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1973 Pinto Press Release

1973 Pinto

Release Thursday, September 13, 1972


America's most popular subcompact, Ford Division's Pinto, for 1973 features an impact-absorbing bumper system and standard front bumper guards. Pinto is offered as a two-door sedan, a three-door Runabout and a station wagon.


The popular Sports Accent Options introduced by Ford Division in mid-1972 is available again with the 1973 Ford Pinto. In addition, optioned in 1973 are forged aluminum wheels (shown) that add to the Pinto's look of performance. This Runabout model includes a third door with gas-operated springs raise the door smoothly.


The Ford Pinto station wagon begins it's first full model year is 1973 as the largest selling wagon in its segment. The Pinto wagon shown here has the popular woodgrain Squire option. All Pinto station wagons are equipped with a 2000-cc overhead cam engine and front disk brakes. cargo capacity for the Pinto wagon is 60 cubic feet.

From: Ford Division Public Relations, Dearborn, Mich.