1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE - 170143 Sold* at Palm Beach 2014 - Lot #356 1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE http://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/170143/170143_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #356

1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE

Auction Palm Beach 2014
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 356
Year 1956
Make FORD
Model THUNDERBIRD
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN P6FH166164
Exterior Color PEACOCK BLUE
Interior Color BLUE/WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 312
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #356 - In 1956, this magnificent car was rated "America's Most Exciting Car". Professional rotisserie restoration over an eight year period (with photos). The frame has been thoroughly sand blasted and powder coated black. The underside of the body is correctly painted Peacock Blue. All replacement parts are original and OEM correct. Fully loaded with Master Guide power steering, Ford's Swift Sure power brakes, 4-way power seat and power windows, Kelsey Hayes spoke wheels and a factory Continental kit. Both tops, new white replacement top and porthole hardtop. In late 1956, Ford introduced a rare dual 4 barrel carburetor and manifold kit that was a dealer installed package created for NASCAR.