Ford Thunderbird

1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird

Side view

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1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird

Interior

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1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird

Under the hood

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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