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  • Project Cars: Racing’ Jason’s Mk2 Cortina pt.4

    Project Cars: Racing’ Jason’s Mk2 Cortina pt.4

    31st May 2020

    Crack open the detergent, it’s time to give the Mk2 Cortina aka The Goat’s rusty and dusty paintwork some TLC — with preservation the order of the day. The hardest part of The Goat’s (our Mk2 Cortina) build was always…

  • Racing Green: The Hillclimb Mk1 Fiesta

    Racing Green: The Hillclimb Mk1 Fiesta

    30th May 2020

    Running a competition car isn’t easy with a young family in tow, but Fraser Gellan’s got it sorted with this hillclimb-spec Mk1 Fiesta. When Fraser Gellan from Aberdeenshire was in his early 20s things were simple. He had no responsibilities…

  • Project Cars: Ade’s Mk3 Escort

    Project Cars: Ade’s Mk3 Escort

    29th May 2020

    There’s longterm, and then there’s Ade’s left-hand-drive Mk3 Escort project — currently 17 years in the making… This Mk3 Escort has been in my ownership for 17 years now, and for an absurd number of those years it has laid…

  • The Vatanen-Inspired Cosworth RS2000

    The Vatanen-Inspired Cosworth RS2000

    28th May 2020

    With a rally-inspired livery and homebuilt, NA Cosworth YB power under the bonnet, this RS2000 has been 19 years in the making and ticks all the boxes of a good story…  Sometimes it can be a little tricky to find…

  • Timo Makinen: The Original Flying Finn

    Timo Makinen: The Original Flying Finn

    27th May 2020

    There was no-one else quite like Timo Makinen, especially when he was behind the wheel of a works Escort. Graham Robson explains why. Who was the fastest rally driver of all time? Stuart Turner has no doubt — it was…

  • Code Yellow: The Mk1 Escort Street Sleeper

    Code Yellow: The Mk1 Escort Street Sleeper

    26th May 2020

    It’s taken 24 years to perfect, but Derek Mitchell reckons he’s built the ultimate incarnation of his Mk1 — a 2.1 Escort street sleeper. We’re all mad for old cars… that’s probably why you’re reading this feature in Classic Ford…

  • A Mk3 Capri For The Road And Show

    A Mk3 Capri For The Road And Show

    25th May 2020

    Paul Streather is known for his exemplary competition prep. And this Mk3 Capri is his own car — not a racer; more a story of personal growth and fairytale rebirth… It’s often said that there’s no better way to get…

  • Top 10 Sleeper Mods

    Top 10 Sleeper Mods

    24th May 2020

    The Top 10 Sleeper Mods: fail-safe ways to uprate your classic Ford without giving the game away… Big-bore engine conversions 1800 Crossflows, 1900 CVHs, 3.1 Essex V6s, 2.1 Pintos… we could go on. A big-bore conversion is a straightforward route…

  • The Remastered Fiesta XR2

    The Remastered Fiesta XR2

    23rd May 2020

    The Fiesta XR2 is a hot hatch icon; a classic lesson in less-is-more design. But if you think ‘less’ is more, allow Chris Elmore to show you how ‘more’ is even more. The 1980s were the true glory days for…

  • Top 5 Classic Ford sleepers

    Top 5 Classic Ford sleepers

    22nd May 2020

    Classic Ford sleepers: five magazine feature cars that got the look just right Alan Lambert’s Mk2 Cortina Featured: November 2015 It’s a classic-looking Mk2 Cortina — only there’s a twin-turbo Lotus V8 under the bonnet and an incredible amount of…