From the Archive: 1957 Ford Thunderbird | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’57 Thunderbird that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Ford Thunderbird is a luxury car that was originally made between September of 1954 and December of 1997 (model years between 1955 and 1997). This is from the first generation, which was made between September of 1954 and November of 1957 (model years between 1955 and 1957). The engine of this one is a 5.1 liter Y-Block V8 that produces 245 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed Ford-O-Matic automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 9 seconds and has a top speed of 121 mph. This Thunderbird was auctioned off for $68,200.

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