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These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

1956 Ford Thunderbird Specifications

Engine LocationFront
Drive TypeRear Wheel
Body / ChassisSteel unibody
Production Years for Series1955 - 1957
Price$3,150
Weight3085 lbs | 1399.332 kg

Performance
0-60 mph7.5 seconds.
Top Speed187 km/h | 116.221 mph

Serial Number Code 'M'
Engine Type : V8 4785 cc | 292.0 cu in. | 4.8 L.
200 BHP (147.2 KW) @ 4600 RPM

Bore : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Serial Number Code 'P'
Engine Type : V8 5113 cc | 312.0 cu in. | 5.1 L.
215 BHP (158.24 KW) @ 4600 RPM

Bore : 3.6 in | 91 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Serial Number Code 'P'
Engine Type : V8 5113 cc | 312.0 cu in. | 5.1 L.
225 BHP (165.6 KW) @ 4600 RPM

Bore : 3.6 in | 91 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 87 mm.

Transmission:
3 Manual , 3 Automatic Ford-o-matic , Manual Automatic Overdrive

Production Figures
Total Ford Production for 19561,408,478
Convertibles15,631

Chassis / Engine Numbers Shown
Chassis NumberP6FH 278388
Chassis NumberP6FH154693
Chassis NumberP6FH171237
Chassis NumberP6FH278386
Chassis NumberP6FH330756
Chassis NumberP6FM17026

Averages
Avg. Car Cost$2,050
Avg. Household Income$4,450
Avg. Home$11,700
Avg. Gallon of Gas$0.22


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