Six colors are available for 2004: Merlot, Vintage Mint Green, Platinum Silver, Torch Red, Light Ice Blue Metallic and Evening Black. Simply does not deserve to be on the road. After that, the special edition color will take it's place thru March. The Ford Motor Company announced in March 2005 that the Thunderbird would again be discontinued in July of that year, with 9,548 sold for 2005. Though it is fully modern underneath, the redesigned model was a throwback to the original two-passenger T-Bird of 1955 — 1957.
Remember that metallics change color with light. Other color tops were not introduced until the 1956 Thunderbirds were marketed. Several cars have come thru in color combinations not specified in the brochures. The 2003 Thunderbird was featured in the movie. I already had some premium 2k clearcoat left over from a previous project. Instrument guages are cream colored. According to the stats in hand now - those odd combos never were officially produced at the factory - possiby done at some dealership as a prank to draw in customers or done by the customer themselves after buying the car.
The color codes are normally always two characters, i. It's Sand color if ordered with the Sand interior. . A soft top is standard for all. The last Ford Thunderbird rolled off the assembly line on July 1, 2005.
Of the 315 possible configurations in all, and of the 53 different Merlot combinations, you picked the most popular combination for 2004 - there were 1,322 made like yours. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class. Exterior Styling kinship to the original Thunderbird is obvious in its eggcrate-style grille and round headlamps, while the hood scoop suggests a 1961 model. Torch Red D3 customized with Vogue tires. What can you tell my about my specific car? It has been reported at a dealer's lot as early as mid - February but most shipments won't reach delaers until April. Featuring brisk passing and merging capabilities, acceleration from a standstill is outstanding.
With the economy going down during 2001, the extra premiums put a sour taste in many customers mouths and only those that just had to have the car, paid the premiums, leaving cars on the lots for months. I would definitely make sure the soft boot is ordered to cut down on road dirt getting to the inside of the convertible top when it is in the down position. Body Color - Merlot Hard Top Color - Merlot Soft Top Color - Light Sand Interior Color - Light Sand Appearance Package Premium with Select Shift Transmission, convertible soft boot, supplemental parking lamps Wheels - 7 spoke chrome I would appreciate knowing how rare my 2004 T Bird is. The car was featured in a segment of in which presenter test drove the vehicle on public roads. So some of those color cars you see on the road with black hardtops, did not deliberately come with a black hardtop. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating. If you have the full red interior with red on the dash and door panels its one of only nine.
See the page for pictures. If you've reached this page thru a search engine, be aware that this is a personal site, not affiliated with Ford M. The good experience we had was worth the almost 2-hour drive we made to Churubusco from our hometown. Note - some dealers did not pay attention to this when they ordered their cars. Exterior Styling kinship to the original Thunderbird is obvious in its eggcrate-style grille and round headlamps, while the hood scoop suggests a 1961 model. Unique aluminum-alloy wheels, color-keyed interior accents, a unique dashboard pattern, and a numbered dashboard plaque all helped set the Pacific Coast Highway Edition apart from other Thunderbird models.
I also enjoy the curious looks from other bird owners trying to figure out what it is. I sampled it on a card before using on the car; it was perfect. Slipping inside the T-Bird may demand a significant twist of the neck in order to clear the soft top, but the seats are cushioned beautifully. A very few early models were supplied with Firestone tires however most were Michelins. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.
The information included here is to help you understand the ins and outs of the 2002 thru 2005 Thunderbird. We pride ourselves on providing an unique and friendly experience for all shoppers before, during and after the process. The Premium model was distinguished by heated seats and chrome aluminum-alloy wheels. Just 11,998 were sold in 2004. A color-keyed hardtop roof was an option on both trim levels, and could be installed over the cloth soft top roof. In order to guarantee the accuracy of a color, paint should be ordered based on the color code.
Four-wheel all-disc antilock brakes are standard. March 8, 2004 - The new light ice blue color has been spotted in the parking lot at the Wixom plant. Flat or metallic, the color is a perfect choice for this body style. Exception to the rule: Canada - inserts only - no lights available except aftermarkett The full yellow and black interior available in this color are very reminescent of the interiors in the late '55 color of GoldenRod Yellow. The Ford Thunderbird colors on this page may go by several different names and the color sample shown above for 2004 Ford Thunderbird is approximate.