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1961 Ford Thunderbird

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Manufacturer: Ford
Model: Thunderbird
Year: 1961
Type: Coupe
Color: Red
Mileage: 46,500
Engine: 390 V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1961 Ford Thunderbird
Stock #2280-DFW

1961 Ford Thunderbird for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   390 V8 BODY STYLE :   Coupe TRANSMISSION:  
3 Speed Automatic (Please verify)
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   46500 INTERIOR COLOR :   Red    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

AM Radio. Defrost. Heat. Tilt Wheel. Vinyl Interior. Power Brakes. Power Seats. Power Steering. Power Windows

SELLER REMARKS

The Square 'Bird was out. and the Bullet 'Bird was born in 1961 and the Jet Age kicked into high gear. If you're a fan. then this awesome 1961 Ford Thunderbird hardtop will certainly appeal to you. Spectacularly restored all out of proportion to its value. it's one of the best hardtop 'Birds we've seen in years.



These cars are suddenly seeing some big gains in the market and we have to admit that the practicality and beauty of the hardtop has really made this car grow on us. It's just gorgeous! OK. so the car was originally Raven black. but it was recently refinished in sizzling bright red that looks great on the sleek Thunderbird bodywork. It shines up beautifully and has that classic early-60s look. making it easy to imagine this car on the streets of Miami or L. A. back in the day. going someplace glamorous. All the trim was recently re-chromed. a pricey proposition for a car with this much brightwork. but you'll surely agree that the grille. bumpers. and particularly those side streaks on the rear quarters are what really make this car special. The Thunderbird badges still have simulated turquoise inlays to tie it to its heritage. and the fender skirts make it look long. low. and sleek. There's just no angle from which this car doesn't look like a million bucks.



The matching code 55 red interior gives this Bullet 'Bird a sophisticated look. The upholstery is new. including seat covers. carpets. and door panels. all of which replicate the original stuff in an authentic way. The big news in '61 was the addition of the "swing away" steering wheel. which moves the wheel inboard when you pull the shifter handle towards you. making ingress and egress a snap. Other firsts for the '61 Thunderbird include the floating rear-view mirror. which may seem commonplace today. but this was the first time it was seen in public. The seats are firm and comfortable. and as Ford's top-of-the-line personal luxury car. this 'Bird is loaded with options like power windows and a power driver's seat. The wide center console has slick storage in the center and it neatly divides the front seat area into two symmetrical cockpits that are ultra-stylish. even today. Few cars can rival the big 'Bird's road manners. making it an ideal choice for long road trips. particularly with the massive trunk that includes a full-sized spare tire. just in case.



A 390 cubic inch V8 was the only choice in '61. and as far as we can tell. this is the car's original. numbers-matching powerplant. It's been extensively detailed to look authentic. although the chrome valve covers are a bit of an upgrade that wasn't on the menu in '61. However. the big air cleaner is correct. the expansion tank on the cooling system is pure 1960s Ford performance. and there's even a solvent bag mounted on the inner fender. In fact. please check out how clean those inner fenders are and how thorough the repaint was. since everything shines up well. Underneath it's clean. but not detailed for show and you can see that the car has led an easy life. A new dual exhaust system gives it a fantastic sound. the gas tank has been recently replaced. there are new bushings in the suspension. and it rides on a set of gorgeous chrome wire wheels with wide whitewall radials for a classic look.



This Thunderbird represents a ton of first-class sheetmetal for not a lot of cash. You haven't lived until you've had a Thunderbird in your garage. Call today!

1961 Ford Thunderbird for Sale

 

1961 Ford Thunderbird for Sale

Stock # 2280-DFW  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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This site and all advertising information may be updated without notice whenever new information is obtained and may contain mistakes and inaccuracies. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge and that of the owners of the vehicles. and we make no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy. truth. or reliability of such information. We cannot be responsible for any errors. omissions. or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. Streetside Classics is not an expert in the construction. engineering. finishes. materials. and componentry of every single vehicle we sell. It is the responsibility of the buyer to either inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party. to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value. prior to purchase. Streetside Classics strives to perform extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible that there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent. All vehicles are sold AS-IS with no warranties expressed or implied.


WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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