Do you enjoy barn finds? Well, while this 1970 Ford Torino isn’t exactly barn found, it is definitely beautiful. Like, 1970 Miss Auto America contender beautiful. The model was built in Turin, also known as Italian Detroit, between 1968 and 1976. Apart from the standard issues, a few cars were fitted with highly powerful units, called Cobra-Jet engines.
This Torino was fully restored using high performance components, keeping its true GT nature. Beneath the hood rests a 460 ci V8 rebuilt engine, paired to a C6 automatic transmission. The engine is featuring a holley carburetor, flowmaster exhaust muffles, aluminum valve covers, rear traction bars and many more.
On the outside, the body is coated in a shiny Viper Red colorway. The restorer kept the original bumpers as they were in good condition. However, the seals and windows were replaced. Furthermore, beneath the chassis rest a set of Mickey Thompson drag radials, showing this beauty is not just about the looks.
Most of the interior design was kept, including bucket seats and refreshed upholstery. There is also a GT steering wheel and B&M floor shifter. However, the gauges and shift-light tach have been added aftermarket.
The muscle car was auctioned a few days ago on eBay and sold for the highest bid of $39,900. Check out the image gallery below: