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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1957 Ford Thunderbird

Powered by a 312ci V8 Y-block engine


Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is a 1957 Ford Thunderbird.

This Thunderbird has an unrestored body finished in bronze featuring a removable Colonial White hardtop with porthole side windows, rear fender skirts and exhaust integrated into the rear bumper.

The interior has a bronze vinyl bench seat with seat belts and room for three. Amenities include a Town and Country radio and Classic Auto Air air conditioning.

Under the hood is a 312ci V8 Y-block engine topped with a 4-barrel carburetor. An engine tune-up with new spark plugs, points, condenser, coolant, and an oil change was performed in September of 2021. The engine is paired with a floor-shifted Ford-O-Matic automatic transmission that was serviced in July 2016.

It rides on Kelsey-Hayes wire wheels with knock-off spinner caps and Goodyear wide-whitewall tires, including the spare.

The sale includes a sale invoice, an original radio service manual, and reproduction owner’s and electrical manuals.

This Thunderbird’s auction ends on February 9, 2022, at 12:40 p.m. MST and the sale includes a clear Texas title in the seller’s name.

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
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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