The 1957 Ford Thunderbird convertible attracts more collectors and increases in value with every passing year. Introduced in 1955, Ford marketed the T-Bird as an upscale competitor to Chevy’s Corvette and to recently imported European two-seat model American liked. Although T-Bird models produced in 1955 and 1956 were popular, Ford reworked the 1957 to capture a larger share of the two-seat market.
Only 21,380 T-Birds were made that year, and many are already off the road. As it improved the T-Bird’s design, in 1957 Ford improved the T-Bird’s engineering by making it a serious performance car. The 1957 became the most powerful T-Bird when Ford equipped it with a 5.
s, the odometer read 73,609 miles. Today and 17 years later, the odometer reads 79,727 miles. The current owner drove it less than 360 miles a year.
the optional factory hardtop painted Colonial White that is decorated with the optional factory portholes. And, it has a black convertible soft top,that needs repair or possibly replacement. The interior—believed original—has very little wear and still looks amazing,including the Ford emblems, instrument trim, door handles, etc.