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IKA Torino. 1966–75 (prod. 100,000 approx. all versions). 4-door sedan, 2-door coupé. F/R, 2962, 3770 cm³ (I6 OHC). Facelifted version of Rambler American (1964–8), with front and rear ends redesigned by Pininfarina, and a longer wheelbase. More rigid than American original. Replaced Rambler Classic, which the Argentinian public thought was too large for the market. Jeep Tornado engines, developed by Kaiser. Named for the city where Pininfarina was based, and the car got itself the Torino prancing horse emblem as its badge. Unveiled 1966 as a national car, and had a successful competition history till the mid-1970s. Triple Webers in the 7 bancadas engine from 1973.

Manufacturing location: Santa Isabel, Córdoba, Argentina

Marque: IKA | Predecessor: Rambler Classic (1963–4) | Successor: Renault Torino

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