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1957 Ford Thunderbird

292 CID V8 3 Speed Manual

$39,995

292 CID V8 3 Speed Manual

$39,995


Stock #626-DFW
Price: $39,995
Year Make Model: 1957 Ford Thunderbird
Engine: 292 CID V8
Transmission: 3 Speed Manual
Mileage: 76,791 ( undocumented )
Body Style: Convertible
Exterior Color: Red
Interior Color: Red

  • Air Conditioning
  • AM Radio
  • Bias Ply Tires
  • Hub Caps
  • Seatbelts
  • Vinyl Interior
  • Wide White Walls
  • Numbers are Matching

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For sale in our Dallas Fort Worth showroom is a 1957 Ford Thunderbird. Originally intended to go head to head with the Corvette, the Thunderbird later found its true calling as a luxury two seat car. Ford developed its own niche market the “Personal Luxury Car”. So now you can own your own piece “Personal Luxury”. Kept up as a driving classic this sporty little convertible is ready for you to take her on a cruise night to the movies to the local drive in. When new this car was optioned with a removable hard top only, but in 1957 the hard top was preferred as the hard top contained standard portholes that rid the baby bird of the blind spots that plagued the earlier model years. This car was also optioned as a manual 3 speed on the floor. The paint has been redone in the factory combination, red with red top and is a timeless look from the 50’s. This Thunderbird is ready for you to enjoy for years to come. The options include; Am radio, Seat belts, Vinyl interior, Wide white wall radial tires. To view this 1957 Ford Thunderbird in greater detail, including 100+ HD photos and HD video, please visit www.gatewayclassiccars.com. For more information please call the Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom at 817-310-9400 or email at dallas@gatewayclassiccars.com.

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