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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

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

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES

EXTERIOR

� Attractive low-series, one-piece, corrosion-resistant plastic grille with wide eggcrate motif in bright and dark argent and center ornament.
� 114" wheelbase . . . 2-door models with 211.4" overall length and wide tread for sporty, "road-hugger" look.
� Long 118" wheelbase . . . 4-door models with 215.4" overall length for "big-car" look, roominess and ride.
� Torino ornament on fuel door cover.
� Distinctive, dual horizontal headlights.
� Energy-absorbing bumper system . . . 5 MPH front, 5 MPH rear, and 3 MPH corner impact.
� Recessed door handles with one-step keyless locking.
� 60' windshield and bright reveal moldings around windshield and rear window.
� Front and rear side marker lights.
� New taillight design with integral rear side marker light . . . backup light centered in taillight.
� Frameless, ventless curved side glass.
� Bright drip and window moldings.
� Bright "Ford" block letters on center of hood panel above grille and lower deck lid.
� Bright "Torino" block letters on front fenders.
� Bright stainless steel hubcaps.
� Hatch hood.
� Body/Frame construction.

INTERIOR

� Comfortable front bench seats with adjustable head restraints and seat-back locks on folding seat-backs.
� Attractive, durable all-vinyl seat trim with all-vinyl color-keyed door trim panels.
� 12-oz. color-keyed loop-pile carpeting.
� Instrument panel with modern, easy-reading instruments . . . textured metal lower instrument panel color-keyed to interior.
� Two-spoke color-keyed energy-absorbing steering wheel.
� Glove box with twist lock.
� Turn signals with lane-changing feature.
� Dome light in center of roof.
� Day/Night rearview mirror, vinyl backed and framed.
� Illuminated wiper/washer controls.
� Energy-absorbing armrests.
� Sun visor safety padded, left and right.
� Suspended accelerator, clutch and brake pedals.
� Inside hood release.

FUNCTIONAL

� Dependable 302 CID 2V V-8 engine.
� Three-speed, fully synchronized, manual transmission with column shift.
� Manual front disc brakes.
� Heater and defroster with 3-speed blower . . . illuminated controls.
� "DirectAire" ventilation system in all models.
� Fixed rear side glass (2-door model).
� Energy-absorbing frame construction.
� Recessed windshield wipers, 2-speed electric with dual-stream washers . . . larger 80-oz. washer reservoir.
� G78 x 14 BSW belted bias ply tires.
� Convenient pin-and-slot bumper jack system.

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:

� Long 213.6" overall length 2-door models . . . 217.6" on 4-door models.
� High series corrosion-resistant grille with bright and argent segmented design . . . bright leading edges framed with chrome-plated molding . . . bright molding around the grille.
� Gran Torino grille ornament.
� Bright "Ford" block letters over center of grille and lower deck lid.
� Bright headlamp doors.
� Bright wheellip moldings.
� Bright rocker panel and rear quarter extension moldings.
� Bright "Gran Torino" block letters on front fender.
� Gran Torino emblem, with surround wreath, on fuel door cover.
� Black paint-filled moldings on lower back panel.

INTERIOR

In addition to or in place of features on the Torino Series:
� Plush, deep-pleated cloth-and-vinyl seat trim.
� Rear armrests on 2-door models.
� Deluxe sound package.
� Luggage compartment mat.

FUNCTIONAL

The Gran Torino Series shares many features with the Torino Series. Mutual features include:
� Dependable 302 CID 2V V-8 engine.
� Three-speed, fully synchronized, manual transmission with column shift.
� Manual front disc brakes.
� Self-adjusting brakes.
� Heater and defroster with 3-speed blower . . . illuminated controls.
� "DirectAire" ventilation system in all models.
� G78 x 14 BSW belted bias ply tires.
� Convenient pin-and-slot bumper jack system.
� Recessed windshield wipers, 2-speed electric with dual-stream washers.

GRAN TORINO BROUGHAM

MODELS                                    SALES NUMBER
2-Door Hardtop-Formal Roof                     32
4-Door Pillared Hardtop                            33

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES 

EXTERIOR

The Gran Torino Brougham shares many features with the Gran Torino. Mutual features include:
� High series corrosion-resistant grille with bright and argent segmented design . . . bright leading edges with chrome-plated molding . . . bright molding around the grille.
� Bright headlamp doors.
� Bright wheellip moldings.
� Bright "Ford" letters over center of grille and right rear deck lid.
� Bright "Gran Torino" block letters on front fenders.
� Bright rocker panel and rear quarter extension moldings . . . front fender extension moldings added for Brougham models.
� Black paint-filled moldings lower back panel.
� Concealed windshield wipers.

Additional features include:
� Brougham stand-up hood ornament.
� Opera window . . . distinctive trapezoid design (2-door models).
� "Brougham" identification on "C" pillars (on opera window . . . 2-door models).
� Red reflector lower back panel insert with Torino script on die-cast bar.
� Wide bright belt moldings (2-door models).
� Full-vinyl roof in: White, Blue, Green, Brown, Tan and Gold.
� Wide vinyl insert bodyside molding color-keyed to vinyl roof.
� Deluxe wheel covers.

INTERIOR
In addition to or in place of features on the Gran Torino: 
� Split bench front seat.
� Luxury Westminster cloth seat trim or no-cost optional super-soft all-vinyl trim.
� Dual fold-down center armrests.
� Luxury Westminster cloth door trim panels.
� Simulated woodgrain applique on instrument panel.
� Cut-pile carpeting.
� Electric clock.
� Bright rimmed pedal pads.
� Deluxe 2-spoke steering wheel.
� Dual note horn.
� Soft fiber carpeting and side lining boards in luggage compartment.
� Color-keyed deluxe seat and shoulder belts.

FUNCTIONAL
The Gran Torino Brougham shares many features with the Gran Torino. Mutual features include:
� 302 CID 2V V-8 engine.
� Three-speed, fully synchronized manual transmission.
� Manual front disc brakes.
� Self-adjusting brakes.
� Heater and defroster with 3-speed blower . . . illuminated controls.
� "DirectAire" ventilation system.
� Recessed windshield wipers, 2-speed electric with dual- stream washers.

Additional features include:
� Deluxe sound package.
� HR78 steel-belted WSW tires.

GRAN TORINO SPORT

MODEL                                     SALES NUMBER
2-Door Hardtop-Formal Roof                    38

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES 

EXTERIOR

In addition to or in place of features on the Gran Torino Series:
� "Sport" grille ornament.
� Dual fender peak paint stripes.
� "Sport" script and crest on "C" pillar.
� Dual outside color-keyed left- and right-hand remote-control mirrors.
� Unique "Sport" ornament on fuel door cover.
� New "Turbine" wheel covers.
� Front fender lower molding.
� Wide bright belt moldings.

INTERIOR
In addition to or in place of features on the Gran Torino Series:
� Performance cluster consisting of: tachometer, trip odometer, engine gauges (Oil, Ampere, Temp., Fuel) and electric clock.
� Flight bench seat with fold-down center armrest (bucket seats in lieu of flight bench . . . no charge RPO). 
� Super-soft vinyl seat trim.
� Cut-pile carpeting (25 oz.).
� Super-soft vinyl door trim.
� "Engine turned" black applique on performance cluster and right-hand panel.
� Deluxe 2-spoke steering wheel with simulated wood-tone applique.
� Bright rimmed pedal pads.
� Color-keyed deluxe seat and shoulder belts.

FUNCTIONAL

The Gran Torino Sport shares many features with the Gran Torino. Mutual features include:
� 302 CID 2V V-8 engine.
� Three-speed, fully synchronized manual transmission.
� Manual front disc brakes.
� Self-adjusting brakes.
� Heater and defroster with 3-speed blower . . . illuminated controls.
� "DirectAire" ventilation system.
� Concealed windshield wipers, 2-speed electric with dual-stream washers.
� Deluxe sound package.

Additional features include:
� HR78 steel-belted WSW tires.

TORINO WAGON

SALES                         MODEL NUMBER
Torino 4-Door                         40
Gran Torino 4-Door                 42

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES

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

EXTERIOR
� Long 219.1" overall length.
� Bright drip moldings.
� Bright quarter window and tailgate window moldings.
� Bright "Torino" block letters on lower right corner of tailgate.
� Vertical taillamp design with integral backup lights.
� Bright "Ford" block letters on black tailgate molding.
� Rear bumper guards . . . vinyl inserts.

INTERIOR
� Wide 48.2" loadspace between wheelhousings.
� Fold-down second seat for a long load floor length of 87.5" with tailgate up . . . 109.5" with tailgate down . . . 84.9 cubic feet cargo volume.
� Load floor and back of second seat are 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
� 302 CID 2V V-8 engine.
� SelectShift Cruise-O-Matic transmission.
� 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.
� Power front disc brakes standard.
� H78 x 14 BSW belted bias ply tires.

GRAN TORINO WAGON

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

EXTERIOR

� Long 221.3" overall length.
� High series corrosion-resistant grille with bright and argent segmented design . . . bright leading edges framed with bright chrome-plated molding.
� Gran Torino grille ornament.
� Bright headlamp doors.
� Bright wheellip moldings.
� Bright rocker panel and rear fender extension moldings.
� Bright two-piece "Gran Torino" block letters on front quarter panel.

INTERIOR

� Plush, deep-pleated vinyl seat trim.

FUNCTIONAL

� Additional sound-deadening and insulating material.

GRAN TORINO SQUIRE WAGON

SALES MODEL NUMBER
Gran Torino Squire 4-Door    43

MAJOR STANDARD FEATURES

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

EXTERIOR

� "Color-Match" simulated woodgrain paneling applique on bodyside and tailgate.
� Simulated limed-oak woodgrain vinyl-clad aluminum side rails frame "Color-Match" paneling.
� Bright "Squire" script on front quarter panels.
� Full wheel covers.

INTERIOR

� Luxurious vinyl seat trim . . . color coordinated door trim features with simulated woodgrain applique.
� Deluxe 2-spoke steering wheel with woodtone applique.
� Simulated woodgrain applique on instrument panel.
� Bright accented pedal pads.
� Color-keyed deluxe seat and shoulder belts.

FUNCTIONAL

� The Gran Torino Squire shares many features with the Gran Torino Wagon. Mutual features include:
� Economical power from 302 CID engine.
� SelectShift Cruise-O-Matic transmission.
� Power front disc brakes.

Additional features include:

� Power tailgate window.
� HR78 steel-belted WSW tires.
� Dual note horn.

COMPLETE FEATURES CHART

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

EXTERIOR

Torino

Gran
Torino

Gran
Torino
Brougham

Gran
Torino
Elite

Gran
Torino
Sport

Torino
Wagon

Gran
Torino
Wagon

Gran
Torino
Squire
Wagon

BUMPERS: Energy-absorbing front and rear-5 MPH

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

CONCEALED WINDSHIELD WIPERS

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

HOOD: Counterbalanced, front opening, hatch panel

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

TAILLIGHTS: Horizontal sec., integral side marker lights,

Vertical with backups in lower section

X


-

X


-

X


-

X


-

X


-

-


X

-


X

-


X

MOLDINGS: Bright drip moldings

Wheellip moldings

Door belt moldings

Rear window bright reveal moldings

Windshield reveal moldings

Rocker panel and fender extension molding

Vinyl insert bodyside molding, color-keyed

Black tailgate molding

X

-

X

X

X

-

-

-

X

X

X

X

X

X

-

-

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

-

X

X

X

X

X

-

X

-

X

X

X

X

X

X

-

-

X

-

X

X

X

-

-

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

-

X

X

-

X

X

X

-

-

X

MIRROR: outside (left-hand)

Outside, color-keyed, left and right-hand remote-control

X

-

X

-

X

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

-

X

-

ORNAMENTATION: "Ford" block letters front over center

"TORINO" block letters on front fenders

"GRAN TORINO" block letters on front fenders

"BROUGHAM" identification on "C" pillar (opera window 2-dr.)

"SPORT" script and emblem on "C" pillar

"TORINO" block letters lower right tailgate

"FORD" block letters rear deck lid

Fuel door cover ornament

Lower back panel red reflector insert with "TORINO" script

"SQUIRE" script on front quarter panels

"ELITE" script on front fenders

Stand-up hood ornament


X

X

-

-

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

-


X

-

X

-

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

-


X

-

X

X

-

-

X

-

X

-

-

X


X

-

X

-

-

-

X

-

X

-

X

X

 
X

-

X

-

X

-

X

X

-

-

-

-


X

X

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-


X

-

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-


X

-

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

X

-

X(a)

GRILLE: Plastic, argent painted, bright edges

Bright and argent high-series segmented design

Identification ornament on grille

Floating recessed design, vertical bars

X

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

X.

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

X

X

-

X

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

X

X

-

HUB CAPS: stainless steel

X

X

-

-

-

X

X

-

TURBINE WHEEL COVERS

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

 

WHEEL COVERS: full

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

X

WHEEL COVERS DELUXE

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

X(a)

VINYL ROOF

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

-

OPERA WINDOW (2-door)

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

-

PAINT STRIPES: dual fender peak

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

SIMULATED WOODGRAIN TRIM ON TAILGATE AND BODYSIDES

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X-

VENTLESS DOOR GLASS

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

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

Fold-down center armrest

Dual fold-down center armrests


X

-

-


X

-

-


X

-

X


X

-

-


X

X

-


X

-

-


X

-

-


X

-

X(a)

ASHTRAY: front (not lighted)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

CIGARETTE LIGHTER: In instrument panel

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

CLOCK, ELECTRIC

-

-

X

X

X

-

-

X(a)

COURTESY LIGHTS: Center of roof                

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

DOOR HANDLES: Inside, Safety design              

Outside, Recessed

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

DOOR LATCHES: Safety-yoke type             

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

FLIGHT BENCH FRONT SEAT:                    

Split bench front seat                                   

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

X(a)

FLOOR COVERING: Carpet, cut-pile color-keyed 

Carpet, color-keyed loop-pile

-

X

-

X

X

-

X

-

X

-

-

X

-

X

X(a)

X

GLOVE BOX WITH TWIST LOCK  

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

HEAD RESTRAINTS: Front adjustable                         

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

INSIDE HOOD RELEASE

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

INSTRUMENT PANEL: Energy-absorbing, printed instrument

Woodgrain Accents       


X

-


X

-


X

X


X

X


X

-


X

-


X

-


X

X

MIRROR, INSIDE DAY(NITE REARVIEW    

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

PEDAL PADS, BRIGHT RIMMED

-

-

X

-

X

-

-

X

PERFORMANCE CLUSTER: tachometer, trip odometer (Fuel,

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

SCUFF PLATES: aluminum

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

SEAT BACK LOCKS: (all folding seats)                  

X

X

X

X

X

X(b)

X(b)

X(b)

LAP BELTS: Front (center passenger) & rear         

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

RESTRAINT SYSTEM: Driver-front outboard passenger with

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

COLOR-KEYED SEAT AND SHOULDER BELTS   

-

-

X

X

X

-

-

X

STEERING WHEEL: 2-spoke energy-absorbing, oval design
Simulated woodgrain 2-spoke energy-asborbing  

X

-

X

-

-

X

-

X

-

X

X

-

X

-

X

X

STORAGE COMPARTMENT: Below floor with lock           

-

-

-

-

-

X

X

X

SUN VISORS, padded

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

SUSPENDED PEDALS

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

TURN SIGNALS: Lane-change feature                     

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

(a) Squire Brougham Option 
(b) Rear folding seats on station wagon

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

Torino

Gran
Torino

Gran
Torino
Brougham

Gran
Torino
Elite

Gran
Torino
Sport

Torino
Wagon

Gran
Torino
Wagon

G ran
Torino
Squire
Wagon

BRAKES: Self-adjusting

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Foot-applied emergency brake hand-released 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Manual front disc brakes          

X

X

X

-

X

-

-

-

Power front disc brakes

-

-

-

X

-

X

X

X

ENGINE: 302 CID 2V V-8                

X

X

X

-

X

X

X

X

351 CID 2V V-8

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

DIRECTAIRE VENTILATION                                

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

HEATER: blend-air type, 3-speed blower       

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

KEYS: reversible type and keyless door locking     

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

MUFFLER: aluminized & stainless components

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

STEERING, POWER

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

TAILGATE: Three-way Magic Doorgate                    

-

-

-

-

-

X

X

X

TAILGATE POWER WINDOW  

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

TRANSMISSION: SelectShift Cruise-O-Matic               

-

-

-

X

-

X

X

X

3-speed manual

X

X

X

-

X

-

-

-

WINDSHIELD WIPERS: two-speed electric with dual stream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

washers

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

DUAL NOTE HORN

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

X

IGNITION INTER-LOCK: Incorporated in 3-point restraint system

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

  

 

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