1957 Ford Thunderbird


1957 Ford Thunderbird CONVERTIBLE TOP


1957 Ford Thunderbird INTERIORS


1957 Ford Thunderbird ENGINES

312 V8 w/single 4-barrel = 245 hp

E-code 312 V8 w/dual 4-barrels = 270 hp


1957 Ford Thunderbird SPECIFICATIONS

Wheelbase

Length

Width

Height

Track, front

Track, rear

Curb weight

Brakes, front

Brakes, rear

Tire size, standard

ENGINE OPTIONS:

292 V8 w/1-4bbl

312 V8 w/1-4bbl

312 V8 w/2-4bbl E-code

312 supercharged V8 w/1-4bbl

102.0" / 2591mm

181.4" / 4608mm

71.3" / 1811mm

51.6" / 1311mm

56.0" / 1422mm

56.0" / 1422mm

3310 lbs / 1500 kg

279mm drums

279mm drums

7.50" X 14"


206 hp @ 4500 rpm

245 hp @ 4500 rpm

270 hp @ 4800 rpm

300 hp @ 4800 rpm












297 lb-ft @ 2700 rpm

332 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm

336 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm

439 lb-ft @ 2600 rpm


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