1969 Torino Talladega 428 CJ

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1969 Ford Torino "Field Find" - 428 Cobra Jet

Not exactly a "barn find", but this very rare Torino Talladega has been sitting in a pasture since 1989. The current owner dragged it out of the field, severe rust and all, with the intention of parting it out. But when he realized how rare the car was he decided to sell it complete with the hopes that someone would take on the challenge to restore it.

There were only 750 Talladega cars produced and they were only made in 1969. NASCAR stock car rules at the time required that at least 500 production models be manufactured in order for a vehicle to qualify to race. So Ford sold these limited number of special edition Torinos to the public, supposedly taking a severe loss on every one. They were based on the Fairlane Cobra Sportsroof, but with some altered sheet metal. The front nose was lengthened and received a special flush grille for improved aerodynamics.

Even though the actual race models were powered by the 427 FE side oiler, the production models got the more street friendly 428 Cobra Jet motor mated to a heavy duty C6 automatic transmission. Unfortunately the original drivetrain are long gone from this Talladega. But the rare 31 spline 9" nodular rear end is still there along with the factory front disc brakes.

This is a solid restoration candidate of a very low production, race inspired musclecar just begging to be brought back to life.


1968 - 1971 Torinos for sale now on eBay:




Ford  Torino GT 429 SCJ 1970 TORINO GT J CODE 429 SCJ DRAG PACK 23K MILES SURVIVOR
Ford Torino GT 429 SCJ 1970 TORINO GT J CODE 429 SCJ DRAG PACK 23K MILES SURVIVOR

$46,600.00 (25 Bids)
Ends in 1d 17h 43m
Ford  Torino GT Fastback 1968 Torino GT Fastback Very solid straight and rust free
Ford Torino GT Fastback 1968 Torino GT Fastback Very solid straight and rust free

$3,750.00
Ends in 2d 17h 5m
Ford  Torino GT Fastback 1968 FORD TORINO GT 50L 68 FASTBACK VERY SOLID BODY
Ford Torino GT Fastback 1968 FORD TORINO GT 50L 68 FASTBACK VERY SOLID BODY

$3,200.00
Ends in 3d 17h 6m
Ford  Torino GT S Code 1968 Ford Torino GT S Code 390 Black Restored SHOW
Ford Torino GT S Code 1968 Ford Torino GT S Code 390 Black Restored SHOW

$16,623.00 (23 Bids)
Ends in 4d 22h 1m
Ford  Torino TALLADEGA RARE Ford 1969 TALLADEGA for Restoration ORIGINAL 428 FE
Ford Torino TALLADEGA RARE Ford 1969 TALLADEGA for Restoration ORIGINAL 428 FE

$8,000.00
Ends in 5d 4h 8m
Ford  Torino Cobra 1971 Ford Torino Cobra 2 Door Fastback Hardtop Original Owner
Ford Torino Cobra 1971 Ford Torino Cobra 2 Door Fastback Hardtop Original Owner

$40,000.00
Ends in 5d 19h 29m
Ford  Torino SCJ 1970 Ford Torino Super Cobra Jet 429 fastback restored like new
Ford Torino SCJ 1970 Ford Torino Super Cobra Jet 429 fastback restored like new

$34,800.00
Ends in 6d 3h 57m
Ford  Torino Cobra Jet 1970 Ford 429 Torino Cobra Jet
Ford Torino Cobra Jet 1970 Ford 429 Torino Cobra Jet

$55,000.00
Ends in 8d 1h 35m
Ford  Torino GT Convertible 1970 Ford Torino GT Convertible Marti Report Factory A C Shaker Hood LQQK
Ford Torino GT Convertible 1970 Ford Torino GT Convertible Marti Report Factory A C Shaker Hood LQQK

$32,900.00
Ends in 15d 4h 23m
Ford  Torino GT 1969 FORD TORINO GT CONVERTIBLE
Ford Torino GT 1969 FORD TORINO GT CONVERTIBLE

$16,500.00
Ends in 15d 5h 54m

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