1957 Ford Thunderbird

Streetside Classics-Charlotte
800 Derita Road, Ste. A
Concord, NC

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Concord, NC



Year 1957
Mileage 10227
Engine 8
Doors 2
Transmission --
Make Ford
Model Thunderbird

Thunderbird 1957

Title Status --
Exterior Color Red
Interior Color Red


The full red presentation of this 1957 Ford Thunderbird shows it's a true red-blooded all-American. And so when you can get the icon you love (including the porthole hardtop) for a value price, then you know you need to know more about this T-bird.

We like the style of this Thunderbird. It's the product of an older restoration, so it has a good gloss on the upgraded red paint, but there's an aged-in style that sets a vintage tone on a true classic like this. Plus, good body panels and straight lines help with a quality appearance. And all your favorite hallmark pieces are in place, including the stylized chrome bumpers, hood scoop trim, jet-inspired tail lights, and exhaust routed through the rear bumper. And the porthole hardtop is a true icon that we all love to see on these first-gen cars. Basically, you know the price when a '57 T-bird is freshly restored, and so this one has a value price in case you want to add your own personal touches. But from day one, you have a vehicle that's quite clean and complete that's ready to hit the boulevard.

As cool as this is with the hardtop in place, a convertible loves to be open to the world. And that really is true for this one, because you'll love showing off the sharp red interior. It gets the fundamentals right with the upholstery, carpeting, dash all looking great. And this also has the details you'll love, like the working clock and the Thunderbird logos in the clean door panels. A grippy steering wheel, machine-turned dash panels, floor shifter, and full gauges w/tach are all there to make sure that this personal luxury cruiser also has a nice hint of sporty attitude.

The larger D-code 312 cubic-inch V8 was a nice option in '57, and so it's ideal to still have the correct displacement still under the hood today. The correct Ford red paint on the block, chrome air cleaner, and special Thunderbird valve covers all look great in the engine bay. Plus, there's a newer Holley four-barrel carburetor sitting on top of this V8. This is the kind of classic that wants you to feel the road, but it also is never rough in a Thunderbird. That's why you have easy cruising features like a supple ride and a three-speed automatic transmission.

The sale comes complete with restoration photos, service manuals, and the owner's manual. This is the all-red '57 T-bird that offers a solid value for the price. So don't miss this deal. Call now!


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