1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe on 2040-cars
Plymouth, Michigan, United States
Engine:2.3 L TURBOCHARGED
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 4
Options: Cassette Player
Drive Type: 2 WHEEL REAR
Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Sub Model: TURBO COUPE
Exterior Color: White
Interior Color: Red
Number of Doors: 2
Condition: Certified pre-owned: To qualify for certified pre-owned status, vehicles must meet strict age, mileage, and inspection requirements established by their manufacturers. Certified pre-owned cars are often sold with warranty, financing and roadside assistance options similar to their new counterparts. See the seller's listing for full details. ...
1988 T-BIRD TURBO COUPE, FORD'S CAR OF THE YEAR IN 1987, 5-SPD TURBOCHARGED 4-CYL ENGINE, USES REGULAR FUEL OR SWITCH TO PREMIUM FOR ADDED PERFORMANCE, HAS ADJUSTIBLE SUSPENSION, REG OR FIRM, ABS, 4- WHEEL DISC BRAKES, POWER ANTENNA
NEW GOODYEAR ASSURANCE ALL WEATHER TIRES, DUEL EXHAUST, POI 3.55 AXLE, RED CLOTH SEATS WITH 6 WAY POWER SEATS BOTH SIDES, POWER LUMBAR, KEYLESS ENTRY, ATC AIR COND. ALL ORIGINAL INCLUDING PAINT AND INTERIOR
RIDES & DRIVES LIKE NEW! NO RUST, DINGS, DENTS. SOUTHERN CAR, WHEELS LOOK NEW..
MUST SEE: CALL BOB: 734-674-8483
Ford Thunderbird for Sale
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Mon, 03 Jan 2011 09:32:00 EST
The process of shutting down the Mercury is complete. Ford officially made the decision to close its mid-level brand in June of 2010. In the months that followed, Ford offered its dealers money to stop selling the cars, with production shutting down in September. The last Mercury, a Mariner, rolled off the assembly line in the beginning of October and former spokesperson Jill Wagner said her good-byes to both the car and her job. Now the last piece of the brand has come down as dealers are removing any and all Mercury signage from their lots.
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The Ford GT40 owns a firm spot on the list of the greatest American racecars ever made, being the first car from the United States to take an overall win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. And now Mecum will auction what it claims is second-oldest GT40 still in existence at its Houston sale on April 12.
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:40:00 EST
The story of the GT40 is fascinating. Henry Ford II attempted to buy Ferrari in the early '60s, but Enzo refused. Ford decided if he couldn't have them, then he would beat the Prancing Horse on the track. Ford went to Carroll Shelby and asked him to spearhead the program. The early cars combined a steel monocoque chassis with Ford's 4.2-liter V8 engine pumping out around 350 horsepower. The first prototype made its public debuted on April 1, 1964, at the New York Auto Show.
Shelby kept building prototypes, including GT/104, which is for sale here. This version featured a lighter steel chassis and was raced at Le Mans in 1964. However, a fire forced it to retire. It was then repainted and had a 4.7-liter (289-cubic-inch) engine fitted. The chassis had its best finish at the 1965 Daytona Continental 2,000 Kilometers where it finished third with Bob Bondurant and Ritchie Ginther behind the wheel. Later that season, it was shipped back to Ford where it was restored and displayed at auto shows until 1971 when the automaker sold it. Since then, it has had many private owners.
Ford and Daimler have scored a major victory in a long-running lawsuit filed in US federal court by unnamed South African nationals. The suit alleges that both manufacturers and their subsidiaries sold their vehicles to the South African military, despite knowing that they'd be involved in violently putting down anti-apartheid protesters.
According to Reuters, South African plaintiffs filed the case under the 223-year-old Alien Torts Statute, a law which allows foreign nationals to file charges in US courts for perceived breaches of what was originally international law, but now more closely relates to violations of human rights.
And while the case - which also involves computer manufacturer IBM - has been tied up in federal courts for years, a recent case from the Supreme Court struck down a similar suit against Royal Dutch Petroleum (Shell), arguing that the ATS doesn't apply to corporations or to conduct if it occurred outside the US. In short, the law applies to individuals, but not corporations like Ford or Daimler. A US appeals court ruled that the conditions apply in this case, potentially drawing this long-running saga to a close, as the defendants will now be allowed to request that the case be dismissed in district court.