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On this page you will find a listing of what was delivered as "Standard" on each model of Torino, and at the bottom of this page is a comparison chart of all Standard Features and all models. For Optional Features, you will need to go up a page and then select the Optional Features page. Use the Navigation Bar below to quickly access the different sections.

 

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TORINO

MODELS                                     SALES NUMBER
2-Door Hardtop-Formal Roof                     25
4-Door Pillared Hardtop                            27

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES

EXTERIOR

� All new rugged body/frame construction with rakish contemporary styling.
� Shorter 114" wheelbase 2-door models with 203.7" overall length and wider tread for sporty, "road-hugger" look.
� Longer 118" wheelbase 4-door models with 207.7" overall length for "big car" look, roominess and ride.
� Attractive, dark argent, one-piece corrosion resistant ABS plastic grille with egg crate motif.
� Distinctive, dual horizontal headlights.
� Massive, wraparound chrome-plated front bumper-integral turn indicators and parking lights plus lower valance panel.
� Recessed door handles with one-step keyless locking.
� Rakish 60� windshield and bright reveal mouldings around windshield and rear window.
� Front and rear side marker lights.
� Frameless, ventless curved side glass.
� Bright drip and window mouldings.
� Bright "FORD" block letters on left front of hood.
� Bright "TORINO" block letters on front quarter panels and lower deck lid.
� Massive, wraparound chrome-plated rear bumper with integral horizontal taillamps and backup lamps . . . valance panel below.
� Bright stainless steel hub caps.

INTERIOR

� Comfortable high back front bench seats with seat back locks on folding seat backs.
� Attractive, durable all-vinyl seat trim with all-vinyl color-keyed door trim panels.
� Vinyl-coated color-keyed floor mats front and rear.
� Seat belts front and rear with Uni-Lock shoulder harness for driver and front seat passenger.
� Outboard front (and rear') seat belts are self-adjusting with retractors.
� Front seat belt reminder system (X).
� Performance-oriented instrument panel with energy absorbing padding and modern, easy-reading instruments . . . textured metal lower instrument panel color-keyed to interior.
� Two-spoke energy absorbing steering wheel and energy absorbing locking "mini" steering column.
� Glove box with twist lock.
� Turn signals with lane-change feature.
� Dome light in center of roof.
� Day-night rear view mirror, vinyl backed and framed.
� Energy absorbing arm rests.
� Sun visor safety padded left and right.
� Suspended accelerator, clutch and brake pedals.

FUNCTIONAL

� Dependable, economical 250 CID 6-cylinder engine.(fi)
� Three-speed, fully synchronized, manual transmission(fi) with column shift.
� Manual front Disc Brakes.
� Self-adjusting brakes with dual master cylinder and warning light.
� Heater and defroster with 3-speed blower . . . illuminated controls.
� "DirectAire" ventilation system in all models.
� Steel "Guard Rails" side impact protection system and energy-absorbing "S" frame construction.
� Windshield wipers, two-speed electric with dual stream washers.
� E78 x 14 BSW belted bias-ply tires.
� Convenient pin and slot bumper jack system.

( `) December, 1971 availability.

(fi) 250 CID engine with three-speed manual transmission
N/A in California.

GRAN TORINO 

MODELS                                     SALES NUMBER
2-Door Hardtop-Formal Roof                     30
4-Door Pillared Hardtop                            31

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES

EXTERIOR

In addition to or in place of features on the Torino Series:

� Longer 207.3" over-all length of 2-door.
� Longer 211.3" over-all length of 4-door.
� High series corrosion resistant ABS plastic grille with light argent flattened oval egg-crate design . . . bright leading edges framed with bright chrome-plated molding.
� Gran Torino ornament left of center on grille.
� Bright "FORD" block letters over center of grille.
� Bright headlamp doors at sides of grille.
� Distinctive hatch-type hood design.
� Bright wheellip mouldings.
� Attractive lower bodyside moulding.
� Bright "GRAN TORINO" block letters on front quarter panels and right rear deck lid.
� Ornamented deck lid lock cover.
� Color-keyed rear bumper pad.
� Rear N glance panel moulding.

INTERIOR

In addition to or in place of features on the Torino series:

� Plush, deep-pleated cloth and vinyl seat trim and "wall-to-wall" color-keyed carpeting.
� Rear arm rests.

FUNCTIONAL

The Gran Torino series shares many features with the Torino series. Mutual features include:
� Dependable, economical 250 CID 6-cylinder engine.
� Three-speed, fully synchronized, manual transmission with column shift.
� Manual front disc brakes.
� Self-adjusting brakes with dual master cylinder and warning light.
� Heater and defroster with 3-speed blower . . . illuminated controls.
� "DirectAire" ventilation system in all models.

� Steel "Guard Rails" side impact protection system and energy-absorbing "S" frame construction.
� E78 x 14 BSW belted bias-ply tires.
� Convenient pin and slot bumper jack system.

Additional features on the Gran Torino include:
� Windshield wipers, concealed-two-speed electric with dual stream washers.

GRAN TORINO SPORT 

MODELS                                     SALES NUMBER
2-Door Hardtop-Formal Roof                     38
2-Door Hardtop-SportsRoof                       35

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES

EXTERIOR

In addition to or in place of features on the Gran Torino series:
� Performance-styled Gran Torino Sport hood with integral hood scoop.
� Dual outside racing mirrors, color-keyed-left-hand remote control, right-hand manual control.
� Bright accented hub caps with trim rings.

INTERIOR

In addition to or in place of features on the Gran Torino series:
� Plush deep-horizontal pleated all vinyl trim.
� Attractive harmonizing door trim with molded-in arm rest.
� Deluxe two-spoke steering wheel with simulated woodtone applique.
� Bright rimmed pedal pads.

FUNCTIONAL

In addition to or in place of features on the Gran Torino series:
� Powerful 302 CID 2V V-8 engine.
� E70 x 14 wide oval belted WSW tires with 6" wide rim wheels.

(i) Minimum on 2-door with 302 engine. See Tire Availability

TORINO WAGON 

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES

TORINO WAGON

In addition to or in place of features on the Torino 4-Door Pillared Hardtop.

EXTERIOR

� Long 211.5" overall length-2.5" longer than the 1971 Torino Wagon.
� Bright "FORD" block letters over left headlights.
� Bright drip mouldings.
� Bright quarter window and tailgate window mouldings.
� Bright "TORINO" block letters on lower right corner of tailgate.
� Vertical taillamp design with integral backup lights.

INTERIOR

� Extra wide 48.2" loadspace between wheelhousings.
� Fold-down second seat for a long load floor length of 87.3" with tailgate up . . . 109.6" with tailgate down . . 83.5 cubic feet cargo volume.
� Load floor and back of second seat is painted with long wearing vinyl impregnated paint, color-keyed to the interior.
� Lockable storage compartment under load floor adds 8.1 cubic feet of storage space.

FUNCTIONAL

� Three-way "Magic Doorgate"-opens horizontally like a door with window up or down . . . or swings down like an ordinary tailgate.
� Manual roll-down tailgate window.
� Manual front disc brakes now standard.
� H78 x 14 BSW bias-ply tires.

GRAN TORINO WAGON 

In addition to or in place of features on the Torino Wagon, the Gran Torino offers:

EXTERIOR

� High series corrosion resistant ABS plastic grille with light argent flattened oval egg-crate design . . . bright leading edges framed with bright chrome-plated moulding.
� Over 6 inches longer than '71 model.
� Gran Torino ornament left of center on Grille.
� Bright "FORD" block letters over center of Grille.
� Bright headlamp doors at side of Grille.
� Distinctive hatch-type hood design.
� Concealed windshield wipers.
� Bright wheellip mouldings.

INTERIOR

� Plush, deep-pleated vinyl seat trim and "wall-to-wall" color-keyed carpeting.
� Front and rear arm rests.

FUNCTIONAL

� Additional sound deadening and insulating material

GRAN TORINO SQUIRE WAGON 

MODEL                                 SALES NUMBER
Gran Torino Squire 4-Door                 43

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES

GRAN TORINO SOUIRE WAGON

In addition to or in place of features on the Gran Torino Wagon, the Gran Torino Squire offers:

EXTERIOR

� "Color-Match" type woodgrain paneling applique on bodyside and tailgate.
� Simulated limed oak woodgrain vinyl-clad aluminum side rails frame "Color-Match" paneling.
� Bright "GRAN TORINO SQUIRE" letters on front quarter panels.
� Full wheel covers.

INTERIOR

� Luxurious vinyl seat trim . . . color coordinated door panel trim features simulated woodtone applique.
� Deluxe two-spoke steering wheel with simulated woodtone applique.
� Simulated woodtone applique on instrument panel.

FUNCTIONAL

� Powerful 302 CID V-8 engine.
� Power front disc brakes.
� Dual-note horn.

COMPLETE FEATURES CHART

In addition to the standard features listed, Torino also includes as standard equipment the many Ford Lifeguard Design Safety Features.

Torino

Gran
Torino

Gran
Torino
Sport

Torino
Wagon

Gran
Torino
Wagon

Gran.
Torino
Squire
Wagon

 EXTERIOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUMPER PAD, REAR

-

X

X

-

-

-

CONCEALED WINDSHIELD WIPERS

-

X

X

-

X

X

GLASS, tinted backlite (SportsRoof)

-

-

X

-

-

-

HOOD, counterbalanced, front opening

X

X

X

X

X

X

Base hood

X

-

-

X

-

-

Hatchhood Panel

-

X

X

-

X

X

Gran Torino Sport hood with scoop

-

-

X

-

-

-

LIGHTS: Backup, parking, dual headlights, front and rear side marker

X

X

X

X

X

X

TAILLIGHTS: Horizontal section with backups inboard

X

X

X

-

-

-

Vertical with backup lights in lower section

-

-

-

X

X

X

MOULDINGS: Bright drip mouldings -

X

X

X

X

X

'X

Bright lower body side mouldings with black fill and quarter panel extensions

-

X

X

-

X

-

Wheel lip mouldings . :

-

X

X

-

X

-

Rear valance panel moulding

-

X

X

-

-

-

Rear window bright reveal mouldings

X

X

X

X

X

X

Windshield reveal mouldings

X

X

X

X

X

X

Mirror, outside (left hand)

X

X

-

X

X

X

Outside, dual racing, L. H. remote control

-

-

X

-

-

-

ORNAMENTATION: "FORD" block letters, front, left of hood

X

-

-

X

-

-

"FORD" block letters, front over center of grille

-

X

X

-

X

X

"TORINO" block letters on RH deck lid and front quarter panels

X

-

-

-

-

-

"GRAN TORINO" block letters on RH deck lid and front quarter panels

-

X

-

-

-

-

"GRAN TORINO SPORT" block letters on front quarter panels, "GRAN TORINO" on RH deck lid

-

-

X

-

-

-

"TORINO" block letters lower right tailgate and front quarter panels

-

-

-

X

-

-

"GRAN TORINO" block letters lower right tailgate and front quarter panels

-

-

-

-

X

-

"GRAN TORINO SQUIRE" bright letters on front quarter panels, "GRAN TORINO" on lower right door gate

-

-

-

-

-

X

GRILLE: Plastic-argent painted-bright edges

X

-

-

X

-

-

Plastic-argent -egg crate design, flat oval

-

X

X

-

X

X

Identification ornament

-

X

X

-

X

X

HUB CAPS, stainless steel

X

X

-

X

X

-

HUBCAPS AND TRIMRINGS

-

-

X

-

-

-

SIMULATED WOOD GRAIN TRIM ON TAILGATE AND BODY SIDES

-

-

-

-

-

X

VENTLESS DOOR GLASS

X

X

X

X

X

X

WHEEL COVERS, full

-

-

-

-

-

X

 

INTERIOR

Torino

Gran
Torino

Gran
Torino
Sport

Torino
Wagon

Gran
Torino
Wagon

Gran
Torino
Squire
Wagon

ARMRESTS: Energy absorbing, front and rear on 4-door models

X

X

X

X

X

X

ASH TRAY, front (not lighted)

X

X

X

X

X

X

CIGARETTE LIGHTER: In instrument panel

-

X

X

-

X

X

COURTESY LIGHTS: Center of roof

X

X

X

X

X

X

DOOR HANDLES, Inside: Safety design

X

X

X

X

X

X

Outside: Recessed

X

X

X

X

X

X

DOOR LATCHES: Safety-Yoke type

X

X

X

X

X

X

FLOOR COVERING: Vinyl-coated rubber mat, color-keyed

X

-

-

X

-

-

Carpet, color-keyed

-

X

X

-

X

X

GLOVE BOX WITH LOCK

X

X

X

X

X

X

HEAD RESTRAINTS-High Back Seats-Front

X

X

X

X

X

X

INSTRUMENT PANEL: Energy absorbing structure, full crash pad, printed instrument cluster circuitry

X

X

X

X

X

X

LOCKABLE STEERING COLUMN

X

X

X

X

X

X

MIRROR, INSIDE DAY/NITE REARVIEW

X

X

X

X

X

X

SCUFF PLATES, aluminum

X

X

X

X

X

X

SEAT BACK LOCKS (all folding seats)

X

X

X

X(a)

X(a)

X(a)

SEAT BELTS: Front & rear lap including center passenger

X

X

X

X

X

X

SHOULDER HARNESS: Front driver & outboard passenger

X

X

X

X

X

X

STEERING WHEEL, 2-spoke, energy absorbing, oval design

X

X

X

X

X

X

STORAGE COMPARTMENT-Below floor with lock

-

-

-

X

X

X

SUN VISORS, padded

X

X

X

X

X

X

SUSPENDED ACCELERATOR clutch and brake pedals

X

X

X

X

X

X

TURN SIGNALS WITH LANE-CHANGE FEATURE

(a) Rear folding seats on station wagons.

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

FUNCTIONAL

Torino

Gran
Torino

Gran
Torino
Sport

Torino
Wagon

Gran
Torino
Wagon

Gran
Torino
Squire
Wagon

BRAKES: Dual master brake cylinder w/warning light, self-adjusting

X

X

X

X

X

X

Foot-applied emergency brake, hand released

X

X

X

X

X

X

Manual front disc brakes

X

X

X

X

X

-

Power front disc brakes

-

-

-

-

-

X

ENGINE-250 CID IV Six

X

X

-

X

X

-

302 CID 2V V-8

-

-

X

-

-

X

HAZARD WARNING FLASHER: Switch on steering column

X

X

X

X

X

X

DIRECTAIRE VENTILATION

X

X

X

X

X

X

HEATER, blend-air type, 3-speed blower

X

X

X

X

X

X

KEYS: Reversible type and keyless door locking

X

X

X

X

X

X

MUFFLER, aluminized & stainless components

X

X

X

X

X

X

TAILGATE, wagons Magic Doorgate: Counterbalanced, three way

-

-

-

X

X

X

TRANSMISSION-3-Speed manual

X

X

X

X

X

X

WINDSHIELD WIPERS, two-speed electric with dual stream washers

X

X

X

X

X

X

DUAL NOTE HORN

-

-

-

-

-

X

 

 

 

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