1961 Ford Thunderbird Coupe

Lot: 181

Sold for (£): 11,100
Offered for sale is a 6.4L 1961 Ford Thunderbird automatic that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 80 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

The future as we saw it in 1961, Ford's amazing "Bullet Bird"...


  • Third Generation Thunderbird with a pointed nose, twin round taillights, and tail fins 
  • Presented in a lovely Metallic Blue with a Silvery Blue interior, restored in the US
  • Clearly loved by its two UK owners since being here in 2012, and believed to have had two previous owners in the States
  • Recent expenditure of £2,000 plus, including a comprehensive service 
  • MOT'd until the end of 2019 and now ready to find a new home 


Lot Details

Registration: 362 YUK RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1961 Engine size: 6.4L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 20800
Model: Thunderbird MOT expiry: 2019-12-21
Warranted: No Chassis number: 1Y71Z163022

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 80 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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Minor: Major:


A new battery at the end of last year.

Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history