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Thunderbird Hierarchy

I drive an MN12 1995 Thunderbird (that I love) which got me thinking about how thunderbirds are generally received by the automotive community, so I made a list. This is also influenced by my own views on the styling

1. First Half of Generation 5 (1967-1969) because suicide doors

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2. Generation 1 (1955-1957) direct competitor to the corvette

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3. Second Half of Generation 5 (1970-1971) KAW

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4. Generation 2 (1958-1960)

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5. Generation 3 (1961-1963) Boat or Car?

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6. Generation 4 (1964-1966) less boat more car

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7. Generation 6 (1972-1976) age of the big luxury cruiser

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8. Generation 7 (1977-1979)

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9. Generation 8 (1980-1982) The Fox-Bird arrives

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10. Generation 9 (1983-1988) the Fox-Bird is “refined”

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11. Generation 10 (1989-1997) pictured is my DD

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12. Generation 11 (2002-2005) styling influences of every thunderbird ever made.

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