1972 Ford Torino User Reviews

1972 Ford Torino Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 9 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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KWags writes:
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3

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The Car has one of the most distinctive body styles of any car coming out of the muscle muscle car era and if set up right can cruise like a Cadillac and at the same time haul ass when you sink your foot to the floor.

Cons

Plan on putting about $25 in the tank every time you drive it, no matter the distance.
Although it is style aggressively, unless you have the cobra Jet motor, the think is a boat and that's about it when it comes to performance.

KWags
25

The Car Is Perfect For Anyone Looking For A Car With Good Looks And A Cheap Price Tag. — The only real negative is a lack of parts for the car. They just don't re-pop parts for 1972 Gran Torinos. the mechanics are no problem but finding trim or body pieces is a Herculean task in and of itself

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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The_rok72 writes:
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4

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It is a no-nonsense car and it can back it up with the speed and power it has.

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It has pretty bad gas mileage considering, but it's a classic muscle car so I didn't expect less.

The_rok72
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This Is My First Car And It Was A Good Choice. — I like how it was a tank of a car, yet it was still agile and quite fast. Plus the seats are very roomy and comfortable so I can fit fifteen of my closest friends in there if I had to.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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norts writes:
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5

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Rare car, one-off year. Very few out on the road.

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Hard to find parts because of one-off year.

norts
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Powerful — It was fun to build and drive. Made my own Cobra version with updated parts. Car accelerates quickly and handles like a dream. Updated suspension and drivetrain makes the car compatable to new sports cars. Car is very comfortable and smooth whether on freeway or country roads.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Kevin writes:
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hard to find

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nothing

25

Its A Ford — classic ford muscle car 2nd owner only 119k miles 351c built motor sneaky fast looks great even standing still gets plenty of looks when driving always something new to do to it its a work in progress when time permits

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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ramalam writes:
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Very few like it left

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none

ramalam
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Like In The Movie Gran Torino, It Is A Looker — An original factory special order black paint, 400 v8 motor, bucket seats. Engine, carb, 4 brl intake, brakes, cooling, shocks, and other mechanics are new. A one adult owner since 1973, stored 20 years inside. Fun to Drive anywhere now. No pics at this timea

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Seán writes:
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Well cmon its a Gran Torino

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well if you need to drive in snow you do not want this

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Very Awesome Turns Heads — as a 17 year old and owning a muscle car was my dream bought this car before the movie and it was so awesome to see it with Clint Eastwood driving it i do not have the yellow stripe but thats alrite. the car handles fairly well it is built like a muscle car(like a wall) gets looks everywhere Gas Milage 12-15 bought it for $3000 put some work into it rebuilt trans and carb the fun factor on this car is that i can easily maintain the car and when you get on it it really sounds great!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Steve writes:
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classic look, you know it's a classic if the taillights are on the bumper

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the money that has to be put in to it to get it to the custom ride i want it to be.

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1972 Ford Gran Torino Sport — well, I got to say it's the best hand me down I could possibly get. it's got a 351 cleveland 2v, 9 inch rear, c6 tranny, it's the formal roof not the sport roof but i don't care. its got high bucket seats tan interior and harvest gold exterior. paint color isn't the best and it definately needs work, but as my first restore car, it couldn't be better. Right now it rides like a boat.

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Raul writes:
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The lines were impressive.

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gas drinker

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My First Car — There's no much to say about it. It was a good transport media for me and the gang!!!!

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Vince40 writes:
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5

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351CJ engine, exterior styling, colour, everything!!!

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Can only enjoy him when it's warm and sunny, which is very seldom.

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The Forgotten Muscle Car — I've been wanting this car for as long as I can remember. And found it, thanks to Gary Chipman and Kijij!

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1976 Ford Torino Reviews

You Always Love Your First Car By Payton

The best thing about this car was the 351 Windsor Engine and the set of glass-packs I put on it. It drove like a boat, but a gorgeous sounding boat. It was a great party barge as I could fit a bu... Read More

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Not Bad Just Not For Us. By Tracy

Didn't have it for very long. Gas prices were skyrocketing and we were a young family. 400 engine and a smooth ride. Just more car then we needed. Oddly, it was only a 6 passenger car with storage... Read More

A Solid Classic Muscle Car. Great For Starsky And Hutch Replicas. By Kenneth

The Torino is a classic 70s muscle car. It is big and heavy with a V8 and looks awesome. It has decent acceleration, terrible cornering, and manual brakes that lock up easily. It is terrible in the ... Read More

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Friends Call It "the Car" By Wiredspaz

I loved the blue paint and the red, orange and yellow striped seats. Everyone that came up to the car would say, those seats are so cool! I would really like to get another one and restore it, paint i... Read More

I Seen It And Wouldnt Leave Till It Was Mine Need I Say More By jayjay101

it brought back memories of when i was young liked the ford sports cars and this was a great example of a duel purpose ride drives great just floats on the road steering is tight and really responsive... Read More

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Great Ford By Todd

It was my first Performance Car. It was loved by all. A Great Car & got me to work. She was Red with a Black Vinyl Top. Black cloth interior. Automatic transmission. But it had it's Moment. It did not... Read More

Awesome By Dallas

Good performance for a house boat with a 302. I built the engine myself so it is now a 306. Its a 1971 model, not a new car, so ofcourse its got a few problems about it, but nothing serious that wil... Read More

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Rusted To Hell, But Great First Muscle Car. By Justin

Really liked the look and sound and size. Didn't like the rust and gears out back. Got really sketchy on the highway if you went too quick. It would start to sway and get really twitchy (later my dad ... Read More

Has Beautiful Lines, Solid Drive Train But Long Way To Go On Body/interior By new2muscle

The overall impact of the shape of the car and the sheer power of the 351 bring lots of satisfaction. Finishing the bodywork and redoing the interior will do even more. Thinking about painting her a "... Read More

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