DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. The grille covered the full width of the front fascia and surrounded the quad headlights. The battery tray area is rust free although the original battery tray has rusted some. There is some smoke on start up. As a result, Torinos had the lowest resale value of any of the American cars in the 1970s used-car market. A revised emblem was located on the vertical grille divider for all Torinos except the Cobra. The engine is numbers matching and appears to have never been out of the car.
On the rear there was large wrap-around taillamps with a reflective center panel giving it a full width taillight appearance. Motor and Transmission have were rebuilt approx 3,000 miles ago. This saved Ford on the engine production costs. Ford did not change any of its factory sales literature to reflect this change. The majority of the sheetmetal behind the front doors was carried over from the 1968-69 body style.
Brougham and Sport models had an extra chrome molding that ran on the lower fender edge between the front wheelwell and bumper; this gave the appearance of bumper-to-bumper chrome. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. About our 1973 Ford Elite locating service: We can help you find the 1973 Ford Elite Partsfast and cheap. Ford offered two suspension options, a heavy-duty and competition suspension. This was the first year that a rear sway bar was offered in the Torino.
The instrument package became a standard feature, but bucket seats remained an option. I bought the car from the second owner. Ford had 14 different models in its intermediate line for 1968. The result was the 1970 Ford Torino King Cobra. The extra width between the spring towers increased the engine compartment size allowing the larger to fit.
Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? The tail lights were beveled rectangular wrap-around units which eliminated the need for rear side marker lights. In the magazine road test of a 1973 Gran Torino Sport, the suspension was noted to be a good balance of comfort and handling. The grille covered the full width of the front fascia and surrounded the quad headlights. In an attempt to help improve fuel economy, the standard rear axle ratio for all models was now 2. This is from the '70s, so there's plenty of premium earthones to coordinate with the paint on everything from the trim line rub strips to the vinyl roof. The 351 cu in 5. These cars are classified as.
In fact, while this was Ford's intermediate offering, in today's world, that means plenty of room to carry everyone in comfort. Optional engines included the 302 cu in 4. This package did not change Ford's advertised power rating of 335 hp 250 kW. The drivers front fender and rocker are rust free. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. This package allowed the Torino to tow up to 6,000 lb 2,700 kg and required the 400-2V or larger engine and G78-14 or larger tires. This was true with the Torino which saw the performance options fade away from year-to-year, and more luxury offerings being presented.
The original owner parked the car in 1987 as evidence by the last Virginia state safety inspection. However, the suspension remained unchanged from the 1969 models. A 'shaker' hood scoop could be ordered as optional equipment which helped the engine breath at high speeds. The pictures show how nice it is. Heavy-duty shocks and a rear sway bar were included in this package on 2-door and 4-door sedan models only.
As Roger Moore took over the James Bond role from Sean Connery, 1973 was the final year of production for the first-generation Ford Mustang Mach 1. Was never a Ford person until i purchased this one. Sport door panels, now vinyl rather than molded plastic, and seats were highlighted with coloured stripes, similar to the 1973 Luxury Décor Package interior. Based on the , the two-door was intended to be a less expensive alternative to compete with the increasingly popular intermediate personal luxury class of vehicles such as the , , , , and. Front of 1973 Ford Gran Torino 2-door hardtop, with aftermarket wheels Separate grille designs were still maintained for Torino and Gran Torino models; they mimicked the 1972s in design. Fastbacks retained the 1968-style taillights and rear panel. This muscle car also comes with an Elite Marti Report which indicates that this Mach 1 is just one of 19 Mustangs to be equipped with similar options and features from the factory in 1973.