500 Six Series HardTop Coupe
Chassis Num: 4F41K167198
Sold for $165,000 at 2007 RM Sothebys.
Not only was the Ford Mustang debuted in 1964, but also the Ford Fairlane Thunderbot Two-Door Hardtop. The Mustang was an attractive pony car that offered visual appeal and performance, while the Fairlane Thunderbolt 'T-Bolt' was a drag racing machine that had the performance to take on any production vehicle created during that era. Ford worked with Andy Hotten of Dearborn Steel Tubing Company to create fifty-seven 427 cubic-inch V8 powered Fairlanes. It complied with all the newly established NHRA regulations including the minimum weight rules for stock-class drag cars, weighing 3203 pounds.

The interior was void of non-essential items and amenities. It had lightweight police package bucket seats, an 8,000 RPM Rotunda tachometer, and eventually it would come with fiberglass fenders and Plexiglas windows. Gone was the sun visors, all insulation and sound-deadening materials, jack and lug wrench, mirror, and armrests. The suspension and many other mechanical components were improved to handle the massive amount of power produced by the 427 engine. It was rated at 425 horsepower, though it was probably closer to 500. Two transmission options were offered, a heavy-duty Lincoln automatic with 4.58:1 gearing of a Borg-Warner T-10 transmission with a Hurst shifter and 4.44:1 gearing.

There were only 111 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt Two-Door hardtops created in 1964 with 89 fitted with the four-speed transmission. The first eleven cars were painted maroon and the remaining were finished in white. The true potential of the car was revealed on the drag strip, as Gas Ronda earned the NHRA's 1964 World Championship with his T-Bolt, accomplishing the quarter mile in a mere 11.6 seconds at 124 mph.

This 1964 Ford Fairlaine Thunderbolt Two-Door Hardtop was brought to the 2007 Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction presented by RM Auctions, where it had an estimated value of $225,000 - $275,000. It has a four-speed manual transmission, heavy-duty suspension, front disc and rear drum brakes, and a 427 cubic-inch V8 engine that produces 425 horsepower. It has been restored to original condition, finished in white with a white and gray interior, and documented in the Thunderbolt Registry. At auction the estimated value was not reached, but it did sell for a fair price of $165,000 including buyer's premium.
By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2007

Chassis# 4F41K167198

2007 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction
Estimated Value:$225,000-$275,000 
Sale Price$165,000

Analysis

Chassis number 4F41K167198 Auction Sales History
2007$165,000

2017 5
2016 6
2015 8
2014 5
2013 8
2012 12
2011 4
2010 3
2009 3
2008 3

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$24,950$38,0005
2016$19,150$37,4006
2015$19,296$40,1508
2014$68,880$247,5005
2013$31,563$49,5008
2012$121,386$1,000,00012
2011$188,390$700,0004
2010$21,017$24,0003
2009$77,583$195,0003
2008$14,333$16,5003

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1964 sales)
1964 Ford Fairlane Sports Coupe
Sold for $38,000
  2017 Mecum : Houston
 
1964 Ford Fairlane
Sold for $10,750
  2017 Carlisle Auctions : Lakeland Winter
 
1964 Ford Fairlane Drag Car
Sold for $35,000
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1964 Ford Fairlane
Sold for $22,000
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1964 Ford Fairlane
Sold for $19,000
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1964 Ford Fairlane
Sold for $17,000
  2016 Mecum : Dallas
 
1964 Ford Fairlane
Sold for $20,000
  2016 Mecum Portland
 
1964 Ford Fairlane 500
Sold for $16,500
  2016 Mecum - Indianapolis
 
1964 FORD FAIRLANE
Sold for $8,000
  2016 Mecum - Houston
 
1964 FORD FAIRLANE 500
Chassis#:Chassis#:4R43F118220
Sold for $37,400
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1964 Ford Fairlane
Sold for $16,000
  2016 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1964 FORD FAIRLANE 500
Sold for $6,405
  2015 McCormick's Auction # 59
 
1964 FORD FAIRLANE 500
Sold for $3,250
  2015 Mecum - Chicago
 
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 Two-Door Sedan
Sold for $28,050
  2015 Auctions America - Auburn Fall
 
1964 Ford Fairlane
Chassis#:Chassis#:4R47C155782
Sold for $40,000
  2015 Mecum : Monterey
 
1964 Ford Fairlane 500
Sold for $13,000
  2015 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1964 FORD FAIRLANE
Sold for $8,663
  2015 McCormick's - Palm Springs # 58
 
1964 Ford Fairlane Coupe
Sold for $40,150
  2015 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale
 
1964 Ford Fairlane 500
Sold for $14,850
  2015 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale
 
1964 Ford Fairlane 500
Sold for $25,500
  2014 Mecum : Indianapolis
 

No Sale

1964 Ford Fairlane's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1964 Ford Fairlane Hardtop 2017 Mecum : Indianapolis$13,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane 2017 Mecum : Indianapolis$40,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$25,000  
1964 FORD FAIRLANE 2017 GPK Auctions Atlantic City   
1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt Replica 2017 Mecum : Kissimmee$55,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane Pro Street 2016 Mecum : Harrisburg$40,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane4F43F1950502016 Leake Auction : Dallas Spring$25,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt Replica 2016 Mecum : Kansas City$27,500  
1964 Ford Fairlane 2015 Mecum : Indianapolis$28,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane 2015 Silver Auction Arizona in the Spring$8,200  
1964 Ford Fairlane 2015 Mecum : Kissimmee$30,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane Ranch Wagon 2015 Mecum : Kissimmee$17,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane Ranch Wagon 2015 Mecum : Kissimmee$20,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 2015 Mecum : Kissimmee$65,000  
1964 FORD FAIRLANE 2014 Mecum Austin$25,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane Hardtop 2014 Mecum : Indianapolis$19,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt Replica 427 CI, Dual Quads 2014 Mecum Kissimmee$27,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 2014 Mecum Kissimmee$29,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane Coupe4R47K1029092014 Russo & Steele Scottsdale   
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 Thunderbolt Replica 2013 Mecum : Indianapolis$23,500  
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 427 CI, Automatic 2013 Mecum Kansas City Spring 2013$22,000  
1964 FORD FAIRLANE 500 2013 GPK Auction Atlantic City   
1964 FORD FAIRLANE 2013 GPK Auction Atlantic City   
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 Compact Sedan 2013 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction $8,000$12,000
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 Coupe 302 CI, 5-Speed 2012 Mecum Kansas City, MO$25,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane4R42C1636332012 Silver Auction Portland$2,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane 2012 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee Florida$55,000  
1964 Ford Fairlane 2012 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee Florida$50,000  
1964 FORD FAIRLANE 500 TWO-DOOR4K43F1844562011 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction   
1964 Ford Fairlane 500 2011 Dana Mecum's Original Spring Classic Auction 24th Year   

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