Ford Ranchero Sixth Generation
|1972 to 1976|
|Assembly||Lorain, Ohio, United States|
|Body and chassis|
|Related||Ford Elite Ford Torino Mercury Montego Mercury Cougar|
|Engine||250 cu in (4.1 L) I6 302 cu in (4.9 L) V8 351 cu in (5.8 L) V8 400 cu in (6.6 L) V8 429 cu in (7.0 L) V8 460 cu in (7.5 L) V8|
|Transmission||4-speed manual 3-speed automatic|
|Wheelbase||118.0 in (2,997 mm)|
The 1973 Ranchero saw a redesigned front end to meet new federal standards for front impact protection. Aside from slight cosmetic differences, the Ranchero would remain basically the same until the Torino's final year, 1976.
The character of Harvey Leek on the TV show Nash Bridges drives a 1972 Ranchero.