1968 Ford Thunderbird Has Suicide Doors And A 450 V8

Since most engine sizes today are expressed as litres, sometimes it’s fun to do the conversions for these vintage V8’s:

390 = 6.4 L
429 = 7.0 L
460 = 7.5 L
500 = 8.2 L (Cadillac)

The early Ford Thunderbird cars were very small two-seaters, but within a decade or so they had grown much larger. This 1968 Ford Thunderbird is a perfect example of the larger generation of the car. While the early cars were two-seat convertibles, by 1968 the Ford Thunderbird was a bigger four-door beast that combined luxury and muscle for someone not wanting to rough it in a Mustang.

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