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Ford Torino Talladega
... The Ford Torino Talladega was a car produced by the Ford Motor Company during the first few weeks of 1969, only ... specifically to make Ford even more competitive in NASCAR stock car racing, and it was sold to the public only because homologation rules required a certain minimum number of cars (500 in ... This number includes all prototypes, pilot cars, and production cars built, plus a special post-production car that was built for the president of Ford Motor Company, Semon Emil "Bunkie ...

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