIOR AND RED INTERIOR COMBINATIONTOTALLY RESTORED BY STEVE BABINSKYS AUTOMOTIVE RESTORATIONS DURING 2018ACCOMPANIED BY OVER $62,000 IN DETAILED RESTORATION AND SERVICE INVOICESFURTHER DETAILING AND SORTING PERFORMED BY THE LAST DETAILFEATURES INCLUDE POWER BRAKES, POWER STEERING, TOWN AND COUNTRY RADIOFINAL-YEAR EXAMPLE OF THE HISTORIC TWO-SEATER THUNDERBIRD Introduced at Detroit in February 1954... and first available that October, the Ford Thunderbird was a stylish and well-equipped personal car offering a more sophisticated alternative to Chevrolets early Corvette. Low, sleek and sporty, the T-Bird included a powerful V-8 engine, available automatic transmission, removable hardtop and abundant standard and optional features. Confirming the Thunderbirds successful formula, 16,155 were sold for 1955, versus just 700 Corvettes. Mildly updated for 1956 and further refined for 1957, the Thunderbird saw sales rising to 21,380 cars for 1957, but it would be the last model year for the two-seat Thunderbird until 2002. Today, the original 1955-1957 Thunderbirds remain automotive and cultural icons, recently celebrated as part of a popular commemorative postage-stamp issue from the U.S. Postal Service. Handsomely finished and retaining matching numbers, this beautifully restored 1957 Ford Thunderbird benefits from a complete restoration performed during 2018 by Steve Babinskys Automotive Restorations Inc. in Connecticut. Further sorting and care was most recently provided by The Last Detail. Finished in factory-correct Raven Black, complemented by a Black convertible top and Red interior upholstery, this Thunderbird is further equipped with an ultra-rare and desirable porthole delete hardtop. The matching numbers 312 CI Thunderbird Special V-8 engine was professionally rebuilt during the vehicles restoration and delivers 245 factory-rated horsepower in concert with a Ford-O-Matic 2-speed automatic transmission. An engine dress-up kit, including chromed air-cleaner lid, Thunderbird scripted rocker covers and bright accents, adds further appeal. Other desirable features include power brakes, power steering, seatbelts and Town and Country AM radio. Detailed restoration and maintenance receipts totaling over $62,000 are included with the sale of the vehicle. Perennially collectible and enjoyable, this 1957 Ford Thunderbird is a freshly and professionally restored example of an unqualified postwar milestone. Best of all, a recent test drive confirms it is a joy to drive, operating as it should and without issue. Call us now to make viewing arrangements and make this stellar 1957 Ford Thunderbird yours!