What year was the Gran Torino in Starsky and Hutch?

Today we feature the 1975 Ford Gran Torino from the TV Show “Starsky and Hutch”. “Starsky and Hutch,” a show about plain-clothes investigators working in California, was a massive hit, running in prime time from 1975 to 1979 and spawning a movie 25 years after the show’s cancellation.

What happened to the Gran Torino from Starsky and Hutch?

After Starsky and Hutch was canceled, the cars were returned to Ford’s Studio-TV Car Lease Program and sold at a Ford Motor Company auction to A.E. Barber Ford of Ventura, California.

Did Starsky and Hutch drive a Gran Torino?

The car. The vehicle of choice was Starsky’s two-door Ford Gran Torino, which was bright red, with a large white vector stripe on both sides. Approximately four different cars were used for filming.

How many Ford Torinos were used in Starsky and Hutch?

Nine Ford Gran Torinos
Nine Ford Gran Torinos were resurrected for the 2004 Starsky and Hutch movie. Although the car underwent some transformation during the long running of the TV show in the 1970s, the movie cars incorporate features from each version.

How many cars did Starsky and Hutch destroy?

Unlike the references to 3D printing and using inferior cars in Skyfall, the makers of the 2004 Starsky and Hutch film really did destroy around ten Ford Gran Torinos. Clint Eastwood would weep. As our friends from across the pond write on IMDB, they were completely “totalled” and in fact only two survived the filming.

What kind of car did Starsky and Hutch use?

Ford Gran Torino
Starsky and Hutch, a pair of south Californian detectives, had one of the coolest cop cars of all: a Ford Gran Torino.

Was Gran Torino a Ford?

The Gran Torino continued rolling out of Ford’s factory gates until 1976, though its chassis was used on other Fords (including the Thunderbird) until the end of the decade. In its final year, Ford produced 1,000 Starsky & Hutch replica cars. The Torino, in its many guises, did pretty well for Ford over its life.

What happened in the last episode of Starsky and Hutch?

May 15, 1979
Starsky & Hutch/Final episode date

How many cars were destroyed in the making of Starsky and Hutch?

Who owns the original Starsky and Hutch car?

Mark and Debby Fiscaletti, who own one of 1,180 “Starsky and Hutch” Edition 1976 Ford Torino, the same body as the car used in the 1970s cop drama, pose by the car Thursday afternoon, August 27, 2015 at their home in Ocala, FL.

Is a Gran Torino a muscle car?

The Torino was initially an upscale variation of the intermediate sized Ford Fairlane. However, Ford produced some high-performance versions of the Torino by fitting them with large powerful engines, such as the 428 cu in (7.0 L) and 429 cu in (7.0 L) “Cobra-Jet” engines. These cars are classified as muscle cars.

Is there a 1976 Ford Gran Torino Starsky Hutch for sale?

MOVING SALE ! 1976 Ford Gran Torino Starsky & Hutch Replica W/ 27,500 Mi. !!!!!!! This car under went an extensive redo 2-3 years ago ( Look at the pics ! ) I also can email you a photobucket link. of alot more very detailed pics of work done Drive train: 351/400M Torque monster !

What kind of car was used in Starsky and Hutch?

Due to the success of S&H, in 1976 (the Torino’s final year) Ford released a limited-edition (only 1,305 total units, plus three pilot production cars) Starsky and Hutch replica Gran Torino.

Where to pick up a Ford Gran Torino?

PICK UP & DELIVERY This Gran Torino is located in my showroom in Southlake, Texas. We are 5 minutes on the NW side of DFW Airport. I will assist the winning bidder with pickup and/or shipping arrangements. If you have any questions or concerns about your pick-up or delivery…just give me a call.

Who are the actors in Starsky and Hutch?

On March 5, 2004 Starsky & Hutch made its film debut in theaters. The film starred Ben Stiller as Starsky, Owen Wilson as Hutch and Snoop Dogg as Huggy Bear, as they attempt to stop a drug kingpin played by Vince Vaughn. The film grossed $170,268,750 worldwide against a $60 million production budget.