Unreliable but Fun to Drive
By TbirdSC on
1991 Ford Thunderbird 2dr Coupe
I ordered the my T-bird SC new. So far
it's been the most enjoyable car I've
driven. It has a unique blend of
performance and comfort. The vehicle is
roomy and rides well. It handles like a
much smaller car. It's a cross between
a luxury car and muscle car.
Unfortuantely I've had numerous
problems with the vehicle from the very
first week. This resulted in an
alarming 90+ service invoices over
10yrs for problems outside of regular
maintenance. The vehicle remains a very
enjoyable and fun car to drive.
Although the reliability has left me
with a somewhat tarnished image of this
The Supercharged V6 pulls like bull. It
has the power of a muscle car with the
comfort of a luxury vehicle. There is
so much thrust on tap, the transmission
rarely has to shift, even when passing.
Quality is a mixed bag, the varies
between being modernately acceptable to
dismal. This car needs to be put on a
diet. At nearly two tons it is one of
the heaviest coupes and feels like it.
Traction control or AWD would really