- 312C.I. Y-Block V8 Engine
- Ford-O-Matic Transmission
- Power Steering
- Power Brakes
- Drives & Rides Excellent!
- Finished in correct bold Peacock Blue!
- Correct Peacock Blue/White Interior

Style, class, elegance, fun, and speed; Just a few things the legendary Ford Thunderbird is so well known for. Let's start out with those last two and what makes the classic T-Bird so entertaining to drive and own. Under the hood is the Y-block V8 that powered many of Ford's other products of the era, but this one is a special high-performance Thunderbird variant featuring a 4-barrel carburetor and 312C.I. of displacement making a healthy 225hp when mated to the optional Ford-O-Matic transmission like this example sports. Impressive numbers when compared to its GM competitor. And of course, like all first-generation birds, the hood scoop is functional. Now we can start talking about what really set the Thunderbird apart from the Corvette: comfort. The Thunderbird is a much easier and relaxing car to drive than the 'Vette, making for a much more enjoyable experience on long drives that you'll surely be tempted to take this sweet Ford on. This example drives and rides excellent. It's quiet, smooth, refined, and still tons of fun when you push that accelerator pedal to the floor! Power steering and power brakes help you keep control with ease and safety. Another area in which the T-Bird excels in the style department. Its lines are sleek and smooth, and the little details give it that undeniably 50's flair. The 1956 model year was the only one to come with the continental rear mounted spare standard to make more trunk space. The white convertible soft top is clean and in nice condition overall and operates smoothly. The exterior is finished in bold and correct Peacock Blue and is accented by beautiful chromework and nice wide whitewall tires. Hop inside and you'll find a clean and comfortable matching blue and white interior with chrome and machined aluminum accents as well as a factory tachometer and Town & Country radio (as well as a more modern radio for your convenience). Please feel welcome to visit our showroom/museum in sunny Venice, Florida for a personal viewing of this car, or you may contact a member of our sales team online or over the phone at your convenience on how to make this baby bird yours!

Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for the most complete information on this beautiful vehicle. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have, give you a complete walk-around, and in the process, supply you with the most detailed description of the vehicle. We gladly accept trades! We offer financing options on your purchase through only the best classic car financing companies in the business, with approved credit. Our customers buy with confidence. For over 30 years we have bought and sold quality classic collector cars all over the world. Contact Ideal Classic Cars of Venice, Florida today!

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