Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Ford downsized the Thunderbird for the '77-79 models, but they didn't downsize the glitz!
The most powerful engine that Ford was willing to install into this car was the optional 166-horsepower 400-cubic-inch V8; the base engine was a 134-horse 302. Curb weight: 4,104 pounds. No further comment is needed.
Anyway, who cares? You think Leonid Goddamn Brezhnev could ever in a million years have understood the glory of the '78 T-Bird? Glitz, baby, glitz!