One more reason to go to Gig Harbor, Washington

As though you needed one!

We’re more familiar with the LTD Country Squire, but this Torino is pretty interesting.  Presumably, it’s smaller?

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At press: $1,275 with 3 bids and reserve not met
Update 4/2/2013: Sold for $5,435 with 22 bids

Seems to be in remarkably good shape, which backs up a low mileage claim.

That’s one seriously large piece of faux wood door trim!

This would do pretty well in Car and Driver’s beer case test.

Choked-down, low compression 351 two-barrel probably has decent torque, but how well does it move this beast?  The larger wagons all seemed to have 400s and 460s, and they needed them!  Still, it probably sounds cool.

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Incredible Gran Torino Squire Wagon with 64000 original miles on the original 351 engine.  Factory A/C
with passenger climate control (pretty advanced technology) works great so does the heater. This car is clean
inside and out. It has been garaged its whole life. all glass is original and crack free, all regulators work.You
won’t find another one like it. A real head turner. Has good looking american racing wheels really fit the car.
SURVIVOR! original paint which has an amazing finish looks like it just rolled off the lot wood grain is in good
condition too. Interior is 100% original and in amazing condition, the drivers seat has a separation along the
seam and it is a very easy fix. this car is very rust free there is just one small area (pictured). tailgate is a 2-
way swings out and drops like a truck tailgate the power rear window works great. has the bolt up area for
rear seat but does not have it. Just had the C-4 transmission professionally rebuilt less than 100 miles ago.

Original owner was a grandma who owned it till 2012 who only only put 63000 miles on it (documentation
to prove). i have all original manuals dealer brochure original warranty paper from 1973, original title, and
original plates. TRUE CLASSIC