December 13: Last two-seat Ford Thunderbird built on this date in 1957

The story goes that the two-seat Ford Thunderbird was first imagined during a wander through Paris’ Grand Palais in 1951. Ford’s general manager, Lewis D. Crusoe, yearned for a European-style sports car, and asked George Walker, Ford’s chief stylist, why they couldn’t build one. Walker called Frank Hershey, a veteran designer, who began creating a [...]
Full Story Via Motoramic – Yahoo! Autos


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>