Can't Stop Smiling
By New Birdman on
2002 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)
Picked up the Thunderbird blue with
the partial blue interior. This car
definitely turns heads. People speed
up to get a glimpse on the highway.
You won't make any quick trips to the
market after purchase--everyone wants
to gawk and talk about it. It drives
like a dream too. Lots of power and 0-
60 in nothing flat. Don't buy it
though if you want a Porsche. Buy a
Porsche. This is a luxury car ride,
not a sportscar. Can't understand
complaints about fit and finish or
interior style--didn't those people
look at it before they bought it?
Bottom line is: Ford got it right both
inside and out.
Call me crazy, but I love the dash
mounted ignition and the automatic
steering column retraction (my
dad's '67 had a wheel that popped out
of the way when you opened the door.)
The hardtop storage system is great.
Auto-dimming rearview mirrors inside
and out. An auto-stick would be nice.