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The "Options and Accessories Page" shows optional equipment that could be ordered on the different Torino models. The Power Team chart shows which engine/transmission/axle packages could be ordered. The Optional Equipment section shows the different optional features that could be ordered on the Torino. Finally, the Tires section shows the available tires and wheels for each Torino model. Use the Navigation Bar below to quickly access the different sections.

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OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

Below are lists of options available for the Torino. Note that on some higher end models, many of the options may be standard equipment.

APPEARANCE/ PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

Accent Group (Includes deluxe passenger compartment carpeting and full wheel lip moldings.) (Available only on Torino Series.)

Appearance Protection Group (Includes door edge guards, front floor mats with carpet inserts, spare tire lock, front and rear license plate frames.)

Belts, Deluxe (Includes automatic seat back release on 2‑door models.)

Bumper Group, Deluxe (Includes front full width rub strip, rear bumper color‑keyed pad/except station wagons and Gran Torino Sport, front and rear bumper guards with rubber inserts.)

Bumper Guards, Front (Includes full width rub strip.)

Bumper Guards, Rear

Laser Stripe (Available only on 2‑door models, except base Torino.) (N.A. with vinyl insert body side molding, special paint‑DSO or PTO or tu‑tone lower body side paint. Standard body side and partial wheel lip molding deleted and full wheel lip added when laser stripe is ordered.)

Paint, Metallic Glow (Available in Ivy Glow, Gold Glow and Blue Glow.)

Paint, Tu‑Tone Lower Body side (Available only on Gran Torino Sport models.) (N.A. with Laser Stripe.)

Roof, Vinyl (N.A. on station wagon models.)

Molding, Vinyl Insert Body Side (Includes black vinyl insert, brown with Gran Torino Squire) (N.A. with laser stripe.)

Trim Rings/Hub Caps (Available only with wide oval tires. Standard on Gran Torino Sport models.) (N.A. on station wagon models.)

Wheel Covers (Standard on Gran Torino Squire models.) (N.A. on Gran Torino Sport models.)

Wheel Covers, Deluxe.

Wheels, Magnum 500 Chrome (N.A. with H size tires.)

 

AUDIO EQUIPMENT

Radio, AM

Radio, AM/FM Stereo (Includes two front door speakers and dual rear seat speakers.)

Speakers, Dual Rear Seat (Standard with AM/FM stereo radio.) (Requires AM radio at extra cost.)

 

COMFORT/ CONVENIENCE EQUIPMENT

Air Conditioner, SelectAire (N.A. with 250 CID 1V engine.) (Models ordered with this option in combination with 351 CID 2V or 4V engine; requires power steering at extra cost. Tinted glass‑complete, recommended.)

Carpeted Station Wagon Cargo Area

Clock, Electric (Standard with instrumentation group and on Gran Torino Brougham models.) (N.A. with Rallye Equipment Group.)

Console (Available only with high‑back bucket seats on Gran Torino 2‑door hardtop and Gran Torino Sport models.)

Electric Rear Window Defroster (Available only on models equipped with 8‑cylinder engine.) (Includes tinted glass.)

Glass, Tinted‑Complete (Recommended with air conditioner.)

Luggage Rack, Deluxe (Includes integral rear window air deflector and adjustable rear cross bar.) (Available only on station wagons.)

Mirrors, Outside Color‑Keyed Dual Racing (Includes left-hand remote control and right‑hand manual control mirrors.) (Standard on Gran Torino Sport models. N.A. with special paint‑DSO or PTO.)

Seats, High‑Back Bucket (Includes vinyl trim and carpet/ mat combination.) (Available only on Gran Torino 2-door hardtop and Gran Torino Sport models.)

Seat, Rear Facing Third (Available only on Gran Torino and Gran Torino Squire station wagons.)

Steering Wheel, Leather Wrapped (Includes deluxe two spoke steering wheel.) (N.A. with deluxe three‑spoke rim‑blow steering wheel.)

Steering Wheel, Rim‑Blow ‑ Deluxe Three‑Spoke (N.A. with leather wrapped steering wheel.)

Trim, Sport Cloth (Available only on 2‑door Gran Torino and Gran Torino Sport models.)

Trim, Pleated Vinyl Seat (Available only on Gran Torino 2‑door and 4‑door pillared hardtop. (Standard on Torino, Gran Torino Sport and station wagons.)

Visibility Group (Includes outside left‑hand remote control mirror, ash tray light, dome/map light, glove compartment light, luggage compartment light, cargo light on station wagons, instrument panel courtesy light, engine compartment light, rear door courtesy light switches on 4‑door models, headlights "lights‑on" warning buzzer, parking brake warning light and lighting of headlamp switch.)

Windshield Wipers, Interval (Torino series models ordered with this option include recessed windshield wipers.)

 

ENGINES/TRANSMISSIONS

302 2V V‑8 (Standard on Gran Torino Sport and station wagons.)

351 CID 2V 8‑Cylinder (N.A. with Rallye Equipment Group.) (Requires Cruise‑O‑Matic transmission at extra cost.) (Also requires power steering at extra cost on models equipped with air conditioning.)

351 CID 4V 8‑Cylinder (Includes 55 ampere alternator, 55 ampere battery, special intake manifold, special valve springs with dampers, large capacity 4300‑D carburetor, 21/2‑inch diameter dual exhaust outlets, modified camshaft, four bolt main bearing caps.) (Standard on models equipped with Rallye Equipment Group. Available only on 2‑door models. Requires Cruise‑O‑Matic or wide ratio 4‑speed manual transmission at extra cost.) (Also requires power steering on models equipped with air conditioning.)

400 CID 2V 8‑Cylinder (Includes 73 ampere heavy‑duty battery.) (Requires Cruise‑O‑Matic transmission and power steering at extra cost; requires power front disc brakes on hardtop and pillared hardtop models at extra cost.) (N.A. with Rallye Equipment Group.)

429 CID 4V 8‑Cylinder (Includes 73 ampere heavy‑duty battery.) (Requires Cruise‑O‑Matic transmission and power steering at extra cost; requires power front disc brakes on hardtop and pillared hardtop models at extra cost.)

SelectShift Cruise‑O‑Matic (Required at extra cost on models equipped with trailer towing package, 351 2V, 400 2V and 429 4V engine.)

Four‑Speed Manual with Hurst� Shifter (Standard with Rallye Equipment Group.) (Available on 2‑door models with 351 CID 4V 8‑cylinder engine‑wide ratio only.)

 

SPECIAL/HEAVY‑DUTY EQUIPMENT

Axle, Optional Ratio

Axle, Traction‑Lok Differential

Battery, Heavy‑Duty‑73 Ampere (Available with 250, 302, 351 2V and 351 4V engines.) (Standard with 400 CID and 429 CID engines.) (Also included when 302 CID and 351 CID 2V engines ordered with electric rear window defroster, 302 CID engine ordered with air conditioning less electric rear window defroster.)

Instrumentation Group (Includes tachometer, trip odometer, engine gauges‑OIL, AMP, TEMP, FUEL, and electric clock.) (Standard with Rallye Equipment Group.) (Available only with 8-cylinder engine. N.A. on Gran Torino Brougham. Wood grain appliqu� deleted when ordered on Gran Torino Squire models.)

Rallye Equipment Group (Includes 351 CID 4V 8‑cylinder, four‑speed manual transmission, competition suspen�sion with rear stabilizer bar, G70 x 14 wide oval belted B/ WL tires with 6" wide rims and instrumentation group.) (Available only on 2‑door models. Also, 429 CID 4V engine and Cruise‑O‑Matic transmission available at extra cost. N.A. with electric clock or on Gran Torino Brougham.)

Suspension, Competition (Includes front and rear in�creased spring rates, rear stabilizer bar, heavy‑duty front stabilizer bar, heavy‑duty shock absorbers.) (Avail�able only on models equipped with 351 CID 4V or 429 CID 4V engine. N.A. on station wagon models. Standard on Rallye Equipment Group.)

Suspension, Heavy‑Duty Load (Includes heavy‑duty front and rear springs and shock absorbers on hardtops and pillared hardtops, heavy‑duty front and rear springs only on station wagon models.) (Standard with trailer towing packages. N.A. with Rallye Equipment Group.)

Trailer Towing Package‑Class II (Includes heavy‑duty load suspension, 3.25 axle ratio, extra cooling package, wiring harness, rear window trailer towing identification decal) (Requires 351 CID 2V or larger engine, Cruise‑O‑Matic transmission, power steering, power front disc brakes.)

Trailer Towing Package‑Class III (Includes heavy‑duty alternator, heavy‑duty frame ‑ except wagons, wiring harness, heavy‑duty suspension, 3.25 axle ratio, extra cooling package, coolant recovery system, trailer towing identification decal.) (Requires 400 CID 2V or larger engine, Cruise‑O‑Matic transmission, power steering, power front disc brakes, H78x14 or larger tires at extra cost. )

 

POWER ASSISTS

Electric Power Door Locks

Power Front Disc Brakes (Standard on station wagon models.) (Required at extra cost on models equipped with 400 CID 2V or 429 CID 4V engine or with trailer towing packages.)

Power Seat‑6‑Way Full Width

Power Side Windows

Power Steering (Required at extra cost on models equipped with 351 CID 2V or 351 CID 4V engine in combination

with with air conditioning. Also required at extra cost on models equipped with 400 CID 2V, 429 CID 4V engine or trailer towing packages.)

Power Tailgate Window (Available only on station wagon models.)

 

TIRES

F78x14 WSW

G78x14 BSW

G78x14 WSW

H78x14 BSW

H78x14 WSW

F70x14 WSW

F70x14 B/WL

G70x14 B/WL

H70x14 B/WL

HR78x14 steel‑belted radial ply BSW

HR78x14 steel‑belted radial ply WSW  

 

Tires

1973 TORINO STANDARD TIRE AVAILABILITY

Model and Engine Application

250 CID 1V
6-Cylinder

302 CID 2V
8-Cylinder

351 CID 2V
8-Cylinder

351 CID 4V
8-Cylinder

400 CID 2V
8-Cylinder

429 CID 4V
8-Cylinder

TORINO
2-door

F-78

F-78

F-78(a)

G-78

G-78

G-78(b)

4-door

F-78

F-78(a)

G-78

N/A

G-78

G-78(b)

Station Wagon

N/A

G-78

H-78

N/A

H-78

H-78

GRAN TORINO
2-door

F-78

F-78(a)

G-78

G-78

G-78

G-78(b)

4-door

F-78

F-78(a)

G-78

N/A

G-78

G-78(b)

Station Wagon

N/A

G-78

H-78

N/A

H-78

H-78

GRAN TORINO BROUGHAM
2-door

F-78

F-78(a)

G-78

G-78

G-78

G-78(b)

4-door

F-78

F-78(a)

G-78

N/A

G-78

G-78(b)

GRAN TORINO SQUIRE

N/A

G-78

H-78

N/A

H-78

H-78

GRAN TORINO SPORT
2-door HT
SportsRoof


N/A


F-70(c)
B/WL


G-70
B/WL


G-70
B/WL


G-70
B/WL


G-70(d)
B/WL

Formal Roof

N/A

F-70 B/WL(c)

F-70 B/WL(c)

G-70 B/WL

G-70 B/WL

G-70 B/WL(d)

(a) G-78 BSW standard with air conditioner (c) G‑70 B/WL standard with air conditioner 
(b) H‑78 BSW standard with air conditioner 
(d) H‑70 B/WL standard with air conditioner NOTE: B/WL‑black side wall tires with raised white letters. F‑70, G‑70 and H‑70‑wide oval tires.

 


All BSW unless otherwise stated.
HR‑Steel‑belted radial ply tires.

OPTIONAL TIRE AVAILABILITY

Standard Tire

Optional Tire

 

F-78
WSW

G-78
BSW

G-78
WSW

H-78
BSW

H-78
WSW

F-70 WSW

F-70
B/WL

G-70 B/WL

H-70 B/WL

HR-78 BSW

HR-78
WSW

F-78

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

G-78

 

 

X

X

X

 

 

X

X

X

X

H-78

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

X

X

F-70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

G-70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

H-70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

Engine / Transmission Options

The Power Team selections show the engines, transmissions and axles that could be ordered together.

TORINO POWER TEAM SELECTIONS

Engine

TRANSMISSION

REAR AXLE RATIOS

   

3-SPEED MANUAL

4-SPEED MANUAL

CRUISE-O-MATIC

3-Speed

4-Speed

Cruise-
O-Matic

Std.

Opt.

Traction-
Lok

Std.

Opt.

Traction-
Lok

Std.

Opt.Traction-
Lok

ALL MODELS EXCEPT STATION WAGONS

250 CID 1V
Six Std.

Std.

NA

Opt.

3.25

NA,

3.25NA

NA

NA3.00NA3.00
302 CID 2V
V-8 Opt. (1)

Std.

NA

Opt.

3.00*

NA

3.00*

NA

NA

NA2.793.00*2.75
3.00*
351 CID 2V
V-8 Opt.

NA

NA

(3)
Opt.

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA2.75*3.25*2.75*
3.25*
351 CID 4V
V-8 Opt. (2)

NA

Opt.

Opt.

NA

NA

NA

3.50

3.25*

3.25*
3.50

3.25*

3.503.25*
3.50
400 CID 2V
V-8 Opt.

NA

NA

(3)
Opt.

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA2.75*3.25*3.25*
2.75*
429 CID 4V
V-8 Opt.

NA

NA

(3)
Opt.
NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA2.75*3.25*3.25*
2.75*

STATION WAGONS

302 CID 2V
V-8 Opt.

Std.

NA

Opt.3.00*

NA

3.00*

NA

NA

NA3.00*NA3.00*
351 CID 2V
V-8 Opt.

NA

NA

Opt.

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA3.00*3.25*3.00*
3.25*
400 CID 2V
V-8 Opt.

NA

NA

(3)
Opt.

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA2.753.25*2.75
3.25*
429 CID 4V
V-8 Opt.

NA

NA

(3)
Opt.

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA3.00*3.25*3.00*
3.25

*Available transmissions and ratios with air conditioning.
(1) Standard on Gran Torino Sport and Torino Squire.
(2) Available only on two-door models. 
(3) Required Option. 
NA - Not Available

 

 

 

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