1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD E CONVERTIBLE - 161253 Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #1053 1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD E CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/161253/161253_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #1053

1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD E CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2014
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1053
Year 1957
Make FORD
Model THUNDERBIRD 'E'
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN E7FH266731
Exterior Color GUN METAL GRAY
Interior Color TORCH RED
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 312-270HP
Transmission 3-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #1053 - 1957 "E" Series Ford Thunderbird. Professional Minter restoration with 28 test miles. Both original tops, 312/270hp Thunderbird Special V8 with concours correct dual 4 carburetion. Rare original stick shift. Borg Warner T-85 overdrive standard transmission. Less than four percent of all early Birds were stick shift. Most all early Birds are automatics. Correct ECJ9510 carburetors and linkage with correct garbage can fuel filter. Master Guide power steering plus Ford's Swift Sure power brakes, Ford's engine dress option, windshield washers, accessory backup lights, rebuilt Town & Country signal seeking radio. Restored to data plate specifications, Gunmetal Gray with proper appointments. Minter restored XH concours correct red interior with proper embossments. Minter restored original black canvas convertible top with authentic detail. Porthole hardtop finished to concours standards. A fresh 2014 restoration with test miles only, ready to compete in concours shows.
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