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1962 Ford Thunderbird 2-Dr Sports Roadster
Highly sought after "M" code series vehicle
Body Style: 2dr Sports Roadster
Engine: 390cid V8 Tri-Power 340hp engine
Exterior Color: Black
Interior Color: Red
Transmission: Cruise-O-Matic Transmission
History of the 1961-1963 Ford Thunderbird:
Ford followed up the Squarebird’s three-year stint with the restyled “Roundbird” from 1961 to 1963. Technical highlights included an even bigger engine as Dearborn’s FE V-8 was enlarged to 390 cubic inches in ’61. New for 1962 was the optional “M-code” 390, a 340-horsepower V-8 crowned with three Holley two-barrel carburetors. M-code T-birds were rare. Only 145 were sold in 1962, along with a mere 55 in 1963. A Thunderbird convertible paced the Indianapolis 500 in 1961 and two new models debuted the following year. The first, a Landau hardtop, incorporated a standard vinyl roof and simulated walnut interior appointments. The second, the more famous Sports Roadster, helped ease purists’ pains by covering the backseat with a streamlined tonneau cover. Dazzling Kelsey-Hayes wire wheels also were included in the deal.
About this Car:
With only 1,427 of the collectable 1962 Sport Roadster Thunderbirds built, you are viewing a highly sought after "M" series vehicle. Only 145 M Codes were sold in 1962. This is a factory Sports Roadster equipped with a 390cid V8 Tri-Power 340hp engine. This Thunderbird was carefully custom restored through a frame-on restoration years ago and shows well, as the car has been sparingly driven and carefully kept in California. Restoration receipts are on file and can be viewed when seeing the car. Other notable features include Power Steering, Power Brakes, Factory SelectAire Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Convertible Soft Top, Kelsey Hayes Chrome Spoked Wheels, Tilt Away Steering Column, Factory AM Radio, and Removeable Tonneau Cover. The car is currently coming out of a Southern California Collection for the first time in many years.
Asking Price: $98,500 OBO
All offers will be considered
Ready for immediate worldwide delivery
Please contact (+1) 619-777-3659 for more information.
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