Ford Pinto

Sextuplets! Six 1974 Ford Pinto Wagons

Update 3/27/2024: There seems to be some confusion with this post. Yes, the truck shows seven Pintos but the listing (click on the Facebook Marketplace hyperlink) states that six are for sale. They are initially referred to as 1974… more»

6,500 Mile Survivor? 1979 Ford Pinto

Well, in the ongoing Ford Pinto – Chevrolet Vega debate, I guess the Pinto gets props for outlasting the Vega (1980 vs. 1977). But then again maybe Chevrolet finally grasped what a zero the Vega was and did the… more»

Hatchback Survivor: 1978 Ford Pinto Runabout

So uncool it’s cool again. That’s what you get with this 1978 Pinto Runabout Hatchback, which we learned about thanks to a tip from Gunter Kramer. It’s located in San Andreas, CA (hopefully not on the fault, or you’d… more»

Second Time Around: 1971 Ford Pinto

Do you often wonder what happens to the cars that we feature here? I have occasionally received notice from some readers that they actually acquire whatever we have just reviewed, but often they go off into the great unknown…. more»

Chevrolet V8 Power? 1974 Ford Pinto Wagon

To the likely chagrin of Ford fans everywhere, finding a ’32 Ford, or other Fords of that era, bowtie powered, is pretty commonplace. It’s somewhat of a head-scratcher as Ford has its own Windsor-based small-block V8 and it’s no… more»

Update: 1978 Ford Pinto Cruising Wagon

UPDATE – This 1978 Ford Pinto Cruising Wagon has been cleaned up a bit and is listed for sale again on two sites: here on craigslist showing that it’s located in the Columbus, Ohio area, and also on an… more»

Rust-Free California Car: 1974 Ford Pinto

1974 was the first year for federally-mandated 5 mph bumpers on both the front and rear of most American cars, including the Pinto, and they really did a number on the visual aspects of what was otherwise an interesting… more»

Project Pony: 1976 Ford Pinto

This car has a missing letter “O” and that’s the least of its problems. It’s original, like a time capsule that was left inside of a sealed ziploc in Puerto Rico for three decades which is a shame. This… more»

All Original 1974 Ford Pinto

Equal opportunity time! A few days ago we covered this 1972 Chevrolet Vega so today Ford, Chevrolet’s cross-town rival will get their Vega competitor, known as the Pinto, reviewed. This example is from 1974, so it’s not a model-year… more»

4K Mile Time Capsule: 1974 Ford Pinto

This 1974 Ford Pinto has a couple of interesting stories connected to it or actually three if you consider a 48-year-old car with 4,780 original miles on it interesting. Ok, there are probably at least four interesting facts about… more»

11K-Mile Museum Car: 1978 Ford Pinto Pony

Looking like it’s had a no-expenses-spared nut-and-bolt restoration, this 1978 Ford Pinto Pony appears to be in almost factory-fresh original condition. I’m not sure why it was spared the ravages of any use over 11,200 miles but it was…. more»

Yee Haa! 1972 Ford Pinto Off Roader

From the ridiculous to the sublime, we got it all going on right here! Two weeks ago we featured this 1998 Mercedes off-roader and now we have uncovered a lowly 1972 Ford Pinto station wagon that’s gotten the same… more»

V6 Power! 1977 Ford Pinto Wagon

Over the last week, we have covered a ’76 Chevrolet Vega and an ’80 Chevrolet Monza, a Vega replacement, and many have opined around the subject of the ill-fated Vega’s engine and what could have been done to ameliorate… more»

V8 Swap? Cheap 1980 Ford Pinto Hatchback

This is an informal poll, but how many of you have owned a Ford Pinto? I’m betting that a solid 25% of Barn Finds readers have owned one at one point in their lives and probably close to half… more»

Faded Pony: 1974 Ford Pinto Squire Wagon

Government-mandated diving-platform bumpers notwithstanding, this 1974 Ford Pinto Squire wagon looks like a great project. Nice original and restored Squire wagons with these features can and do sell for $15,000 to $25,000 or more at auctions. The seller has… more»

1978 Ford Pinto Wagon With Only 28K Miles!

It’s hard to argue with a red 1978 Ford Pinto wagon for an eye-catching ride in today’s sea of silver, black, white, and gray SUVs. Even the later cars such as this one in the post-bumper-regulation era are so… more»

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