Asking Price: $29,995 Questions

1955 Ford Thunderbird

292ci V8 - Automatic - Power Top - 64,224 original miles!

Classics Convertible Ford Thunderbird
Lot # 5043
Location Mentor, OH 44060
Seller Dealer
292ci V8
Asking Price: $29,995 Questions

Introducing a genuine American classic, embodying timeless style and charm: the 1955 Ford Thunderbird. This iconic vehicle was crafted to blend luxury with sportiness, boasting elegance with a hint of aggressive flair. Upon its debut in 1955, it held the title of the most expensive vehicle in Ford’s lineup.

From the striking chrome grille to the sleekly sculpted hood, the Thunderbird commands attention from the front. Its sweeping lines gracefully accentuate its aerodynamic profile, leading to a gently sloping roofline and beautifully contoured trunk adorned with the proud Thunderbird logo. Classic tailfins add excitement and character, reflecting the era’s automotive design trends.

This 1955 Ford Thunderbird has accumulated 64,224 original miles. Acquired from California in 1997, the current owner has driven it for less than 350 miles since then. Beneath the hood lies the original potent 292 cubic inch V8 engine, delivering ample performance and a thrilling ride. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels through the original Ford-O-Matic three-speed automatic transmission, offering smooth handling and responsive power steering for an effortless driving experience. Power brakes ensure reliable stopping power.

The exterior’s white finish complements the original red and white interior, exuding timeless elegance. Step inside, and you’ll find a tastefully appointed interior adorned with chrome accents and polished finishes on the meticulously crafted dashboard. Interior gauges, including the speedometer, clock, fuel, temperature, and tachometer, function properly.

While there are minor imperfections such as non-functional horn, cigarette lighter, and windshield wipers, along with a small power steering fluid leak, the vehicle remains solid overall. A dent on the driver’s side fender and loose trunk rubber gasket seal are noted, alongside surface rust on the exhaust.

Equipped with functioning power seats and a convertible top (no hardtop included), this Thunderbird’s undercarriage remains solid, as depicted in the photos. The convertible top operates manually as intended.

In summary, the 1955 Ford Thunderbird stands as an automotive masterpiece, capturing the essence of the 1950s era. With its enduring design, luxurious interior, and powerful performance, it continues to mesmerize car enthusiasts and evoke nostalgia for a bygone era. Whether as a weekend cruiser or a showpiece at car events, this Thunderbird promises to delight its next owner.


1955 Ford Thunderbird


1955 Ford Thunderbird

1955 Ford Thunderbird

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