|A 1/43 scale diecast model of the 1957 Ford Thunderbird,
by Brooklin of England, patterned after the Real Battle Bird.
Some "Battlebird" facts:
The "Battle Bird" as it is now:
A closer view of the engine
The two together:
The picture of the real "Battle Bird" was taken in 1994 in Dearborn in the car's debut to the Thunderbird world after it's restoration. The car has also been called the "Daytona T-Bird" but the name "Battle Bird" is the name that has stuck to it over the years.
For more reading, visit this site: My Classic Cars. The restorer's (Gil Baumgartner) site is here
P.S. Notice the similarities between the Battle Bird and Mattel's first Hot Wheels Thunderbird.
This page has been on the net since January 16, 1999.
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