Would love to get and build back as good as my last one. He repaired one example and sold it, ditching the damaged nose, and it wound up in a junkyard before a pair of Ford fans restored it. Once the puzzle pieces were in place, efforts focused on the body. This Cobra is packing the middle level engine with a cool 370 horsepower. The more hours a day of being pushed, the meaner the patina. Out of 102 Grand National races held during the '69 and '70 seasons. Every car that you see for sale is in our physical possession and located at our main facility.
One car was parked at his shop and the other had a damaged nose. Despite an impressive Mopar showing, David Pearson managed to lock up a second consecutive Grand National Championship, keeping Ford on top for the time being. With the Boss 429 shock towers in place. Ohio makes good rusted cancer patients all the time so cautious folks! This is one of those cars that few people understand what it is or even know exists. Click past the jump to read more about the 1970 Ford Torino King Cobra. Is this enough to justify the price tag? In the engine bay area there would be a charcoal canister that would store the vapors when the engine was off, and was also connected to the side of the air cleaner so the vapors would be pulled into the engine and burned when the car was running.
This Cobra is Blue Chip investment grade vehicle both because of how extremely rare it is and it having come factory equipped with all of the most desirable options and color combination. To be able to view a factory prototype in this kind of condition is a treat for any car fan. However, since I have kept buying cars and never selling any, my garage is so full I no longer have room to work, so I must sell a few cars to regain space in which to play with my toys again. As it turns out, though, there may have been a loophole. Thanks to for some details. The color is Calypso Coral paint Ford 1730-A which was called Competition Orange on Mercury cars not Grabber Orange and Vermilion.
I asked my father to help me buy it. Most of the things I list here would be left out of most other seller's descriptions but I include them for accuracy and because I would want the same done for me. Then, Dodge won five of the six remaining races. This is a very special car so please read the following information carefully because this is not a plain old Torino, Cobra, or Fairlane. Lots of money for this car but it appears very solid, you could pay less for a rusty car and end up with similar amount invested in the end. Thanks for visiting our site, we really appreciate it, you can help by giving us a like and a share on our social media platforms. Please be assured that you will find my information accurate and precise.
Lift the deck lid to find a straightforward trunk space occupied by little more than a mat. Tests showed that, at high speeds, the stock concave piece caused unpredictable handling so the glass was shaped to help overall stability. Braking power was delivered by power-assisted front disc and rear drum brakes, while a set of 500 wheels wrapped in Goodyear Eagle tires were in charge with pushing the 700-horsepower Torino around oval tracks. A slender chrome bumper fills the space between the nose and a lower grille section while two square turn signals and right-justified Ford lettering round out the hand-crafted front end. Despite that Datsun headlight comparison, there is no question that this bruiser is all Torino from the A-pillars back. Too many Mustangs already in the spotlight.
Moore didn't do much with them—this particular example spent years abandoned in a South Carolina field. Despite all the impressive hardware up top, the car is all Torino underneath. If you're looking for the crown jewel for your Ford collection. The restoration was just completed and both the engine and transmission have been rebuilt for performance and durability. And the Mercurys were all but myths until Honnell in Indiana. I had the same car but sadly hurricane Hugo dropped a 200 year old oak tree. Fully revamped in 1970, the Cobra took on a new look that was sleeker, wider, longer, and far more performance savvy on both the street and track.
I am not a dealer the last time I sold any car before these was more than 38 years ago and have regretted selling that one ever since. The car has been completely repainted in Candy Apple Red paint inside and out. It was yellow with flat black hood, hood pins, and black interior. Big changes occurred around back as well. We say fittingly, because it arrived as a solid roller, sans drivetrain. Moore kept one and sold the other.
Located in Celina, Ohio, this formerly fearsome Ford awaits a reserve-satisfying bid. Black carpet conceals the floors and the lower portion of the wood grain-accented door panel while polished Ford door sill plates rest in between. He can be reached at: Greg. Black carpet conceals the floors and the lower portion of the wood grain-accented door panel while polished Ford door sill plates rest in between. This car needs 20 grand of work to bring back! This car has a non-original Boss 429 V8 under the hood, and it routes through a four-speed manual.