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  • Ken Block’s Escort at 9000 rpm

    Ken Block’s Escort at 9000 rpm

    2nd April 2020

    Turn the volume right up and listen to that Millington Diamond engine rev as Ken Block’s Escort goes tyre testing on the Hoonigan Burnyard: Checkout the Classic Ford feature on Ken Block’s Escort here. Watch more classic Ford videos here.…

  • Why The Escort XR3i Became The UK’s Favourite Hot-Hatch

    Why The Escort XR3i Became The UK’s Favourite Hot-Hatch

    2nd April 2020

    Volkswagen’s Golf GTi might be the most revered of the 1980s hot hatches, but Classic Car Mart editor, Paul Wager reckons the Escort XR3i was more than a match for its German rival. Watch the video to find out why.…

  • Hard Rock: Ken Block’s Mk2 Escort

    Hard Rock: Ken Block’s Mk2 Escort

    2nd April 2020

    With radical revisions under and above the skin, Ken Block’s Mk2 Escort has jumped to the head of the Hoonigan fleet. We went to Santa Pod to get to grips with one of the wildest NA cars we’ve ever seen.…

  • Rare Air: The Croix Blanche Fiesta XR2 Turbo

    Rare Air: The Croix Blanche Fiesta XR2 Turbo

    1st April 2020

    Using an ultra-rare ’80s Crossflow turbo conversion, Kristof Wuyts has created his ultimate Mk1 – the Croix Blanche Fiesta XR2 turbo. Built in just a couple of months, this is a lesson in dedication, as Bryn Musselwhite reveals. Have you…

  • Out To Launch: The Retro Ford Escort Estate

    Out To Launch: The Retro Ford Escort Estate

    31st March 2020

    It’s one of the most extreme classic Fords of the last decade, yet it looks like a standard Mk2 to the casual observer. Welcome to the 10-second, 304 bhp Retro Ford Escort Estate. It’s good to set yourself a challenges…

  • 10 Things To Do While You’re Stuck At Home

    10 Things To Do While You’re Stuck At Home

    27th March 2020

    Decorating? No thanks, we’d rather be keeping the classic Ford dream alive with one of these while we’re stuck at home… 1. Watch TV Veteran rocker, Bruce Springsteen once sang that there were ’57 channels and nothing on’. Clearly he…

  • Classic Ford Spring 2020 desktop wallpapers

    Classic Ford Spring 2020 desktop wallpapers

    26th March 2020

    Classic Ford Spring 2020 desktop wallpapers As featured in the Spring 2020 issue, here are nine cracking desktop wallpapers for your PC, laptop or Mac. To download them, simply right click and save as. Turbo Technics Sierra XR4i Photo Darren Mallinson…

  • The 5 rules of being a Homebuilt Hero

    The 5 rules of being a Homebuilt Hero

    25th March 2020

    Get your head in gear, follow these five rules, and you’re well on the way to building a bona fide Homebuilt Hero. #1 Build it how you want it We’ve had stuff done by other people before and, unless you’re…

  • The Saxon Cortina recreation: a decade on

    The Saxon Cortina recreation: a decade on

    24th March 2020

    It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost a decade since Colin Ginn completed his incredible Saxon Cortina recreation. The original Saxon Cortina concept was created in 1962 to help Ford compete in the coupe market but it never made it into…

  • Fully charged: The electric Mk1 Cortina

    Fully charged: The electric Mk1 Cortina

    14th January 2020

    Holy sparks! Australia’s Charged Garage successfully creates a fully electric Mk1 Cortina! Well, someone had to do it! Brisbane, Australia-based Charged Garage has successfully converted a Mk1 Cortina to all-electric operation. The 1965 Mk1 1500 four-door is fully road-legal and…