1964-1966 Ford Thunderbird swing-away steering wheel

A popular accessory was the swing-away steering wheel, which swung about 10 inches to the right to ease entry and exit.

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1964, 1965, 1966 Ford Thunderbird Specifications

The 1964, 1965, 1966 Ford Thunderbird specifications in some car enthusiasts' views were too heavily focused on design elements -- elements that, in their opinion, did not work.


Engine: all ohv V-8, 390 cid (4.05 x 3.78), 300/350 bhp; (4.13 x 3.98) 345 bhp

Transmission: 3-speed Cruise-O-Matic automatic

Suspension, front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs

Suspension, rear: live axle, leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 113.2

Weight (lbs.): 4,359-4,588

Top speed (mph): 115-120

0-60 (sec): 9.0-10.5

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