Ultra-rare, correct, beautiful, and powerful... This
highly-optioned 1971 Ford Torino GT looks like a long and mean
muscle car from every angle, and this one has its original C-code
429 Cobra Jet V8 to back it all up.
You could be wondering why you might have never seen a factory black '71 Torino GT before. That's because you had to special order it from the factory. It makes this a rare treat that was one of only 14 ever built to this spec - and we even have the Marti Report to prove it! So the rarity of this fast Ford is worth the price alone. But more than just history, you can see this one is a turnkey showstopper. The special color has been given an update with a professional respray that adds a hard shine and metallic glow that the factory just never had time to do. So now people really take not of the color even before you tell them how special it is. Plus, the unique color-shift laser stripe down the side is a very bold accent. This one has all the right elements to attract a crow with its large hood scoop, correct GT badging, sport wheels, and the streamlined trunk with ducktail spoiler was truly a NASCAR inspiration for the road.
Every time you open the door, the crisp red interior looks like lava flowing from within this black machine. It's the correct factory specs, and we even suspect that it could be original to the car. Of course, such low mileage (averaging less than 850 miles annually) means little time to wear out the bold color. And speaking of seats, the bench not only allows for more people to enjoy this GT with you, but also it contributes to this car's rarity. The big, wide instrument panel puts all the controls right in front of the driver - including the original AM radio that's still cranking out tunes! And the factory dual-spoke steering wheel gives you a commanding view of it all.
One of this coupe's best options you'll spot on the included Marti Report is the 429 cubic-inch Cobra Jet V8. So it will make you quite happy to pop the hood and see the original, numbers-matching CJ big block with four-barrel carburetor staring back at you. Ford blue on the engine block, finned valve covers, and tidy belts and hoses all add up to a show-quality engine bay. It fires up with authority, and the dual exhaust lets everyone know you have a big block lurking under the hood. But this is more than just a car for showing off. The three-speed automatic transmission, power steering, and modern Firestone rubber make this a great all-around cruiser.
Something so rare and desirable from Ford will always have appeal. That's why you already know this one-in-a-lifetime classic muscle car is also a great deal. So don't miss out, call today!
Crank the way-back machine to 1969 and the “aero wars” taking place in American stock car racing between Chrysler and Ford.
I received this car from someone in New Jersey sight unseen.
My daughter was getting married and wanted a classic car for a wedding car. I tried to rent one from the local car club people but it was no go.
In 1968, Ford Motor Company forged ahead with their intermediate sized muscle car selections.
Car finished sixth at Monaco in 1932 and later was owned by each of the racing Trintignant brothers
This is the 23rd in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction
DBZ Centenary Collection will be limited to 19 pairs of cars; customers get one for the road and one for the track
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee John Oates of Hall and Oates will help match cars with guitars for display
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