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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1957 Ford Thunderbird

Professionally restored T-Bird

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this professionally restored 1957 Ford Thunderbird convertible.

This Thunderbird received a complete frame-off restoration under the direction of Amos and Justin Minter. The Fresh Torch Red paint exterior features a hood scoop, front fender grates, wheel skirts, and tailfins. A color-matched removable hardtop with porthole windows is included with the sale.

 1957 Ford Thunderbird convertible
1957 Ford Thunderbird convertible

“The two-seat interior is fitted with Torch Red vinyl bench upholstery, matched to the lap belts, door panels, dash, carpeting, and Thunderbird-branded floor mats,” AutoHunter notes in the listing. “Options include a four-way Dial-o-Matic power seat, power windows, air conditioning, and a Town and Country push-button radio. The trunk is lined with a plaid vinyl mat and contains a spare tire.”

Under the hood is a rebuilt 312ci Y-block V8 engine paired with a a floor-shifted 3-speed automatic transmission.

It rides on chrome 14-inch wire wheels with whitewall tires. This Ford Thunderbird has power-assisted front disc and rear drum brakes with a dual-circuit master cylinder, and power steering.

The sale includes a clear Texas title in the seller’s name, an owner’s manual, and documentation.

This Ford Thunderbird’s auction ends on June 13, 2022, at 12:15 p.m. (PDT).

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
David P. Castro is our Content Manager. The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

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