Introduced for the 1975 model year, Ford’s Granada was initially intended to replace a pair of aging mid-sizers: the Maverick and the Torino. In marketing its newest sedan and coupe, Ford set its sights on an ambitious across-the-pond rival – the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Read Kurt’s story here
The Legend Lives Tour II will start off in Chicago on Saturday May 26th and arrive in Chino Hills on Thursday May 31st. It will be followed by attendance at the Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show at Boys Republic on June 2nd
When would you ever have the opportunity to run Route 66 with so many participating in a Bullitt movie tribute? — Hoondog Performance Group
To sweeten the pot, Ford is supplying two preproduction 2019 Mustang Bullitts that will participate in the tour and be put on display at the various stops along the route, which runs from May 25 to June 3, 2018. Those stops include meet ’n greet cookouts in Oklahoma and New Mexico, as well as cruise-ins at car dealers in Missouri, Arizona, and Nevada. The tour wraps up at the Santa Monica Pier just ahead of the annual Steve McQueen show held on June 2.