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  • Monday Motivation: Mk1 Escort Van and Sierra

    Monday Motivation: Mk1 Escort Van and Sierra

    26th July 2021

    It’s summer holiday time! Make sure you’re fully prepped for your adventure with a Mk1 Escort van tent conversion, or off-road Sierra courtesy of Simon Coulson… We love a good roadtrip, especially when there’s a classic Ford involved, and even…

  • More Fords added to August’s Hampson Auctions

    25th July 2021

    As previously reported, a bumper crop of classic Fords are coming up for auction at Oulton Park circuit at the end of August courtesy of Hampson Auctions — but now even more vehicles have been added. The Hampson Auctions Ford-friendly…

  • The Ford Corsair that’s actually a time machine

    The Ford Corsair that’s actually a time machine

    24th July 2021

    Lee Saywell’s Ford Corsair spans the generations in several ways:  a 1960s car, freshly built for the 2020s in a 1980s Pro Street style. This makes perfect sense, as he’s sure taken his sweet time building it! A wise man once…

  • Video: WB & Sons Classic Car Auction Preview

    Video: WB & Sons Classic Car Auction Preview

    23rd July 2021

    There are some cracking Fords coming up at the WB & Sons classic car auction on Saturday, August 7, including a mint Mk2 Escort four-door, superb pre-facelift Mk2 Granada Ghia, and the stunning Tickford Capri from our Spring 2020 issue Watch the…

  • Radford acquires iconic JPS livery

    Radford acquires iconic JPS livery

    22nd July 2021

    The famous black-and-gold John Player Special JPS livery is set to return as bespoke sportscar firm Radford snaps up its trademark Radford, a famous British coachbuilding name revived by car designer Mark Stubbs, TV star Ant Anstead and former Formula…

  • Join The Club: Sporting Escort Owners Club

    Join The Club: Sporting Escort Owners Club

    21st July 2021

    Keep loving those Escorts was the Sporting Escort Owners Club (SEOC) mantra, and 36 years on, that’s more important than ever, reckons Stuart Parkin. When was the club founded — and why? The club has been running since 1985. It was originally set…

  • What’s On: Cortina and Anglia National Rally

    What’s On: Cortina and Anglia National Rally

    20th July 2021

    Love your 1960s Fords? Then get along to Stratford-on-Avon over the last weekend in July for the Cortina and Anglia National Rally featuring Mk1s, Mk2s and 105Es and more When: July 31-August 1 Where: Stratford-on-Avon Racecourse, UK What’s going on:…

  • Project ideas: Ford Ka and Transit Campervan

    Project ideas: Ford Ka and Transit Campervan

    19th July 2021

    Happy Monday! Time for some project car inspiration from Simon Coulson in the form of these Ford Ka and Mk1 Transit Campervan build ideas. Now over to you… Cooler (and rarer) than a VW Type 2, the Mk1 Transit came…

  • Oh-So-Subtle: A Sorted Escort Mexico

    Oh-So-Subtle: A Sorted Escort Mexico

    18th July 2021

    So you own  a genuine Escort Mexico but want to make it your own? Take a leaf out of Colin Bailey’s book and treat it to some subtle mods and very clever paintwork… Take a look around the Readers Rides…

  • Weekend Tech: How to align a clutch

    Weekend Tech: How to align a clutch

    17th July 2021

    It’s a fiddly job but you can make it easier — here’s how to align a clutch assembly on your classic Ford in five steps… Look for a socket to fit exactly into the back of the crank. You may…