LX Torana was manufactured in the year 1976 – 1978, while the total number of series built was 49,902. The Torana series introduced did include a 4 & 6 cylinder sedan, A9X option pack, SL 4 & 6 cylinder sedan, SS 6 & V8 hatchback, SL/R 6 and V8 Sedan over this time frame
Every series of Torana comes with different specifications and also the cost of the models varies from one to another. This facelifted Torana series hit the showrooms in the year 1976 during the month of February.
The LX Torana was designed with little modifications compared to the LH series. Some minor changes that LX Torana went through included: the rectangular headlights were replaced with round headlights, the body colour and side windows were changed along with the enlargement of the front badge.
The 2 door Torana hatchback body was built as an alternative to those 4 door models. The LX Torana is designed with better suspension features while the front-end covers the following attributes such as Wishbone & swivel A type, shock absorbers, coil springs, and the SS hatchback is fitted with front and rear stabilizing bar.
Later during the year 1977, the RTS Torana was introduced along with suspension arms and upgraded coil springs. The back end suspension was designed with the following attributes such as 4 link rubber bushed suspension arms, stabilizer bars, coil springs and telescopic shocks.
Then later was the introduction of RTS in the year 1977 cars had some more upgrades such as upgraded coil springs and better shock absorbers.
Quite a lot of the mechanical parts were copied from the LH series. Besides this, some substantial upgrades were included in this model.
They were: 3 door hatchback style, 4 door versions.
Also, the badges were relocated and the overall look of the motor vehicle was quite new and significantly changed.
The interior and exterior look of the LX Torana was designed with better style and space. The latest hatchback model was accessible in the SS and SL Versions.
The S versions were designed for export while the SL versions were designed with the trim look. One of the minor drawbacks is that the trunk remained little smaller than it was actually expected.
The LX Torana is undoubtedly a Hero Car of its time, which it was designed with improved handling, body graphics and motor changes. The seats were designed with bucket look and gave them more support and comfort to the riders.
During the year 1976, General Motors added different motors ranging from 4 cylinder versions and 6 cylinder versions along with V8 series.
The LX Torana series was quite popular as it was the final Torana series which was designed with a V8 engine. The manufacture count of LX Torana came to around 49,902 vehicles.
The Torana is an exceptional motor series that had all the latest specifications such as 3-speed auto transmission, 4-speed manual transmission, low ratio axle, higher top speed, power steering and many more features.
The LX Torana comes in many different colours and designs. Some of the impressive colours that LX Torana features include: Jasmine Yellow, Palais White, Valencia Orange, Panama Green, Ultra Blue and Flamenco Red.