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  • X-Appeal: A refined Mk1 Fiesta XR2

    X-Appeal: A refined Mk1 Fiesta XR2

    20th November 2021

    John MacNiven’s put his heart and soul into the latest build of his Mk1 Fiesta XR2, with enough trick touches to keep you guessing for hours. Sometimes it’s hard to look at a car as a mere machine — as…

  • 5 Minutes With: Mick Wood of Old Ford Autos

    5 Minutes With: Mick Wood of Old Ford Autos

    17th November 2021

    Old Ford Autos Mick is surrounded by classic Ford projects of all shapes and sizes— but he just can’t get enough of them. How did you get into cars? When I was still at school, my uncle and cousin used…

  • A Bubble arched Mk1 Escort for the B-road

    A Bubble arched Mk1 Escort for the B-road

    14th November 2021

    It may be his first full Escort project, but Paul Ashton has done himself proud with this superb bubble arched Mk1 Escort built for the B-road! The popularity of early Escorts seems to be ever increasing and most willing buyers…

  • Twin-Peaked: A Piper twin-cam Anglia 307E van

    Twin-Peaked: A Piper twin-cam Anglia 307E van

    12th November 2021

    Michael Wood’s hit new heights bringing this Thames / Anglia 307E van back from the dead, and now complete with rare Piper twin-cam conversion, it goes and sounds as good as it looks. I was born a petrolhead. From the…

  • 5 minutes with: Peter Lee of the Transit Van Club

    5 minutes with: Peter Lee of the Transit Van Club

    10th November 2021

    He’s never owned a car and has 25,000 items in his loft dedicated to Ford’s long-running load-lugger. We guess Peter Lee has the Transit bug bad. What was your first Ford? A Transit, believe it or not. A 1968 1700…

  • White heat: a hot 1700 Fiesta Mk2

    White heat: a hot 1700 Fiesta Mk2

    7th November 2021

    Built for fast-road and track hijinks, and very much at home at Goodwood, Sam Austin’s hot 1700 Fiesta Mk2 is a lightweight tearaway for a new generation. Sam Austin’s Mk2 Fiesta is a very clear embodiment of how the scene…

  • The Escort RS2000 that’s rally-ready again

    The Escort RS2000 that’s rally-ready again

    5th November 2021

    Almost 40 years after buying rallying legend, Bill Gwynne’s Escort RS2000, then campaigning it for over three decades himself, Ian Caddy has now restored the infamous Mk2.  Ian Caddy vividly recalls the crash he had in his red Millington-powered Mk2…

  • 5 minutes with: Mike Kirkpatrick of Yesterford

    5 minutes with: Mike Kirkpatrick of Yesterford

    4th November 2021

    After a hobby turned to a full-time profession, Mike of Yesterford is now recognised as a foremost authority on all things small Ford Down Under. How did you get into cars? Back in the day, my Father ran a service…

  • Project ideas: Transit crewcab and Mk2 Escort

    Project ideas: Transit crewcab and Mk2 Escort

    1st November 2021

    Start the week as you mean to go on with some Transit crewcab and Escort four-door inspiration courtesy of Simon Coulson. Let’s do this! Let’s face it, Mk1 Transit crewcabs are pretty damn rare. And let’s also face it, that’s…

  • Made You Look: A Head-turning 100E Pop

    Made You Look: A Head-turning 100E Pop

    24th October 2021

    You might think everything’s been done to a 100E Pop until you’ve seen Jake Holmyard’s – even then it’ll take ages for you to clock the massive amount of subtlety. Just sit, stare and take it all in. There’s a…