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1957 Thunderbird

History Overview:

In 1957 Thunderbird continued the trend started in 1955 offering a small and racy car with a unique look and personality that would set it apart from its contemporaries. The 1957 model featured engine power boosts, all new sheet metal and interior with few carry-over items from the ’55-56 models.  New for ’57 was the Dial-A-Matic memory power seat option. A supercharged version (“F” model) was developed to enter the East Coast NASCAR racing circuit.
Although the original two-seated T-Bird was only manufactured for three years, it was so advanced in concept that its influence in the automobile industry is still being felt.
Production of these classics ended in 1957. In 1955 Thunderbird outsold the Chevrolet Corvette 20-1.

Total 1957 Thunderbird Production:  21,380                        

Originally Sold To: N/A
Vehicle Mileage: 814 miles (since restoration)
Original MSRP:  $3,408.00
Dealer Invoice: $2,860.26

Stock Number C 204

1957 Thunderbird

VIN Number:  D7FH148973
Exterior Color:  Starmist Blue
Convertible Top:  Dark Blue Canvas/Hard Top White
Interior Trim:  Two-Tone Blue Vinyl
Engine: 312 CID - Thunderbird Special OHV V-8
245 Horsepower
4-Barrel Carburetor
Bore/Stroke: 3.80”X 3.44”
Transmission:   Ford-O-Matic

Equipment:

  • Town & Country Signal Seek AM Push Button Radio
  • Fresh Air Heater & Defroster
  • Engine Dress-up Kit
  • Positive Action Wipers
  • Power Brakes
  • Power Windows
  • Power Seat
  • Hard & Soft Top
  • Kelsey Hayes-Type Wire Wheels
  • Wide Whitewall Tires

Wheelbase:  102.0 inches
Weight:  3,145 LBS
Vehicle Mileage:  814 miles (since restoration)

Stock Number: C 204

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