Ford Thunderbird

1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird

Side view

1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird

Interior

1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird

Under the hood

1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird

Side view

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Ford Thunderbird

1955

Ford designed the Thunderbird to compete with Chevrolet's Corvette. The T-Bird had a larger, more powerful V8 engine than the Corvette.

 

• Engine: 292 cubic inches, V8, 193HP
• Assembly plant: Dearborn, MI
• Wheels: simulated wire