Tag: Thunderbird

Ford T-Drive: An Abandoned Engineering Prototype

Timeframe: early '90s In the last 30 years, Ford has produced several experimental engine developments which were ultimately abandoned. Most have never been seen, much...

Regular Car Reviews blows their review of the 1988 Thunderbird

A very poor review today by Regular Car Reviews: tagging the 1988 Thunderbird as the quote "Black sheep of the Fox Bodies". Au contraire... the '88 Thunderbird was...

The Thunderbird that Ford should have built

Once-upon-a-time, Ford had a sophisticated lightweight aluminum-intensive rear wheel drive platform code-named DEW-98. It was the basis for the Jaguar S-Type, Lincoln LS, and...

Supercharged Ford Thunderbird Concept

Now that Ford has addressed the performance coupe market so well with the new Mustang, and built a new platform with at least a...

Nancy Sinatra Thunderbird (and boots!)

There hasn't been any new Thunderbird news in many years, and there may not be for many years more, so we thought that Thunderbird fans would...

1968 Thunderbird, personal luxury on the large side

There are 40 or 50 car blogs that we read on a regular basis. Some speak to brands that are of interest to us, and some...

Thunderbird 55th Anniversary – but will Ford build another?

This weekend's 55th anniversary of the Thunderbird raises the inevitable question "what's next?".  2 years ago, a lowly salesman at a Ford dealer in Georgia started an unsubstantiated rumor by...

Thunderbird 55th Anniversary celebration in Dearborn

This weekend saw a 55th anniversary event, hosted by Ford at it's world headquarters in Dearborn: http://www.tbird55.com/. Almost 300 cars attended. Ford Press Release and images...