Up for auction is this beautiful 2 owner 1963 Ford Thunderbird Convertible. This is The 3rd generation of the Ford Thunderbird and is considered a large personal luxury car that was produced by Ford for the 1961 to 1963. This generation of the Thunderbird was restyled in favor of the previous body style. The Thunderbird's sporty style and defining lines make this convertible a real head turner even still today. The T-Bird comes with a high output 390-cubic-inch 300 bhp V8 engine that still has plenty of pick up and that great sound when you rev the engine. Its true it will probably take about 10 seconds to hit 60 mph! The T-Birds suspension allows the car to handle very well and to float through curves. This convertible comes with dealer-installed tonneau cover and stainless interior appointments. This example has been owned and cared for by the current owner since 1980.It has been kept in a climate controlled garage and rarely ever driven in the rain. Affectionately styled with Kelsey Hayes wire wheels,it not only adds to the value,they add to the already sleek and classy style of this roadster ! Everything on this vehicle operates as it should. The car has been test driven by me personally and it runs and drives effortlessly. There is no rust or rot and the underside is clean.The car was professionally resprayed and appears as new.Seats are in nice shape with minimal wear.Carpets are clean and nice. Glass is good,no cracks,The power top works smooth. The ac is not functioning currently. The miles 61,531 are original miles. This car has minimal wear and tear for its age with very few minor imperfections in the body, none of which take away from the over all aesthetics of this very nice ride ! The car has been re sprayed a number of years ago ,but if we didnt tell you , you may not have noticed. If your are looking for a very nice "driver", look no further. Some fun facts about these cars ? .The total production sales for 1963 were excellent,63,313 with 5,913 that were convertibles. Some unique history about these cars ? They have appeared in several feature films and TV shows.As in the TV series The Highlander it was the protagonist Duncan Macleods main ride. There was a 1963 Thunderbird convertible was used in a chase scene in the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger, starring Sean Connery.The 1963 Thunderbird convertible was featured in the 1991 movie film Thelma and Louise, a 1966 Thunderbird convertible was featured in the 1983 film The Outsiders, and a black 1965 Thunderbird Convertible was cast in the film Wild At Heart. What a pleasure it is to own a unique car with so much history ! Dont wait, call now, 815 566 7039 and ask for me, Keith Anderson. I will be glad to answer any questions, arrange shipping, schedule a test drive or inspection. You will be more than happy with this beautiful automobile and enjoy it every time you get behind the wheel ! PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ THE ENTIRE AD BEFORE BIDDING ! IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTION, PLEASE CALL 815 566 7039 , I WILL BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS FOR YOU. THANK YOU , GOOD LUCK IN YOUR BIDDING !
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