For Granada was originally launched to replace the famous Ford Maverick in 1975. The first generation of Granada lasted from 1975 to 1980 and it was available as a 2 door coupe, 4 door sedan and a station wagon. The engine used in Granada was a 200 cu in (3.3 L) I6 and it was made available in 3 speed and 4 speed manual transmission. There were some major changes in the second generation and the most notable of them being that it was available in different body styles.Photo 1: FORD
Another notable thing about the Granada is that it came with the Blue Oval logo on the exterior which was discontinued after the great depression Ghia, ESS and sports are the sub models of Granada. The Ford Granada was intended to be sold as a competitor of Cadillac Seville which was really popular at that time. Changes were made every year in Granada and it included rectangular headlamps and revised taillights which looked more stylish than the previous ones.
More emphasis was given on the aerodynamics and hence it was widely appreciated. These changes and enhanced features were continued in the first generation until 1980. The production of the sports coupe was started in 1976 and it also underwent several changes like modified trim, taillights, and color selections and this is one of the rarest cars of that time. Besides that, it was made available in 2 door, 3 door and 4 door manual transmission. Granada retained many comfort and convenience features seen in the much larger Torino and other versions.Photo 2: Ford Granada