2003 Ford Thunderbird Consumer Review: 007 Special Edition
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2003 Ford Thunderbird - Consumer Review

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Deluxe Convertible (3.9L V8 5-speed Automatic)

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007 Special Edition
By perrydog on

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2003 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)

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Compared to my previous Mercedes SLK, this has much more power and style, though the handling is no match for the SLK. It is more a mixture of luxury and performance. The engine is as strong as any muscle car I drove in the 60's, yet gets 17 - 26 mpg. This is a real head turner, and a hit with the ladies. The car looks much better with the porthole hardtop than the soft top, unless it is down! The build quality is excellent, with just 1 minor problem in two years.

Favorite Features

The coral paint with offsetting white top and white leather interior really make this a looker. Only 700 James Bond editions were built, making this an instant classic.

Suggested Improvements

Home-Link door opener and auto-dimming rear view mirror. Space is a bit tight if you are over 6 feet tall. The 6 CD in dash sound system could use a better sub-woofer...sounds great, but not outstanding given the price of the vehicle. Power retractable hardtop would have completed the deal.
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