1968 Ford Torino GT 390 now for sale. 1968 was the first year for the famous new Ford, soon set to make its mark on the super speedways of NASCAR. A spin off of the popular Fairlane range Torinos shared badges with the Fairlane until 1970 when they became known as Torinos only.
To highlight the successful new model the Torino GT Convertible was chosen as the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 in 1968. This particular example being one of the most exclusive as a convertible with automatic transmission, leather seats and air conditioning (included but not fitted). From a production run of over 100,000 cars only 5,300 Torino GT convertibles were made in 1968.
This car is in excellent condition. The FE series 390ci V8 has been fully rebuilt by the owner updated with an aluminium intake and refurbished 4bbl carby. The engine runs smooth and cool, with no oil leaks. All electricals and lights are in perfect working order. The C6 transmission has also been rebuilt along with the power steering.
This car turns heads wherever it goes. The body is excellent with no rust and looks magnificent in Ford's Dark Blue Metallic with a new black soft top, along with the original leather cover for when the roof is down.
The car has been stored in a garage, and includes its original buildsheet. Ready to cruise this summer. The car is located in Revesby, NSW (Ref. 5335)
Y- 390 V8 2bbl
X - Dark Blue Metallic