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  • The Last Picture Show: Ford Photographic

    The Last Picture Show: Ford Photographic

    12th May 2021

    Some of the most-iconic motoring images have come out of Ford Photographic — Ford UK’s photo archive. Graham Robson pays tribute with eight standout images. 1971: To satisfy the demand for limited numbers of high performance road cars, Ford set up…

  • Four On The Floor: A Slammed Mk4 Cortina

    Four On The Floor: A Slammed Mk4 Cortina

    9th May 2021

    The Mk4 Cortina is a rare beast these days, so Jason Poole makes sure his gets noticed with it’s lairy paint, low stance and wide steels. We’re willing to be proved wrong, but if asked which of the generations of…

  • Olympic Game: An RS-style Mk2 Escort Van

    Olympic Game: An RS-style Mk2 Escort Van

    7th May 2021

    Dan Cale’s turned his tired Mk2 Escort van into an Olympic Blue champion sprinter. Just don’t mention the stripes… Nearly a decade ago, Dan Cale’s mint Escort RS2000 featured on the cover of Classic Ford. Car sprayer, Dan still owns…

  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ford RS

    10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ford RS

    6th May 2021

    The Ford RS brand has been flying the flag for performance Blue Ovals in the UK since 1970 — here’s our pick of the 10 things you might not know about the Rallye Sport cars  1: The Escort RS1600 was the…

  • Less Is More: A 2.9 V6’d Two Door Mk5 Cortina

    Less Is More: A 2.9 V6’d Two Door Mk5 Cortina

    2nd May 2021

    Jim Aldridge has saved this rare two-door Mk5 Cortina from autobox mundanity and turned it into factory-spec 2.9 V6 magnificence. There’s a lot involved in carrying out even the simplest of conversions. No matter how easy it is to complete,…

  • On A Mission: Johnny Hickey’s Mk1 Escort

    On A Mission: Johnny Hickey’s Mk1 Escort

    30th April 2021

    With thousands of hours’ graft put into this Pinto-powered MkI, Johnny Hickey has produced the perfect tribute to his family. Now, you know sometimes when you go to a show or Ford meet, a car turns up that is just…

  • Well Oiled: A Turbo Diesel Mk2 Fiesta

    Well Oiled: A Turbo Diesel Mk2 Fiesta

    25th April 2021

    Chris Ciballi has chosen a different road to bolt-in power for his Mk2 Fiesta — one that involves diesel. Now this oil burner’s leaving everything in its wake, including the smoke. We’ve all got a soft spot for a particular…

  • Rapid Delivery: A Sublime Lotus Anglia Van

    Rapid Delivery: A Sublime Lotus Anglia Van

    23rd April 2021

    With his other Anglia projects in bits, Iain Auld snapped up and sorted out a Lotus Anglia Van and headed off for the horizon…    There’s a time and a place for high-octane thrills. And some might argue that inside…

  • Wagon Wheels: A Sorted Mk1 Granada Estate

    Wagon Wheels: A Sorted Mk1 Granada Estate

    15th April 2021

    The mighty Mk1 Granada Estate is a seriously-rare beast, so when Wayne Burnham came across this one, he knew he had to give it the rebuild — and stance — it deserved. Being brought up in the oval racing scene…

  • Ford’s Forgotten History: The World Rally Transit

    Ford’s Forgotten History: The World Rally Transit

    14th April 2021

    Inspired by M-Sport’s service barges, the World Rally Transit was the fastest service van in the business. No-one really needed a reason for making it – the Transit was a great publicity machine, put together by Paul Wilson’s Ford Press…