Ford Thunderbird - Thunderbird Reproduction


After 43 model runs and 4.3 million cars, Dearborn's long-running Thunderbird legacy came to an end on Thursday, September 4, 1997. A red LX coupe, the last of the breed, rolled off Ford's Lorain assembly line that evening then was donated to the Classic Thunderbird Club International. Sagging sales said enough, and this time there would be no listening to nostalgic pleas to preserve a historic legend like the hue and cry that had saved the Mustang from an unpopular transformation nearly 10 years before.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2013/11/08/a-reborn-bird