Few nameplates are as iconic as that of the Ford Thunderbird. A car that married sporting intent with luxury, the Thunderbird soon carved out a niche for itself and appeared in a number of body styles throughout its many generations. Our featured car is from the ninth generation of Thunderbird and is the top-of-the-line Turbo Coupe variant. This 1987 Ford Thunderbird is reportedly in excellent condition and has been garaged all its life. Located in New Jersey, it has just 43,000 original miles on the clock.
This 1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe is finished in black, with a striking red interior. The exterior of the Thunderbird was updated for the 1987 model year. Our subject car carries this update, with a more aerodynamic look given to the Turbo Coupe model. The interior, with red leather upholstery, featured analog gauges across the Turbo Coupe trim level. This car has been fitted with Auto Gauge auxiliary instrumentation that displays boost pressure, oil temperature, and water temperature. The interior also features a Pioneer stereo and electronic climate control.
The 1987 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe features the same powertrain as the Mustang SVO. The Turbo Coupe was the highest performance variant of the ’87 Thunderbird. With electronic fuel injection, this 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder put out 190 hp via a five-speed manual transmission.