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  1. Vintage Road Test: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette vs. Porsche Convertible DRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 11 | Hot Rod Magazine

    "You've really stuck your foot in it now," they told Thoms, who relayed their opinions in his April 1959 road test. "You can't compare a Corvette with a Porsche.


  2. American car collection in Paris for sale with H&H ClassicsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 10 | Art Daily

    ... are known to the Nash Healey Register). Arguably, America's first post-WW2 sportscar pre-dating the Ford Thunderbird and Chevrolet Corvette. Potentially eligible for the Mille Miglia Storica and Le Mans Classic. An exciting restoration project and ...


  3. Speedback GT Silverstone Edition dials up power, price in GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | AutoWeek

    ... to contend with the fact that it's something very expensive, and also very "retro" in the same way a 2002 Ford Thunderbird or Chrysler PT Cruiser is retro, while trying to look like a classic Aston Martin. Jay Ramey - Jay Ramey is an Associate ...


  4. Vintage Road Test: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette vs. Porsche Convertible DRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | Super Chevy Magazine

    The Motor Trend staff apparently was aghast in late 1958 when associate editor Wayne Thoms suggested a comparison test pitting a Corvette against a Porsche. "You've really stuck your foot in it now," they told Thoms, who relayed their opinions in his April 1959 road test.


  5. Automodello's 1970 Lincoln Continental Mark IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | Scale Auto

    ... makes still weren't too worried about European or Japanese imports at the time. The car rode on a modified Ford Thunderbird frame and was both smaller and sleeker than the Mark II. Under the hood a new V8 powered the 1970 Continental, ...


  6. West U gala goes Old Havana glam for green spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | CultureMap

    A red and white 1957 Nash Metropolitan Coupe, and a candy apple red 1957 Ford Thunderbird - plus a Cuban music trio and cigar bar - set the vibe at the 27th annual Park Lovers' Ball, themed "Night in Old Havana." More than 600 black-tie clad guests partied the night away at the Hilton Americas-Houston, all in the name of raising more than $400,000 for Friends of West University Place Parks Fund, Inc ., a nonprofit that works to renovate, expand, develop, and improve that community's green spaces.


  7. What is 60 hot dogs long? 24 hot dogs tall? And 82 years old?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    ... fame, himself. The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile has always been built with a Chevrolet chassis and it has had Ford Thunderbird taillights. The new model that's on the road right now actually has solar panels. So it's a hot dog that's going green. And it ...


  8. Cars We Remember: Seasoned collectors explain Ford's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 |

    Q: Hello Greg and I just read your column on clones, replicas, recreations, tributes, and fakes. I don't disagree with any of your points regarding what constitutes a fake car.


  9. T-Bird Gasser? 1955 Ford Thunderbird is Unusual-But Very...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Hot Rod Magazine

    Jim Jard, proud owner of Bird of Prey, is a true hot rodder whose tastes run to cars a little less show and a little more go. Period-correct and understated.


  10. Kris Jenner nabs $57K at auction for '56 Ford ThunderbirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Daily Mail

    But Kris Jenner has already sold off the white 1956 Ford Thunderbird her children gave her for Christmas in 2016, TMZ reported. The 62-year-old reality TV matriarch offloaded the convertible in well-heeled Scottsdale, Arizona, snagging $57,000 for it at the Barrett-Jackson Auction.


  11. Barrett-Jackson 2018: Mary Tyler Moore car, others for bid WednesdayRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | The Arizona Republic

    A Woody Wagon that was owned by Mary Tyler Moore is among 350 collector cars on the Barrett-Jackson auction block in Scottsdale on Wednesday. A Model A Woody Wagon that was owned by Mary Tyler Moore is among 350 collector cars that will roll across the Barrett-Jackson auction block on Wednesday, the third day of bidding at WestWorld of Scottsdale.


  12. Kris Jenner's Thunderbird among celebrity cars for auction at Barrett-JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Arizona Republic

    Kris Jenner is among the celebrities auctioning collector cars at Barrett-Jackson. Her 1956 Ford Thunderbird will be up for bid.


  13. For $1,995, Could You Fall For This Luxurious 1988 Lincoln Mk VII LSC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Jalopnik

    If you wanted to take one lap of luxury then you could do far worse than to do so in today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mk VII. We'll have to decide if you should also be lapping up its price.


  14. 2019 Mini Cooper Hardtop and Convertible: Retro RefinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Car & Driver

    Around the turn of the last century, the automotive world experienced a whirlwind of retro cars. One brand after another came up with modern-day re-creations of beloved models of yore, from the Volkswagen New Beetle to the Chevrolet SSR to the Ford Thunderbird, and of course the Chrysler PT Cruiser, which its maker deemed "too cool to categorize."


  15. Thunderbirds are go! This Super Coupe needs a new super ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Back when large, personal luxury coupes from domestic automakers still existed, the Ford Thunderbird offered a compelling value proposition to buyers who didn't feel like shelling out extra for a Lincoln , Buick or Cadillac : By the Thunderbird's tenth generation, the pull of personal luxury coupes had loosened its grip on the American car buying public, as did the large domestic station wagon, but before the field almost cleared for good, the Thunderbird scored a direct hit against competitors from Germany and Japan. One of Hemmings' recent Finds of the Day is a tenth-gen Thunderbird in its prime, in a slightly uncommon spec: A 1994 Super Coupe with a five-speed manual transmission.


  16. A cruise down memory lane: 1982 Indy Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | TheIndyChannel

    ... were just coming out of the recession that plagued the 80s. The show featured cars like the sleek new 1983 Ford Thunderbird, the South Bend built Avanti, and Oldsmobile's "newest sportiest wagon," the Firenza Cruiser. Sit back, buckle up, and enjoy ...


  17. Would You Blow $9,700 On This 1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Jalopnik

    ... Now picture that dipping into the 190-horsepower offered by the turbocharged 2.3-litre four in this 1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe . That's right, this is one is equipped with the T5 manual so it gets the full 190 ponies on tap. Had it been ...


  18. Ten-Time NHRA Champion Bob Glidden Dies at Age 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | K&N Racing News

    ... or get out. We didn't want to get out." Glidden started his third championship streak in 1985. Driving a Ford Thunderbird he received in 1984, Glidden won five national events and his sixth championship in 1985. Glidden won his sixth Pro Stock ...


  19. Shelby G.T. 350 #1 (and more) To Cross the Block in ScottsdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... transmission and one of just 50 with the 428 CJ non-Ram Air engine. Also set to cross the block is a 1955 Ford Thunderbird Custom Convertible (Lot #1417) that was a 2012 Detroit Autorama Ridler Award winner and features a Gale Banks Engineering ...


  20. From wood cars to Sport Quattros, Audi's museum is an automotive time capsuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Digital Trends

    ... gone for good for decades. By Audi's own admission, Auto Union designers drew inspiration from the original Ford Thunderbird when they styled the 1000 Sp. It was much smaller than Ford's emblematic roadster, however, and there was no V8 to be found ...