Is a Gran Torino a real car?
Gran Torino’s weren’t actually assembled in Detroit, but it made for a good story none the less. Unlike most, this movie car is 100% real. Eastwood’s staff found the car online, and Warner Brothers bought the car through a classic car dealer on eBay.
What is the meaning of Gran Torino?
That this oaf of a car should be given the sporty-sounding but nonsensical Italian name Gran Torino — meaning “great Turin” — is a bleak joke.
How much is a 71 Torino worth?
Vehicle Valuation Analysis
|500 V8 Series HardTop Coupe||$6,250|
|Cobra HardTop Coupe||$26,400|
|GT Sport Coupe||$10,463|
What was the newest Ford Torino in 1973?
For 1973, there were 11 Torino models, with the Gran Torino Broughams being the newest, having been promoted after being demoted to an option package in 1972. The Gran Torino Sport, with a formal roof or the SportsRoof, like that on our feature car, was retained.
What is the Q code on a 1973 Ford Gran Torino Sport?
Gateway Classic Car of Philadelphia is representing this 1973 Ford Gran Torino Sport. This third gen Q Code 351 Cobta Jet. Auto trans and Bucket seats. Car is not running and will need work. Needs floo
What kind of suspension does a 1973 Gran Torino have?
The ’73 Gran Torino Sport had G70 tires and a “competition suspension” package with stiffer springs and shocks shocks, tighter rear bushings, and a rear anti-roll bar, which Car and Driver thought worked pretty well without making a mess of the ride.
How many Ford Gran Torino Sports with the SportsRoof were made?
In 1973, Ford built 51,853 Gran Torino Sports with the SportsRoof. According to the Marti Report on this car, of those, just 1,609 were equipped with the Q-code 351CJ paired with the four-speed. This example can still be seen and enjoyed, and will be preserved for years to come.