I haven't seen any actually under invoice but they do have
a rebate that if applied to the deal may bring the price to near
invoice or below. Ford never intended to make the T-Bird
for more than five years but they haven't sold as well as
they expected after the first year, in SOME markets. Sales
apparently were hurt by not enough horses and no back seat.
All of that will change in February 2005 when the new Mustang
convertible comes out, built on that chassis, with 300 HP
24V 4.6 and a back seat and more that $10,000 cheaper.
FYI: Make sure your friend test drives one with the soft top up. I'm
6'1" and found that, even with the seats lowered all the way, my head
rubbed the headliner. Also, both my wife and I thought that the seats
were hard, flat and unsupportive. Even though the T-Bird was a leftover
with almost $10k marked off the price, I ended up buying a Lightning
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