1967 Ford Thunderbird Landau

Here's another low mileage car with only 54,000 original miles. A 1967 Ford Thunderbird 2-door Landau in Raven black with black vinyl interior.

Thunderbird was now in its fifth generation and subject of a major restyle. It was the first year in Thunderbird history that a 4-door version was also in the line-up. It was also the year that the convertible was dropped.

It was a larger car this year - it had grown an inch and a half in length with another two inches added to the wheelbase (the four door had another two inches on top of that). The unibody was no more and Ford were using body-on-frame construction.

There was a new, longer snout nose with crisp, lattice-work grille with a Thunderbird ornament set in the center. The grille was framed in bright metal and also contained the concealed headlights. The rear was a bit more familiar as Ford were still using full-width taillamps and sequential turn signals.

1967 Thunderbird Landau Rear

Rear view

Ford were emphasizing the luxury of the Thunderbird and making it more Lincoln-like. It had now become more of a luxury / personal car rather than the 2-door, four-seater that had leanings towards a sports car. Its primary competition would now be cars like the Buick Riviera and Oldsmobile Toronado.

1967 Ford Thunderbird Interior / Dash

Interior / Dash

This car's interior still enjoys its original black bucket seat interior and console. That's the original dash, carpet and door panels. The headliner is original too!

1967 Ford Thunderbird back seat

Comfort in the back

It's fitted with the original factory 390 cubic inch V8 producing 315 horsepower. This is paired with a Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission. Both were standard.

1967 Ford 390V8

Original Ford 390 V8 engine

Ford sold 37,422 Thunderbird Landau 2-door hardtops in the 1967 model year. It was by far the most popular of the three Thunderbird models available that year. It had a base price of $4,704. This car is also fitted with factory air conditioning which was a $421 option. Also ordered originally with the car were power windows at $104. It was built in the Wixom, Michigan assembly plant.

This car is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for even more photos)

Recommended Reading

Thunderbird Fifty Years

Thunderbird Fifty Years by David Newhardt

From the early, sporty classic two-seater to the 4-door passenger cars - this book covers them.

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