National Geographic : 1960 Jun
A Thunderbird is cL~y 1JG-O L. . . sweet, swift, spirited action -an adventure in flowing, controlled motion Power and performance are two solid reasons most everyone longs to own a Thunderbird- someday! For no other car is like this very special sliver of stylish steel. Ride in a Thunderbird-you'll want to drive; drive a Thunderbird and you'll for get all other cars. Open the door: it's a full four feet wide. Step into the serene, tailored beauty of its interior. The color-keyed Thunderbird in teriors are opulent-with seat cushions of soft, rich leathers or elegant, morocco grain vinyls. Thunderbird seats are individually contoured in formed foam rubber. Front seats are individually adjustable. Notice that Thunderbird is the only automobile where all four passengers can control every side window. Turn the ignition . .. listen to the husky, soft-and-easy hum of its barrel-chested engine. This is the sound of the Thunder bird-300 horses, 350 horses, take your pick. A touch of the toe .. . and now, the swift thrill of Thunderbird's action is yours . . . unforgettably. It corners with a firm, con trolled sweep-balanced like a boxer on its extra-wide, 5-foot tread. This is the solid Thunderbird construction. This is the cradled Thunderbird ride. The Thunderbird is an investment in basic value. Discriminating buyers know this is a blue-chip buy .. that the Thunder bird appeal is timeless ... a collector's item, that will return you a collector's price. Everyone has a "someday" car. For most people it is the Thunderbird . . . the only luxury car that isn't really a luxury. It costs less than you might expect. See your Ford Dealer for the most beautiful kind of travel you can buy... the 1960 Thunderbird. FORDDIVISION.ca ~ jif5 ^ '60 THJUNDE RBIR.D THE WORLD'S MOST WANTED CAR The Thunderbird thrill comes in three models -this slim convertible with fully automatic top that disappears completely, the classic hardtop, and a new hardtop with the unique, all-steel, sliding sun roof.