1964 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE – 69,651 MILES SHOWING
Presenting in beautiful Pale Blue with a slightly darker Blue interior trim.
This is just the ultimate boulevard cruiser.
We hold an Australian Import Approval document dated the 12th of July 2018.
Also included in this sale is a period correct handbook and a workshop manual.
The Ford patent plate inside the driver’s door frame (4Y85Z176937) tells us it was built in June 1964 (4) and at the Ford Wixom, Michigan Assembly plant (Y) and 390ci V8 (Z).
Powered by the original engine, a 390ci ( 6.3 Litre) V8 engine, it produced when new 223.5Kw of power, delivered to the rear wheels via a 3 speed Cruise-O-Matic auto transmission. Performance figures at the time suggest 0-100kph in 9.8 secs and a top speed near 200kph.
Standard features of a 64 Thunderbird include the following:-
300hp 390ci 4V V8 engine
Alternator electrical charging system
Swing-away steering wheel and column
Padded instrument panel, steering wheel hub and sun visors
Radio – AM push button and antenna
Magic -Aire heater
Windshield washer and hydraulic wipers
Full wheel covers
Under body sound coating
Back- Up lights
Courtesy – Map light
Glove box and ash tray lights
Luggage compartment light
Mirror – Remote control
Mirror – Inside non- glare, rear view
Seat belts, front, retractable – with warning light
Turn signals – dual unit
Automatic parking brake release
Some optional equipment on this example include:-
AM/FM push button radio
Rear seat speaker
White wall tyres
Simulated knock off wheel covers
This vehicle has been the subject of major engine, transmission and suspension work, mostly completed by the respected Adelaide business, Marque Restorations of Kilkenny SA. We hold receipts for many thousands of dollars spent by the present owner.
A perfect classic car to enjoy, top up or down depending on the weather and ideal for car club events, shows and cruises.
Eligible for Historic registration in most jurisdictions, this equates to minimal on road costs.
Available to admire on our state of the art showroom floor in Adelaide.
We can arrange transport door to door Australia wide.
Finance – our broker offers VERY competitive rates and prompt service.
We welcome the opportunity to consider your trade in.