New Car Profile of the 2004 Ford Thunderbird Roadster
Base MSRP Range: $37,045-$38,090
Invoice Price Range: $33,985-$34,926
In contemporary homage to Ford's brilliant two-seat sports car from 1955, Thunderbird was born again in 2002. With rolled edges over finely carved fenders and tailored components such as retro-round headlights and chrome-coated grilles in egg-crate scheme, the indented air scoop centered on the hood, chrome air ports on each flank and those round-round red lamps etched into a curvy-cute tail: All disparate forms merge together into a stunning two-seat convertible sculpture on wheels.
The 2004 'Bird has a big 3.9-liter aluminum V8 with electronic throttle control and variable cam timing. It delivers 280 hp with an automatic five-speed transmission and optional new SelectShift for shift-it-yourself action.
A new appearance package emerges in Light Sand tint on the convertible top and into the cabin on seats, steering wheel and shifter stick knob.