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  • The European: A Tweaked Taunus TC

    The European: A Tweaked Taunus TC

    20th June 2021

    David Jeggo’s quest for a rust-free old Ford to rebuild lead him to the restore this rare 1973 Taunus TC. Naturally he couldn’t resist adding a few upgrades, too…  Having owned many old Fords, including various Cortinas, David Jeggo knew…

  • Finely Crafted: A Sorted Fiesta Finesse

    Finely Crafted: A Sorted Fiesta Finesse

    18th June 2021

    Aiden Powell always knew what his first car was going to be, and now this Mk1 Fiesta Finesse is just the way he wants it. When your Dad is well into his classic Fords and also has his own workshop,…

  • Join The Club: Mk1 Cortina Owners Club

    Join The Club: Mk1 Cortina Owners Club

    16th June 2021

    We get the lowdown on long-running Mk1 Cortina Owners Club from chairperson, Mike Jordan. When was the club founded, and why? The club was founded in 1982 by myself and Roger Raisey who’s sadly no longer with us. I had a…

  • Join The Club: Ford Taunus Club GB

    Join The Club: Ford Taunus Club GB

    10th June 2021

    If you like your classic Fords with a twist, you won’t go far wrong with a Taunus variant, reckons Roy Townsend of Ford Taunus Club GB. When was the club founded? The club was founded in 1991 by Neil Dashper…

  • Parallel Lines: The Classic Export Fords

    Parallel Lines: The Classic Export Fords

    8th June 2021

    Five different takes on familiar Blue Ovals from across the globe — here’s our pick of the classic export Fords. Escort Sundowner Ford’s very own street machine came straight out of Australia’s Homebush factory, where even a run-of-the-mill Mk2 Escort…

  • Stealth Mission: An NA YB Cosworth Capri

    Stealth Mission: An NA YB Cosworth Capri

    6th June 2021

    Nicknamed Black Beauty, this Cosworth Capri whispers delicately about its potential as it wafts under the radar. Until Mark Misiura mashes the throttle pedal. The thing about references is that you have to know your audience. Otherwise they can just…

  • Reimagined: The Cosworth RS2000 Escort

    Reimagined: The Cosworth RS2000 Escort

    4th June 2021

    Conceived in Essex, reimagined in Somerset, this Cosworth RS2000 represents a true best-of-British approach to Escort modifying. Classic looks, modern grunt — and just like Britannia, it waives the rules…  In the spectrum of a vast motor-car manufacturer deeply rooted…

  • Join The Club: Ford Classic And Capri Owners

    Join The Club: Ford Classic And Capri Owners

    2nd June 2021

    Championing Ford’s unsung ’60s duo, Stephen Wickham explains how the Ford Classic And Capri Owners Club has continued success. When was the club founded, and why? The club was formed in about 1982 as a merger of what had previously…

  • Behind The Icons: Ford’s 1980s Masterminds

    Behind The Icons: Ford’s 1980s Masterminds

    1st June 2021

    Ford produced some of the most famous models in the 1980s, but who were the people behind these iconic cars? We take a look at just six of the most influential 1980s masterminds.  Walter Hayes Ford career highlights: Revolutionised Ford…

  • Cabaret Act: Not one, but two Capri Cabarets

    Cabaret Act: Not one, but two Capri Cabarets

    30th May 2021

    When Martin Short’s beloved Capri Cabaret was written off he immediately bought another — then began resurrecting the first one… You never forget your first car. Martin Short’s was a 1600 Capri. “I was a second year apprentice carpenter and…