But I can verify this car has not been on the road much let alone in any accidents or floods. Due to budget limitations, Ford designers could not produce a division-specific exterior for the Versailles. We are not responsible for inaccurate or incomplete descriptions of the vehicle. Alongside the 1982 to 1988 , the Lincoln Versailles is often viewed among the most controversial examples of in the automotive industry. While the Granada was largely a clean-sheet design, the forward part of the floorpan of the Maverick was adopted into the unibody structure, along with elements of the steering gear and suspension. Ford Granada coupe first generation Overview Manufacturer 1975—1982 Body and chassis 1975—1980 , 1981—1982 Chronology Predecessor Successor The Ford Granada is a range of that was manufactured and marketed by in North America.
Run very well with little to no rust. In total, over two million examples of the Ford Granada were produced for the U. We make every effort to photograph details, however, if something is missed or damage is not shown that is not our responsibility. Â· Please refer to the photos included in this auction for more description details. Throughout its years of production in North America, which ran from 1975 through 1982, more than 2 million Granadas had been produced. The Granadas would become popular for taxi services, limousines, and even the police.
Buyers may schedule an appointment to view any vehicle by calling 949 655-5180. A 3-speed manual column-shifted or floor shifted was standard, with a 3-speed automatic offered as an option standard on the 351 V8 ; a 4-speed manual was introduced in 1976. Since many of our buyers are from out of state, we will need email notification from you at least one business day prior to pickup to facilitate the test. Item Description Â· The vehicle is equipped with an 8-cylinder engine and automatic transmission Â· The odometer displays 29,832 miles Â· The seats are green and appear to be in decent condition, although a good detail will make a huge difference Â· The exterior is white and is showing signs of wear and is faded. In 1970, Ford began design work on a prototype vehicle, later becoming the production Granada.
The Sports Coupe was produced between 1976 and '79. Compare other similar classic Granada's online and all have 40-70k miles for this price and higher. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. As a response to the Seville, Lincoln-Mercury sought to use the Granada chassis as a basis for a compact luxury car, using the Mercury Grand Monarch Ghia as a starting point. It would become popular in Europe for a myriad of purposes. The roofline of the four-door sedan was heavily influenced by Mercedes-Benz, along with the proportion of the taillamps and grille.
The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. Ford did not offer its own equivalent of the 1975 to 1976 Mercury Grand Monarch Ghia; the trim line was repackaged as the for 1977. Winning bidder must provide confirmation email from Ebay to be able to pickup vehicle. The second generation of the Granada ran in production between 1981 and '82. The car came only with three powertrain options from the factory.
Both of these European locations offered a large executive car called the 'Zephyr' in Britain and the 'Taunus' in Germany. For all intents and purposes, the Granada was merely a continuation of some of Ford's previous model designs. The top trim level of the Granada was the Granada Ghia shared with both its European counterpart and the Mercury Monarch. For 1983, the Cougar model line was again pared down to a personal-luxury coupe based on the Ford Thunderbird. For 1982, a five-door station wagon was introduced transferring the body style from the Fairmont line.
The standard brakes for the Ford Granada were front disc 11-inch rotors and rear drums 10-inch. The first generation was produced by and with the second generation produced by and. Beginning in 1976, the Blue Oval emblem saw a return on cars and trucks produced by and. In addition to cosmetic upgrades styled steel wheels, exterior striping, bucket seats, and interior trim the Sports Coupe was given heavy-duty suspension and larger front brakes. In the interest of aerodynamics, the sideview mirrors were changed from rectangular to oval. Originally slated as the replacement for the Maverick, the development and marketing of the Granada was heavily influenced by the 1973 oil crisis.
The Ford Granada was equipped with a 200 cubic-inch inline-six engine as standard, with a 250 cubic-inch inline-six as an optional engine. As a division-exclusive model, the Grand Monarch Ghia included virtually every available feature as standard, becoming the junior version of the far larger Mercury Grand Marquis. Â·By placing a bid you acknowledge that you have read and understand and agree to the terms of this listing. Descriptions and photos contained herein may not be accurate and buyer is 100% responsible for inspecting the vehicle prior to bidding. Externally distinguished by a vinyl roof, the Ghia features an upgraded interior; with either cloth or leather seats offered as options, along with a wood-trimmed dashboard.
In Europe, the Granada name would continue to live on. It is clean and crisp in every way. Storage will be charged as described! In the shift from the Ford Falcon chassis dating from 1960 to the Fox chassis, the suspension and steering systems were modernized. First generation 1975—1977 Ford Granada 4-door Overview 1975—1980 Assembly , U. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. While featuring a Cadillac-developed exterior, most of its chassis underpinnings were derived directly from the chassis underpinning the.