1957 Ford Thunderbird

"Minter Restored with Dual 4's"

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Year
1957
Make
Ford
Model
Thunderbird
Stock
B3142 L
Vin
D7FH246884
Odometer Reading
1,958
Engine Size
312ci V8
Transmission Type
3-Speed Manual
Body Color
Black
Interior Color
Red
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Grand Rapids

GR Auto Gallery is pleased to offer this 1957 Ford Thunderbird to the global market. This is one of the nicest, cleanest, and low mileage Thunderbirds to come through our doors. It is powered by a dual four-barrel carbureted 312 CID V8 sending power to the rear wheels through a 3-speed manual transmission. With just 1958 miles on the odometer this is an ultra low mile example.

This bird was the recipient of a complet restoratoin by the world renown Minter Restoration company. The car retains its original PPG windshield. The car comes with lots of documentation, including history back to the original owner, window sticker and sales agreement and much more.

This extraordinary Thunderbird is finished in a beautiful Raven Black exterior over red interior. All of the chrome trim retains its shine both on the exterior and interior. With air conditioning, power steering, and power brakes cruising down the road is sure to be a pleasure. Both the “porthole” hardtop and soft top remain in great condition.

Cosmetically, this 1957 T-Bird is beautiful in every way. The interior is absolutely stunning, the seats, dash, and turned brightwork are all awesome, the gauges beautiful as well as door panels, etc. The exterior panel fit is excellent as well as the paint, chrome, and trim. Under the hood is exceptionally clean as well.
Mechanically, this T-bird is spot on. Runs and drives fantastic, the motor runs strong, the transmission shifts proper, the power steering, brakes, and suspension all lend to an enjoyable and confident driving experience.

The Ford Thunderbird project was in direct response to that of the Chevrolet Corvette, but not very similar. In fact, the number of T-Birds sold the first 3 years of production was much greater than the Corvette. This might have been the result of a better marketing campaign by Ford. They were the first to market the term “personal luxury car” vs “sports car”. The original 2 seater personal luxury car reached its pinnacle in the final year of production, 1957. The car received some subtle styling changes upfront along with pronounced tail fins on the rear of the car. Fords Thunderbird for 1957 still remains one of the most recognizable cars on the planet. This example comes with many original documents as well as a history of the previous owners. Now is your chance to own a truly great example of a first-generation Thunderbird. Please call or email today with any questions or for additional information.

This vehicle is located at our Grand Rapids facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1957
Make
Ford
Model
Thunderbird
Hobby Segment
Classic
Odometer Reading
1,958
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Roadster
Doors
2
Body Color
Black
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Red
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
312ci V8
Transmission Type
3-Speed Manual

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