Few cars have been as anticipated as Ford’s retro-styled 2002 Thunderbird ($35,495 to $41,995). In fact, last year’s production of the T-Bird was virtually sold out before the first car was delivered. Moreover, this is the finest Thunderbird ever built; it rides and handles like a Jaguar, and the 252-horsepower engine lets you fly down the road. This bird is definitely Motown cool. More info available at www.insideautomotive.com.