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This 2002 Ford Thunderbird represents the re-debut of a legend. But while the look is instantly classic, few were ever kept so well to only have about 2,400 miles on the odometer (yes, really!!!) So while you'll love the V8 power, loaded interior, iconic style, and even a very cool tonneau cover accessory, what will really impress you is the overall level of absolute preservation.
How do you average less than 135 miles per year? You buy a car that you only use for very special occasions. This Thunderbird represents the first year of the final generation, and it's the closest you can come to brand new. So it's a true collector car kept in museum-ready condition. The bold Torch Red is borrowed from the original '55 T-Bird palette, but it has the luster of a modern clearcoat. And the way this car has been babied, you better believe that this factory paint is so nice it will make your garage feel like the Ford showroom. We love the look of these because Ford got all the details are right, too, including the grille, hood scoop, fender vents, and the porthole on the optional removable hardtop. Everything is exactly how the factory made it, so the doors fit with precision and the bright alloy wheels have never seen a curb. This truly is a rare opportunity to own a full surviving future classic.
Black always looks terrific against the red. So not only do you have a crisp black folding soft top, but also when you power it down, it reveals a loaded full black interior. The dual bucket seats have the kind of all-day comfort that uphold the T-bird's grand touring natures. Of course, with mileage this low, there was little time to even crease the supple leather. There are more great luxury features, including power seats, power windows, power locks, keyless entry/alarm, power steering, cruise control, dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, and a premium AM/FM stereo with six-disc CD changer. A car like this was really meant to be open to the world. In fact, this one comes with an aftermarket hard tonneau cover that's color-matched to give you the look of the rare and classic Thunderbird Sports Roadster. And you really get to enjoy this open-air feeling to the fullest, because dual-zone automatic A/C climate control lets you and your passenger dial-in an individual level of comfort.
The 3.9-liter motor was a development between Jaguar and Ford. So it has a well-done engineering background mixed with a sporty feeling. As expected with a car in this condition, the engine bay remains looking like today is day one. But if you do decide to take this ultra-low mileage collectable out on the road, you will be rewarded. The fuel-injected 32-valve DOHC setup means a car that starts eagerly, idles smoothly, and has power ready for you no matter if you're at the stoplight or passing on the highway. The five-speed automatic transmission is an ideal pairing that offers nice gearing for acceleration and overdrive comfort. In fact, with a fully independent suspension and four-wheel power disc brakes, this may look like a first-gen Thunderbird, but it handles like a proper modern luxury cruiser.
The sale comes complete with the owner's manual packet. You could try to search for a Thunderbird that's more factory fresh than this one, but by the time you realize this is the best of everything, it might already be gone. Call today!!!
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