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  • Classic Ford Awards: Photos Of The Year 2020

    Classic Ford Awards: Photos Of The Year 2020

    26th November 2020

    It’s Classic Ford Awards time, as featured in the January 2021 issue, so without further ado, here are our Photos Of The Year 2020! To download our Photos Of The Year 2020 as desktop wallpapers for your PC, Mac or…

  • Ford’s Forgotten History: The Granada Coupe

    Ford’s Forgotten History: The Granada Coupe

    25th November 2020

    Ford’s rare and rather large Granada Coupe epitomised 1970s cool…  Available in the UK in July 1974, the Granada Coupe was the latest good thing to happen to Ford’s large-car range in the early 1970s. In previous years, let’s be…

  • Working Week: The Seven Day Anglia Estate

    Working Week: The Seven Day Anglia Estate

    22nd November 2020

    We all love a challenge, but getting this Anglia Estate on the road in just a week, after it had sat in the Australian Outback for years might have pushed Tim Mattison to the edge… Angry Anglia is the brainchild…

  • Ford Meets Toyota: A 20-valve Escort Rally Car

    Ford Meets Toyota: A 20-valve Escort Rally Car

    20th November 2020

    The classic looks of Dan Creswell’s homebuilt Mk1 Escort rally car give no clues as to the rev-happy 20-valve powerplant under the bonnet — and that’s just the way he likes it. Rallying is fun, dangerous, exhilarating, and hugely addictive.…

  • Ford’s Forgotten History: The Fiescort

    Ford’s Forgotten History: The Fiescort

    18th November 2020

    We dig up the Fiesta Escort hybrid built by Ford Motorsport – the Fiescort from 1979. It all started at Boreham in 1977, when Peter Ashcroft, engineer Allan Wilkinson and his drivers had time to discuss Ford’s rallying future. Spurred…

  • E Numbers: The 380 bhp Cosworth Pop 100E

    E Numbers: The 380 bhp Cosworth Pop 100E

    15th November 2020

    The 100E was a humble and sensible thing when it launched back in the 1950s. But Rich Lakey’s radically-reworked Cosworth Pop catapults the model into the 21st century — its 380 bhp turbo power ensuring that it rocks on every…

  • The Jump: An Escort Harrier for show and go

    The Jump: An Escort Harrier for show and go

    13th November 2020

    It’s been 12 years in the making, but now Ashley Farazmand’s incredible Escort Harrier has raised the Escort showcar game a level — or three. There’s a saying that does the rounds every few years which really gets our goat,…

  • Ford’s Forgotten History: the Merkur XR4Ti

    Ford’s Forgotten History: the Merkur XR4Ti

    11th November 2020

    What was initially a stop-gap car for Ford Motorsport while the RS500 was developed, the Merkur XR4Ti actually became a surprise success. In many ways, you could call the Merkur XR4Ti of the ’80s the ‘Sierra-that-wasn’t’. Although it used the…

  • Sixties Shifter: A Tuned and Restored Anglia 105E

    Sixties Shifter: A Tuned and Restored Anglia 105E

    8th November 2020

    Connor McNally’s beautifully restored Anglia 105E mixes eager performance with a flawless finish. And it’s taken many long hours and late nights to get this far. It takes a lot of effort to look this effortless. To the untrained eye,…

  • A Fast Road Mk2 Escort From Ireland Via Wales

    A Fast Road Mk2 Escort From Ireland Via Wales

    6th November 2020

    If you grow up in North Wales then become part of the renowned Irish rally scene, what else are you going to build as your fun car but an awesome Fast Road Mk2 Escort? How do you end up owning…