1957 Ford Thunderbird Technical Specifications and Dimensions

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

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Steel unibody
Production Years for Series : 1955 - 1957
Price : $3,406
Weight : 3132 lbs | 1420.651 kg

Power

V8 4785 cc | 292.0 cu in. | 4.8 L.

Serial number code 'C'
212 BHP (156.032 KW) @ 4500 RPM

Bore : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Holley 4-barrel carburetor

V8 5113 cc | 312.0 cu in. | 5.1 L.

Serial number Code 'D'
245 BHP (180.32 KW) @ 4500 RPM

Bore : 3.8 in | 97 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Holley 4-barrel carburetor

V8 5113 cc | 312.0 cu in. | 5.1 L.

Serial number code 'E'
285 HP (209.76 KW) @ 5000 RPM

Bore : 3.8 in | 97 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
2 Holley 4-barrel carburetors

McCulloch/Paxton centrifugal supercharger V8 5113 cc | 312.0 cu in. | 5.1 L.

Serial number code 'F'
340 HP (250.24 KW) @ 5300 RPM

Bore : 3.8 in | 97 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Holly 4-barrel carburetor

Transmission:
3 Manual , 3 Manual Automatic Overdrive , 3 Automatic Ford-O-Matic

Production Figures

Total Ford Production for 1957 : 1,676,449
Convertibles : 21,380

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 181.4 in | 4608 mm.
Width : 70.3 in | 1786 mm.
Wheelbase : 102.0 in | 2591 mm.

Handling

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 7.50 X 14 Four-Ply Tubeless

Averages

Avg. Household Income : $4,550
Avg. Home : $12,220
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.24

The 1957 Ford Thunderbird measures 70.30 inches in width, 181.40 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 102.00 inches.


Concepts by Ford

Ford Monthly Sales Volume

December 2018
209,248
November 2018
187,096
October 2018
185,042
September 2018
189,236
August 2018
209,559
July 2018
186,128
June 2018
221,101
May 2018
233,069
April 2018
196,133
March 2018
234,954
February 2018
187,432
January 2018
154,733
Additional Sales Volume Data


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