1959 Ford Thunderbird


1959 Ford Thunderbird

1959 Ford Thunderbird

1959 Ford Thunderbird 1959 Ford Thunderbird 1959 Ford Thunderbird 1959 Ford Thunderbird 1959 Ford Thunderbird 1959 Ford Thunderbird

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
built at Detroit, Michigan, USA
price $  $4 209
engine V8
valvetrain OHV
displacement 7049 cc / 430.2 in³
bore 109.22 mm / 4.3 in
stroke 94.0 mm / 3.7 in
compression 10.0:1
power 261.0 kw / 350.0 bhp @ 4800 rpm
specific output 49.65 bhp per litre
bhp/weight bhp per tonne
torque 664.4 nm / 490.0 ft lbs @ 3100 rpm
driven wheels Front Engine / RWD
f brake size mm / in
r brake size mm / in
curb weight 1987 kg / 4381 lbs
wheelbase 2870 mm / 113.0 in
front track 1524 mm / 60.0 in
rear track 1448 mm / 57.0 in
length 5217 mm / 205.4 in
width 77.0 mm / Not Available in
height 52.5 mm / Not Available in
transmission 3-Speed
gear ratios 2.40:1, 1.47:1, 1.00:1, :1
0 – 60 mph ~8.2 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~24.0 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~16.2 seconds