Ford USA - Thunderbird - 1961

Description
Ford USA - Thunderbird - 1961
Located in: Netherlands - with American registration - 99.001 mi - 3 - Good condition: visible signs of wear and general ageing

This classic is currently visible at the Classic Cars Pop-Up Store 2021 in Druten, Netherlands. Please contact us for further information. Digital live-viewings are possible upon request.

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Ford Thunderbird Convertible 1961

A 1961 Ford Thunderbird Convertible known as Bullit Bird.

Fitted with a white soft top.

Exterior:

The exterior of this T-Bird is finished in green with chrome details. Under the car, original steel rims with original hubcaps and white-wall tires are mounted. The car also has a white soft-top, the rear window of the soft-top can be opened and closed with a zipper (the zipper is broken).

Interior:

The interior of the Ford is in original condition, finished in cream / white vinyl. The steering wheel can be turned away to make boarding easier. The dashboard has some cracks and there are signs of wearing. All original clocks are present. The soft-top is also electrically operable (soft-top does not work).

Technic:

The technique is in good condition. The 390Ci engine runs well. The engine produces 300 hp, all of this is transmitted by an automatic gearbox (Cruise-O-Matic). The entire hydraulic part of the roof mechanism has been overhauled, invoices are available for this!

History:

The Thunderbird was delivered new in 1961 in Washington, USA. The car has driven here until 2019 when the car was sold to Europe. The roof here has been given new cylinders. The car has an American title and all import duties have been paid.

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Lot details
Brand
Ford USA
Model Type
Thunderbird
Year
1961
Located in
Netherlands
Body style
Cabriolet / convertible
Mileage reading
99.001 mi
Registration papers
with American registration
Transmission
Automatic
Fuel
Petrol
Colour
Blue
Horse Power
300
Cubic capacity
6390
Matching numbers
Unknown
Matching colours
Unknown
Service book/history
No
Valid MOT
No
Chassis number
1Y73Z109666
Condition (Paint & Body)
3 - Good: may require conventional body and paintwork. May require replacement of parts
Condition (Interior)
3 - Good: shows signs of normal wear and usage. May require repair or replacement of parts
Condition (Frame & underbody)
3 - Good: frame/structure shows minor signs of surface rust, signs of usage/wear, may require some attention
Condition (Mechanical)
2 - Very Good: mechanically sound, may require minor service
Condition (Overall)
3 - Good condition: visible signs of wear and general ageing
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