Ford Thunderbird cars for sale

The Ford Thunderbird is an iconic American car that was popular in New Zealand during the 1950s and 1960s. It was available in both hardtop and convertible models and had a V8 engine with a displacement of up to 6.4 litres.

The Thunderbird was known for its sleek design and luxurious features, making it a popular choice among New Zealanders who wanted a stylish and powerful car. It was also one of the first cars to feature power steering and power brakes, making it easy to handle on New Zealand’s winding roads. Today, the Thunderbird remains a beloved classic car among collectors and enthusiasts in New Zealand and around the world.

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We include in these search results any new and used vehicles for sale across New Zealand including the major centres such as Auckland (Auckland Region), Wellington (Wellington Region), Christchurch (Canterbury Region), Hamilton (Waikato Region), Tauranga (Bay of Plenty Region), Napier-Hastings (Hawke's Bay Region), Dunedin (Otago Region), Palmerston North (Manawatū Region), Nelson (Nelson Region), Queenstown (Otago Region), Rotorua (Bay of Plenty Region) and Whangārei (Northland Region).

Technical Specifications

  • Engine: 3.9-litre V8
  • Horsepower: 280 hp
  • Torque: 286 lb-ft
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic
  • Top Speed: 155 mph
  • Acceleration: 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds
  • Length: 4.9 metres
  • Width: 1.8 metres
  • Height: 1.4 metres
  • Curb Weight: 1,760 kg

This is a guide – technical specifications may vary vehicle to vehicle.

Ford Thunderbird variants

Model Overview Tech Specs
Ford Thunderbird (2002-2005) Two-seater convertible with a V8 engine and rear-wheel drive. Engine: 3.9L V8
Horsepower: 252 hp
Torque: 267 lb-ft
Ford Thunderbird (1964-1966) Classic two-door coupe with a V8 engine and rear-wheel drive. Engine: 6.4L V8
Horsepower: 300 hp
Torque: 427 lb-ft
Ford Thunderbird (1955-1957) Iconic two-door convertible with a V8 engine and rear-wheel drive. Engine: 4.8L V8
Horsepower: 193 hp
Torque: 280 lb-ft

Consult official manufacturer websites for the latest data.