1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE - 170048 Sold* at Palm Beach 2014 - Lot #416 1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/170048/170048_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #416

1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE

Auction Palm Beach 2014
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 416
Year 1956
Make FORD
Model THUNDERBIRD
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN P6FH276045
Exterior Color FIESTA RED
Interior Color FIESTA RED/WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 312
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #416 - Magnificent Code K Fiesta Red car. International Thunderbird Club award winner. Professional, body-off, restoration to show quality. Less than 3,000 miles since completion. All components have received the utmost attention. Under-body is pedestal and mirror worthy being finished also in Code K with a glossy black chassis. Stunning Fiesta Red/white interior. Comes with both hard and softtops. Powered by an original but rebuilt 225hp 312 V8, 4 barrel carburetor and 2-speed Ford-O-Matic automatic transmission. Also inclusive is Master Guide power steering, Swift Sure power brakes, back-up lights and fender skirts. Some interior amenities are heater, defroster, telescoping steering and Town & Country signal seeking radio. Modern upgrades such as air conditioning, larger radiator, electronic fuel pump, alternator, seat belts and new Coker Classic wide white radial tires are added for vastly improved reliability, safety and comfort for those fun and nostalgic cruises. Finally, the Continental kit, full wire wheel covers and engine dress-up kit provides that extra touch of shimmering chrome. Other than some desirable upgrades this classic beauty was built to original concours specifications right down to the engine stamps and body-mount tape.
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