12 comments for “Best Torino Ever

  1. November 19, 2011 at 11:03 pm

    Man I would love to get one of these and insert a Cyclone grille in the front. Make a one of a kind Mercury cyclone wagon!

  2. Avatar of Gonzo di Dottore
    November 20, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    There aren’t many. This is a one owner car from Payson, AZ. The only other Montego MX I ever saw was on Diamonds Are Forever (at the gas station behind the van).

  3. Bryan
    April 25, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    Do you actually know the one owner?

  4. May 25, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    Damn,…it would be a kick to get a hold of this guy to proposition him about building a cyclone wagon. It would be a one of a kind since they never made one. Only difference is the grille from the cyclone has a gunsight in the middle.

    • Avatar of Gonzo di Dottore
      June 6, 2012 at 10:32 am

      It’s a great idea, but I think the guy is wanting it stock. I’ve seen it parked at a house close to where I first saw it a couple of times, but I think that’s just @ relatives or friends.

  5. July 1, 2012 at 11:10 pm

    yeah i’m sure he wants it to remain stock, but the only change is literally the grille…it even fits right over the headlights (with the hideaway doors). check it out: http://www.flickr.com/photos/16645250@N00/6852655496/in/photostream/
    ahhhhh damn how cool!

  6. August 6, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    I’ve seen that cyclone wagon before on the ‘net. Haven’t you replaced the grille with a gunsight one since that article was written?

  7. Me
    August 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    No, I have not replaced the grille or hood. The problem with replacing these pieces is two-fold: one, most parts that are available are nowhere near as nice as the original parts on my car, and two, the prices for those mediocre parts are ridiculous. I am content with what I have done with the car thus far; the addition of a manual transmission/console and bigger gear had made the car a lot more enjoyable–except when at the gas station.

  8. August 7, 2012 at 11:58 pm

    Yeah I hear ya on that one, it is insanely hard to find a nice cyclone grille. There is one full hideaway headlight grille (minus the middle gunsight, which sucks) for 1900 on ebay. Frickin’ insane! I saw a NOS 70 gunsight section go for a little over a thousand all by itself a while ago too. Most are rough but ya know, you’d be surprised how well a dingy looking grille can clean up. Yeah it’s tedious, but you can do it hehe. I have a center grill in basically showroom shape, but I’m saving it for my ’70 cyclone that i’m restoring. It was my first car.
    You have an amazing wagon, I’m envious! lol.

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