Party Like It's 1969: The 1971 Ford Torino GT

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"Apparently, no one told Ford about smog emissions, high insurance premiums, and the new legislation-sponsored safety laws."


The 429-equipped Torino GT sounds great, does 0-60 in seven seconds flat, and handles quite a bit better than the Car & Track big-block '69 Impala road test we saw a couple weeks back. The only problem? Lack of a 4-speed!

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Patrick George

Wow. That slalom test was awe-inspiring. A modern-day pickup truck towing a boat could get better lines than that.