1956 Ford Thunderbird Convertible Vehicle Profile

1956 Ford Thunderbird photograph

1956 Ford Thunderbird photograph

1956 Ford Thunderbird1956 Ford Thunderbird
Convertible
The 1956 Thunderbird was the middle year of the first series (1955-1957) and is instantly recognizable by the one-year-only 'continental-style' spare tire installed to the rear of the trunk. The T-Bird was Ford's response to the Corvette but was billed as a 'personal luxury car' even though it has the necessary performance from Ford's familiar (by then enlarged) 312 cubic-inch Y-block V8 with 215 horsepower or more depending on the 'performance package' installed. (The very first Corvettes were only available with 6-cylinder engines.) Sales of the early Thunderbirds exceeded those of the Corvette. Thereafter, the Corvette got faster to the Thunderbird's increased luxury, and the world changed.

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2019 14
2018 49
2017 50
2016 40
2015 37
2014 42
2013 61
2012 54
2011 41
2010 52

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$37,789$72,60014
2018$40,510$145,00049
2017$35,625$110,00050
2016$46,180$124,30040
2015$43,801$91,30037
2014$44,370$85,80042
2013$39,980$126,50061
2012$39,056$106,70054
2011$41,790$90,00041
2010$39,491$110,00052

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: P6FH256590
Sold for $66,000
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $27,500
  2019 Mecum : Houston
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $26,400
  2019 Mecum : Phoenix Auction
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $72,600
  2019 Mecum : Phoenix Auction
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $35,750
  2019 Mecum : Phoenix Auction
 
1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CVTBLE
Sold for $32,550
  2019 McCormick's - # 66
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $31,000
  2019 Carlisle Auction : Lakeland Winter Auction
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $14,500
  2019 Carlisle Auction : Lakeland Winter Auction
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird Convertible
Sold for $28,600
  2019 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale
 
1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: P6FH180096
Sold for $41,250
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: P6FH283410
Sold for $36,300
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: P6FH207417
Sold for $26,400
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: P6FH170314
Sold for $44,000
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: P6FH203180
Sold for $46,200
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $31,900
  2018 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $38,500
  2018 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Chassis#: P6FH263427
Sold for $38,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Hershey
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $33,550
  2018 Mecum : Dallas
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $66,000
  2018 Mecum : Dallas
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $36,300
  2018 Mecum : Dallas
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1956 Ford Thunderbird's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2019 Mecum : Houston$37,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2019 Mecum : Houston$19,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2019 Mecum : Phoenix Auction$29,500  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2019 Carlisle Auction : Lakeland Winter Auction   
1956 Ford Thunderbird Resto Convertible 2019 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale   
1956 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 2019 Mecum : Kissimmee$32,000  
1956 Ford ThunderbirdP6FH2261762018 Historics at Brooklands MercedesBenz World $29,000$34,000
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Mecum : 2018 Chicago$35,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 2018 Collector Car Toronto Fall Classic  $56,000
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Mecum : Dallas$90,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Carlisle Auction : Fall Carlisle   
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Carlisle Auction : Fall Carlisle   
1956 Ford ThunderbirdP6FHZ 878882018 Historics @ Brooklands Motor Museum $20,000$25,000
1956 Ford ThunderbirdP6FH3005542018 Mecum : Monterey$40,000  
1956 Ford ThunderbirdP6FH1703142018 Mecum : Monterey$50,000$75,000$80,000
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Mecum : Indianapolis$32,000  
1956 Ford ThunderbirdP6FH1790642018 RM Sothebys : Auburn Spring $40,000$45,000
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Mecum : Houston$110,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Leake Auction : Oklahoma City$26,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Leake Auction : Oklahoma City$25,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Mecum : Kissimmee$25,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Mecum : Kissimmee$32,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Mecum : Kissimmee$20,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$27,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$25,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2017 GAA : November$65,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2017 Mecum : Dallas$55,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2017 Silver Auction Sun Valley$16,000  
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall $35,000$40,000
1956 Ford Thunderbird 2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall $40,000$45,000

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