Offered at Mecum Houston
Larry Jewett - March 17, 2014 10:27 AM
Thunderbird lovers will flock to Houston to see if they can add this beautiful highly optioned ’55 to their collections. The Mecum auction takes place April 10-12 and this car, Lot 97.1, will be sold April 12.
The car has gone through a tremendous amount of tender loving care ion restoring it to greatness. A body-off restoration was completed per data plate specifications. It houses the previously rebuilt 292 engine with four-barrel and the Ford-O-Matic transmission. Inside, you’ll find four-way power seats, telescopic steering and Thunderbird air conditioning. It has been upgraded to a 12-volt electrical system. The Hartz cloth black canvas top is the original and the car includes the Golden Rod Yellow auxiliary hardtop. Mileage is believed to be 50, 335.
Details can be found at www.mecum.com