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    1968 TORINO
    These are first films of the 1968 Torino - a new name for a brand new car, designed by Ford to bring a new level of luxury and comfort to the fast growing field of intermediate-size cars.

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    1968 TORINO
    These are first films of the 1968 Torino - a new name for a brand new car, designed by Ford to bring a new level of luxury and comfort to the fast growing field of intermediate-size cars.

    This is the sleek Torino GT, -- and here, the more formal hardtop, 2 of 6 new Torino models that comprise the top-of-the-line Fairlane series for 1968.

    The fastback design is enhanced by ventless side windows and wide-oval tires which improve both appearance and traction. The standard engine is the new 302-cubic-inch Ford V-8 and there are optional engines up to 427-cubic-inches for improved performance.

    In all, there are fourteen new models of the 1968 Fairlane -- all with important engineering improvements and an expanded list of safety equipment.

    Ford dealership will have them on display September 22.

    1968 mercury
    One of the hallmarks of the Lincoln Continental -- the distinctive hood and grille, is an important new styling feature of the Mercury cars for 1968.

    And, there's a sporty new roofline, as shown on this 1968 Montclair two-door hardtop. In profile, the roof presents a graceful line which sweeps from the windshield header to the rear deck.

    Safety features include a new energy-absorbing steering wheel and column and a safety oriented instrument panel.

    This is the top-of-the-line Mercury Brougham and standard equipment includes individually adjustable front seats.

    The Mercury Marquis two-door hardtop show here, presents a distinctive formal roofline, emphasizing its fine car touch.

    There are 16 models of the Mercury for 1968, and they go on display at Lincoln-Mercury dealerships on September 22.

    1968 MERCURY MONTEGO
    There's a new low-priced luxury car for 1968 -- the Mercury Montego -- a new name for a new car, designed to bring a new level of luxury to the intermediate-sized field.

    This is the Montego MX -- one of 8 new two-door hardtop models, and here is the Montego Brougham, a four-door model with all the luxurious appointments of the full-sized Mercury.

    The stablemate of the new Montego is the Mercury Cyclone, a pleasing new sporty performance car for the Mercury intermediate line.

    In all, there are thirteen new Montegos -- including a sports coupe, a convertible and station wagon -- a full line, which emphasizes the growing importance of the luxurious intermediate market today.

    The new Montegos and the sporty Cyclone will make their formal debut at Lincoln-Mercury dealerships on September 22.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA43XVJ8TEK7FIXW7EK1SKN5ENE
    Media URN:
    VLVA43XVJ8TEK7FIXW7EK1SKN5ENE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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