1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE - 161139 Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #996 1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/161139/161139_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #996

1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2014
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 996
Year 1957
Make FORD
Model THUNDERBIRD
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN D7FH192380
Exterior Color CORAL SAND
Interior Color WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 312
Transmission 3-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #996 - Highly documented, concours frame-off restoration, 1957 Ford D Code Thunderbird, 312/245hp, 4-barrel, rare 3-speed manual with overdrive, power steering, power brakes, Town & Country radio, stainless steel exhaust, stainless steel brake lines, stainless steel vacuum lines, stainless steel fuel lines, Kelsey Hayes wire wheels with radial tires, both tops, plus original factory invoice. Rare Coral Sand exterior, porthole hardtop with white interior and tan soft top. Includes four extra correct painted steel wheels with 7.50x14 bias-ply tires plus five extra painted correct steel wheels with new correct wheel covers. Frame-off rotisserie restoration was completed to CTCI concours restoration manual specifications down to the smallest detail. This 1957 Coral Sand Thunderbird was judged CTCI Gold with 289 points on the CTCI 300 point system. It later received a Peoples' Choice award from Northern Ohio CTCMP chapter. Awards and judge's sheets are included, along with extensive photo documentation of the restoration performed by renowned Thunderbird restorer Carnie Reynolds. Also included is an extensive collection of manuals and ownership history from 1980 to present. Rubber floor mats, soft cover, black/white tote bag and FoMoCo antifreeze and battery tags.
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