2005 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)
Performance is a great feeling; car responds well. Good handling & sensitive steering. Could be quicker through the gears. Seating a little stiff for long trips or a few hours of steady driving. Limited visibility when hardtop is on - tough to back up safely, as port holes don't help much. Great with the top down, or hardtop off. Car needs some kind of protection on the sides for parking purposes if you don't want dents or scratches. Seat belt arrangement could be better. Don't like boot cover for behind the seat. Car turns a lot of heads & gets many neat remarks. A fun car to own & drive.
Removal of hardtop, styling is good, doesn't look like every other car.
Would like to see better arrangement for top down mode. Also noticed when washing car, door jams, trunk area, & under hood get too much water, must wipe up or get into a possible rust condition later. Add more chrome as standard, hood scoop.
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