1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 'E' CONVERTIBLE - 180198 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #1053 1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 'E' CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/180198/180198_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1053

1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD "E" CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1053
Year 1957
Make FORD
Model THUNDERBIRD 'E'
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN E7FH187861
Exterior Color THUNDERBIRD BRONZE
Interior Color CREME OFF-WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 312
Transmission 3-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #1053 - Professional Minter restoration with test miles. Both original tops, 312/271hp Thunderbird Special V8 with concours-correct dual four carburetion. Rare, original 3-speed stick shift Borg Warner T-85 overdrive standard transmission. Less than 4% of all early Birds were stick shift. Most all early T-Birds are automatics. Correct ECJ9510 carburetors and linkage with correct garbage-can fuel filter. Masterguide power steering and Ford's Swift Sure power brakes, Ford's engine dress option, accessory backup lights and rebuilt Town & Country signal-seeking radio. Restored to Data Plate specifications, Thunderbird Bronze with proper appointments. Exceptional Minter-restored Crème off-white interior with proper embossments. Minter restored original tan canvas convertible top with authentic detail. Porthole hardtop finished to concours standards. A fresh restoration with test miles only, ready to compete in concours shows. Also tested and road ready for a prestigious drive.
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