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American classic cars

The Ford Torino — Ford’s Intermediate with Performance & Panache

By D. Brian Smith When Ford Motor Company introduced the Ford Torino in 1968 for the North American market, it was intended as an upscale variant of the intermediate-sized Ford Fairlane that Ford produced from 1962-70. The car was so well received by automotive journalists and consumers, it wound up replacing the Fairlane nameplate altogether…
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1968 Shelby GT500 KR Fastback – Brought Back to Life

The ultimate “King of the Road” modelAcapulco Blue over black vinyl428 cu. in. “Cobra Jet” V-8 engine; four-speed manual transmissionOne of just 125 Shelby Fastbacks ordered with the 428 “Cobra Jet”, four-speed, and factory air conditioning for 1968Accompanied by build sheet, Shelby Automotive order form, invoice, window sticker, temporary ownercard, owner’s manual, and Deluxe Marti…
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1966 Ford GT40 Mk II

Editor's Note: RM Sotheby's auctioned off this otherworldly 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II at it's 2018 Monterey Auction. Did we mention that this machine finished 3rd at the 1966 Le Mans 24-hour Endurance race? This way the very same event that Ford GT40's finished 1, 2 and 3. Very cool stuff indeed! Thank you RM…
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