National Geographic : 1961 Nov
Thunderbird Sports Roadster-The slip-stream headrests are an integral part of the Sports Roadster's distinctive lift-off tonneau cover. Standard equipment The sleek prow of the Hardtop sheathes the secret of Thunderbird's torrential power-the 390 Special V-8 with four-barrel carburetion. includes full-chrome wire wheels and a passenger assist bar, plus the Swing-Away Steering Wheel found on all Thunderbirds. The Convertible conceals its top, automatically, at the flick of a switch. There's no cloth boot to attach, no bulge to break the flawless sweep of line.