Welcome to the latest edition of Muscle Car Showcase. If muscle cars are your passion, you’ll feel at home here. We look at rare, limited edition, and even a few anomalies that have significance in the muscle car world. The usual and mundane are shown the door and the fun police are sent packing. We’re here to have a good time and enjoy the ride. Let’s take a ride down Memory Lane and see what muscle car we’re going to discover today. If you’ve got some classic 8-tracks at home, bring those along for the ride.
This edition of the Muscle Car Showcase highlights the 1970 Ford Torino Cobra. For 1970, the Torino was all-new with aircraft inspired styling courtesy of Ford designer Bill Shenk. The new Torino was five inches longer and gained an inch in wheelbase when compared to the 1969 model. These changes helped open up several styling and performance possibilities. When Lee Iacocca saw the design for the 1970 model, he felt it was a big hit. Not a bad compliment coming from the man who helped bring the Mustang to life. You’ll also hear no complaints from us. This car looks great and with big block power, could stand up to the rest of the muscle machines rolling out of Detroit. Read the rest of this entry