429 ThunderJet: 1970 Ford Torino GT

The Torino was restyled for the 1970 year with a sleek coke bottle shape ostensibly designed with aerodynamics in mind, but the only thing the Torino had in common with a B-58 Hustler is that they were both relics from another era destined for extinction.  Find this 1970 Ford Torino GT here on eBay bidding for $12,300 with 2 days to go, located in Springfield, MO. 

This big Torino is covered in a shade of Medium Gold Metallic and has a cool yellow-fade-to-brown stripe down the side.  This isn’t a mint condition show car, but it isn’t a barn find either — it looks like a good driver if you ask me.

The 429 cubic inch (7.0 liter) lump of pig iron under the hood is known as the Thunderjet and rated at 360 horsepower when new. 

The big torquey V8 is mated to a 3-speed auto gearbox, which is a perfectly good match for the mass and style of the Torino. 

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