$32,595 ~ Stock #919-HOU
350 CID V8 3-Speed Automatic
$32,595 ~ Stock #919-HOU
350 CID V8 3-Speed Automatic
Year Make Model: 1957 Ford Thunderbird
Engine: 350 CID V8
Transmission: 3-Speed Automatic
Mileage: 71826 ( undocumented )
Body Style: Convertible
Exterior Color: Light Blue
Interior Color: White
SHOWROOM TIME IS 05-22-2018 02:50 PM
Now up for sale in our Houston showroom is a classy blue metallic 1957 Ford Thunderbird. The Ford Thunderbird began life in February 1953 in direct response to Chevrolet's new sports car, the Corvette, which was publicly unveiled in prototype form just a month before. Under rapid development, the Thunderbird went from idea to prototype in about a year, being unveiled to the public at the Detroit Auto Show on February 20, 1954. Like the Corvette, the Thunderbird had a two-seat coupe/convertible layout. Production of the Thunderbird began later in 1954 on September 9 with the car beginning sales as a 1955 model on October 22, 1954. Though sharing some design characteristics with other Fords of the time, such as single, circular headlamps and tail lamps and modest tailfins, the Thunderbird was sleeker and more athletic in shape, and had features like a faux hood scoop and a 140-mph speedometer hinting a higher performance nature that other Fords didn't possess.
This Thunderbird has undergone a partial restoration, and is in very good driver-quality condition. The list of mechanicals that have been modified are: The 312 CID Ford engine was swapped out in 1974 with a 350 CID Chevrolet V8 engine to provide a little more get up and go for this classy chassis. It is paired with a 3-speed automatic transmission that was also added in 1974. The car has 2 known owners and was restored back in 1998 by the latest owner to preserve this piece if history. The exterior is in good condition and would get some heads turning driving down the road. This car has just the one hard top but is in nice condition and will keep you out of that wet weather. The interior of the car is in good original condition with a few small additions such as the engine turned aluminum dash to improve the appearance. The new cassette player hidden in the glove box with the Pioneer speaker behind the seat will make the drive much nicer while listening to your favorite songs. Some additional features include power steering, power windows, white walls, Cassette, AM/FM radio, and power seats.
All in all, this adds up to a clean light blue bird that really is a joy to drive. It is hard to not look good driving a Thunderbird, especially when it is a T-Bird that looks this good. Call us today about this sweet little bit of nostalgia! For even more information on this 1957 Ford Thunderbird located in our Houston showroom come by and see us or contact the showroom at (832)243-6220 or email the showroom at Houston@GatewayClassicCars.com
Numbers Matching and Original Mileage Cars
If marked as such, the Owner states, this vehicles as numbers matching and/or original mileage. It has not been verified by Gateway Classic Cars. As such Gateway Classic Cars is not guaranteeing the authenticity of this claim. Buyer is encouraged to verify this information on their own, prior to purchase.
All Vehicles are sold AS-IS.
This vehicle is being sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS, with no warranty, expressed, written or implied. Gateway Classic Cars and its affiliates shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, nor is responsible for any omissions or errors in advertising and therefore makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, to their satisfaction to the condition and value, prior to purchase. Gateway Classic Cars and its affiliates shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Gateway Classic Cars and its affiliates assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle, post sale.
A $237.37 document fee will be added to the sales price. All purchases may be subject to any applicable tax, title, & licensing fees.
This car has been viewed 3,061 times as of 2018-05-22 14:50:34
For sale in our Chicago showroom is this beautiful 1957 Ford Thunderbird. With a nice Azure Blue paint laid over the body and removable hard top of this classic, one can’t help but be drawn back to.....
Up for sale in our Detroit showroom is this beautiful 1956 Ford Thunderbird. This 1956 Ford Thunderbird is powered by a numbers matching 292 CID V8 motor followed by a Ford 3-speed manual transmission......
Gateway Classic Cars of Orlando is proud to present this 1957 Ford Thunderbird for sale. Ford had a car that combined the flair of a sports car and the comfort of a boulevard cruiser, the Thunderbird......
Gateway Classic Cars is excited to offer this 1957 Ford Thunderbird Roadster. For Sale in our Atlanta showroom is this 1957 Ford Thunderbird. Just wait until you see this amazing original car. A true.....
Gateway Classic Cars of Dallas is proud to offer a beautiful 1958 Ford Thunderbird. '58 was a new body style for the Thunderbird and they really changed things up. The '58 Thunderbirds as well as the.....
For sale in our Atlanta showroom is a sexy and sporty 1957 Ford Thunderbird. The last year of the small body style, this "Baby bird" was adorned with something it's predecessors didn't, wings. This '57.....
Gateway Classic Cars is excited to welcome this stunning 1956 Ford Thunderbird to its showroom located in West Deptford, NJ! This is perhaps the quintessential ride of the 50s with a story to match!.....
For sale in our Nashville Tennessee showroom is a sexy yet sinister 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible. This Bird for sale has wings that are as wide a jumbo jet, a Ford 302CID V8 that is begging to be.....
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.....
Modern components with classic looks! This stunning 1957 Thunderbird, originally from California, has had plenty of work done to make this an excellent reliable cruiser. Back in 2004, the 312 cubic inch.....
For sale in our Chicago showroom is this stunning 1957 Ford Thunderbird painted in the very memorable, Dusk Rose. Under the hood sits a smooth purring 312 cubic inch V8 which pushes the power it produces.....
Gateway Classic Cars of Scottsdale is pleased to offer this 1957 Ford Thunderbird for sale in our Arizona showroom. Is there anything more classic than a first generation Thunderbird in white (think Suzanne.....
NEW ARRIVAL TODAY - $19,595
For sale in our St. Louis Showroom is a flat black 1927 Ford Roadster. Powering this 27’ Ford is a 355 CID V8 engine with a plethora of goodies including a Holley Street Avenger carburetor, MSD distributor.....
NEW ARRIVAL TODAY - $14,995
For sale in our Nashville Tennessee showroom is one of the most unique 1957 Chevrolet Belairs I have ever seen! This Belair for sale has been chopped, hacked and whacked then modified and dressed in a.....
NEW ARRIVAL - $29,595
Gateway Classic Cars is now offering for sale in our Scottsdale Showroom a 1951 Ford Country Squire Woodie Station Wagon. This first-year production Country Squire 2-door is certainly one you’d love.....
© Copyright 2018, Gateway Classic Cars | All Rights Reserved
Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr. O'Fallon, IL. 62269
2,653 Classics and Exotics For Sale Today