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1955 Ford Thunderbird 53678 Miles Goldenrod Yellow Convertible 292ci V8 Automat

1955 Ford Thunderbird --

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Thunderbird
Type: Convertible
Trim: --
Year: 1955
Mileage: 53,678
VIN: P5FH24386
Color: Gold
Engine: 292ci V8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Local pick-up only
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Description for Ford Thunderbird 1955

Proud to bring to market here at the GR Auto Gallery is this period correct first year Thunderbird. Ford's answer to the very popular Corvette the Thunderbird had to not only put Ford back on the radar for the people that wanted a roadster but also one that had some power. The first year the T-Bird out sold the smaller corvette almost 23-1 ratio. Ford not only wanted a sporty roadster but a car that was enjoyable to drive. Success was multiplied with the performance and style that left dealersh...ips begging for more inventory in the mid to late 50's. The 1955 Ford Thunderbird offered here has been under the same ownership for over 50 years. It has recently been treated to a complete restoration approximately 12 years finished in its rare and desirable factory color combination: Goldenrod Yellow over Black and Yellow two tone interior. The car is highly optioned powered by its 292 cubic inch V8 with 2 speed automatic transmission and rear wheel drive. Factory options include: Power steering power brakes power windows power seat AM radio tachometer fender skirts etc. Cosmetically the car is outstanding. The two tone interior features excellent seat upholstery excellent dash top with tooled aluminum dash fascia and door trim excellent original gauges newer carpet etc. The Goldenrod Yellow exterior paint is flat glossy and shows an outstanding finish the engine compartment is highly detailed with including all new lines hoses fittings belts and so on and the frame and underside are restored including all new suspension and suspension components including new shocks bushings seals and so on. The convertible Hartz cloth softtop is new and excellent and the car comes with a matching hard top with signature "port hole" window. As a finishing touch the car has been fitted with Kelsey Hayes wire wheels with wide white wall tires. The first generation Thunderbirds are an American icon and on the must have list of any collector. The car offered here in its rare color high options mechanical fitness and restoration quality is one to consider. To see over 80 photos of this car including under carriage please visit our website