2021 Ford Thunderbird is going to be released shortly. Based on some rumors, it will get some redesign and change in the engine to boost its performance. Even though many brands have decided to stop the production due to the outdated model, Ford seems want to continue using the model just like the BMW 6 series or Mercedes S-class which perform outstandingly on the market. Although the release of the car is just limited to the rumors, seeing the other lineup from Ford got updates, the Thunderbird will get some as well.
2021 Ford Thunderbird Engine Specs
The expectation of the powerful engine built under the hood is high in compatible with the sporty design the car brings. There is possibility that there will be several engine options for the car. The base engine could be the 2.0-liter or 2.3-liter Eco Boost engine. This engine can produce approximately 250 Horse Power and 280 pounds-feet of torque.
Upper in the trim, there is a possibility of 2.3-liter or 3.0-liter EcoBoost engine with the power of 300 Horse Power. Both the engines will be paired with 9-speed automatic transmission that come as the standard to all the trim. The base engine will be available only in the Front-Wheel-Drive configuration, while the higher trim will get all-wheel-drive.
2021 Ford Thunderbird Exterior and Interior Redesign
The overall concept of the 2021 Ford Thunderbird is modern and luxury concept. Car’s platform will be using lighter material, resulting in the reduction of the total weight of the car. With lighter body, it will also improve the fuel efficiency. In terms of design, there won’t be any drastic changes on the exterior as well as the interior.
The grille will look the same as the previous one with only little redesign as it is look slimmer. There will be new LED headlight and taillight on the rear side. The aluminum material will be also used on the front bumper, makes it look strong yet stylish.
On the interior side, there is not much information about it. However, the possibility of it using the previous design is high. It is known for the two-door sports car and will continue to do so. The interior will look similar to the Ford Taurus which also another sport car from Ford. Besides that, it will be equipped with latest technology from Ford just like any other car.
2021 Ford Thunderbird Price and Release Date
The release date of the car is still unknown since there is no official announcement from the company yet. So as the price since the updated price was made several years ago. It maybe will be sell at around $35.000 as the starting price. 2021 Ford Thunderbird competes with other car like BMW 6 series and Mercedes S-Class.