1964 Ford Thunderbird

The 1964 Ford Thunderbird was equipped with a 390 cubic inch (6.4 liter) V8 with Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission - both were standard in the T-Bird.

1964 saw Ford restyling the Thunderbird, it was the fourth time since its introduction in 1955. It had actually seen slow down in sales during 1963 and the new look for '64 resulted in a further 30,000 sales.

This new fourth generation had a more squared off appearance. This was particularly evident from the rear. Note too the departure from round taillights to square ones.

1964 Ford Thunderbird Rear

Check out those taillights with the Thunderbird emblem!

The front end had a more aggressive look and the hood now featured a new scoop (power dome) on the top. 'Thunderbird' was now featured in script on the front fenders behind the front wheels.

We now saw THUNDERBIRD spelled out in letters across the front of the hood, rather than the emblem that adorned the 1963 models.

1964 Thunderbird Hood Letters

New, more aggressive front end with power dome on the hood.

Ford described making the new  Thunderbird for 1964 more luxurious by; creating a jet-age cockpit up forward with flight-deck panel and instrumentation.... new shell contour seats to cradle driver and passenger in supreme comfort... a new console topped by padded arm rest.

1964 Ford Thunderbird Interior

Check out that interior!

Thunderbird Standard Equipment

300-hp Thunderbird 390 V8

Cruise-O-Matic Drive Automatic Transmission

Power Steering

Power Brakes

Swing-Away Steering Wheel

Silent-Flo Ventilation

Some available Thunderbird Options

Option

Price

Power Windows

$108

Power Seats

$184

Leather Seats

$106

Tinted Windows

$43

Air Conditioning

$415

Ford produced 60,552 Thunderbird 2-door Hardtops for the 1964 model year. The base price came in at $4,486.

This particular Thunderbird has been in the same family since it was new.

However, it is now for sale on eBay. (follow the link for even more photos´╗┐)

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