2004 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)
People will ask you about this car whenever you pump gas or are out and about. The ride is super smooth as the car weighs nearly 4000lbs. The 280 hp Lincoln LS engine makes a wonderful roar and the exhaust is tuned to rumble at idle. Turn off the traction control and you can easily burn the tires for a few seconds with a little braking off the line but not without. Expect seven second zero to sixty. The traction control is awesome. The five speed transmission always finds a gear to give you a lot of kick if you go throttle wide open.
The beautiful interior trim with the deluxe package and the matching hardtop. Go for the deluxe package with the hardtop if you can. The two tone interior and heated seats make it worth it.
Expect 19 mpg if you are driving very easy or 15 mpg if you are launching off of red lights.