1964 Thunderbird is ....
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Colors and Upholsteries
New more brilliant, richer Diamond
Lustre Enamel in 19 single tones (al
models), 19 two-tones (Hardtop).
Color-keyed trim selections: (4
cloth/vinyl, 9 all-vinyl, 5 genuine leather
and vinyl (optional). Your Ford Dealer
will be most happy to show you exact
samples of Thunderbird colors and
trims. See the Ordering Guide.
113.2” wheelbase; 61” front 60” rear
treads; 205.4” length; 77.1” width;
52.5” (Hardtop) 52.6” (Landau) 53.3”
(Convertible) design-load height
Wheels and Tires
True-center wheels on precision-
machined hubs. Tyrex cord precision-
built tires, 8.15 x 15 on 5 1/2” safety
rims. Optional: 8.00 x 14 with wire
300-hp 4V/Thunderbird 390 V-8.
Displacement 390 cubic inches; 4.05”
bore x 3.78” stroke; 10.1 to 1 comp ratio;
4-barrel automatic choke carburetor;
premium fuel; dual exhaust system.
Thunderbird V-8 engine features include:
aluminized/stainless steel mufflers;
36,000 mile fuel filter; 36,000 mile dry-
type air cleaner; 6,000 mile (or 6-month)
Full-Flow oil filter; aluminized valves;
hydraulic lifters; 190 degree thermostat;
36,000 mile/2 year coolant-antifreeze
(available-installed in production) 12-volt
electrical system; 42-amp alternator; 65-
In addition to 100,000 mile (or 3-year,
which ever comes first) major chassis
lubrication interval, Thunderbird offers the
convenience of twice-a-year (or every
6,000 mile) oil changes and minor
All-new trunk design with
deep-well center section
permits luggage to be loaded
upright. Adds greater ease,
even more convenience to Thunderbird
travel.Light illuminates automatically when
trunk lid is raised.
A trend-setting Thunderbird
idea. Controlled stream of
fresh air flows through the car.
Smoke, stale air are expelled
through rear outlet. Windows rolled up, you
enjoy a ride free of outside noise, the
freshest air regardless of the weather.
(Hardtop and Landau)
Comfort surrounds you
The Thunderbird seat is
different...dramatic. The shell
shape is new and scientifically
contoured. Four pounds of
foam cradle your body..give firm, luxurious
Prices - some items illustrated or referred to
as options, optional, or available are at extra
cost. For the price of the Thunderbird with the
equipment you desire, see your Ford Dealer.
Comparative information in this catalog was
obtained from authoritative sources, but is not
guaranteed. The specifications were in effect
at the time of approval for printing. The Ford
Division of Ford Motor Company reserves the
right to discontinue models at any time, or
change prices, specifications, or design,
without notice and without incurring obligation.
Thunderbird is a product of Ford Motor
Company, Dearborn, Michigan.
so beautifully different.
Thunderbird ‘64 takes off where
others leave off.