Born to move, wheel, swing, streak, impress, dazzle, whirl, soar, and ride, ride, ride, the original brochure proudly stated for the 1969 Ford Torino GT. It’s certainly true for the impressive convertible you see here.
The Torino GT was also available as a 2-door Sports Roof and 2-door hardtop.
The Torino was introduced in 1968, was actually part of the Fairlane Series and enjoyed all of the Fairlane 500 trim and was positioned just above it.
The GT package added GT handling suspension, air scoop, styled steel wheels, belted wide-oval white sidewall tires, plus stripes and special identification.
Inside this Torino we have a stunning, white all-vinyl interior. It’s a car that has stayed in the original owner’s family for many year up until very recently. The 75,000 miles on the odometer are believed to be original.
The standard engine on the Torino GT was was a 302 cubic inch V8 producing 200 horsepower. However, when this car was ordered new the original owner opted for a 351 cubic inch V8 (H code) that outputs 250 horsepower.
The ’69 Ford Torino has a wheelbase of 116″ with overall length of 201.1″ and is 74.8″ wide.
Ford produced just 2,552 Torino GT 2-door convertibles for the 1969 model year at a base price of $3,090. In addition to the engine option mentioned above, this particular car also has optional power steering and power brakes (with front discs).
This ’69 Torino Convertible is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for even more photos)