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  • Classic 1970s Car Magazine Adverts

    Classic 1970s Car Magazine Adverts

    7th April 2021

    Totally cool and cringingly cheesy — sometimes at the same time — 1970s car magazine ads have a style all of their own. The ’70s was a great time for car mags: brilliant content, a number of new styles and,…

  • Destination B-Road: An RS2000 Built To Be Used

    Destination B-Road: An RS2000 Built To Be Used

    4th April 2021

    Dave Mills’ RS2000 represents his first steps into restoration; a baptism of fire, since he needed to repair or replace just about everything. And now it’s complete, he has the perfect tool for some adventures into the unknown…  Human beings…

  • Ninja-style: A Bike Engined Fiesta Mk1

    Ninja-style: A Bike Engined Fiesta Mk1

    2nd April 2021

    A bike engined Fiesta means just one thing — entertainment! Lawrence Darcy’s Mk1 sees life through the side window… He wasn’t happy was he? Did you see it? Totally annihilated him, there was no way he was keeping up and…

  • Top 5 Classic Rally Special Stages You Can Drive

    Top 5 Classic Rally Special Stages You Can Drive

    31st March 2021

    Some of the best-known rally stages used public roads that you can drive . Here are five special stages to try. Next time you’re planning a  roadtrip in your classic Ford — or just for the hell of it —…

  • A Sublime Mk1 Escort Sport

    A Sublime Mk1 Escort Sport

    28th March 2021

    If you want to stand out, you can go mega-spec or you can subtly raise eyebrows with carefully-chosen bits and a great finish — like this superb Mk1 Escort Sport. Sometimes you don’t need all the bells and whistles to…

  • In the frame: A Cosworth Spaceframe Anglia

    In the frame: A Cosworth Spaceframe Anglia

    26th March 2021

    It hadn’t turned a wheel in anger since the ’90s, but this Cosworth YB-powered spaceframe Anglia has been reborn and is primed to hit the Tarmac. After more than 10 years away from motorsport, this summer will see a return…

  • Ford’s Forgotten History: The 4×4 Formula 1 car

    Ford’s Forgotten History: The 4×4 Formula 1 car

    24th March 2021

    In the late 1960s, four-wheel-drive in F1 was deemed to be the future, so why did this Cosworth-Ford 4×4 Formula 1 project fail? To quote Keith Duckworth of Cosworth: “The 4×4 Formula 1 car? Well it was one of my…

  • Forgotten History: The Lotus Corsair Rally Cars

    Forgotten History: The Lotus Corsair Rally Cars

    17th March 2021

    Did Ford ever build a twin-cam Lotus Corsair for international rallying? Well, yes, two actually… Early in the 1960s, Ford’s marketing and engineering approach was completely transformed. Walter Hayes arrived as the go-getting PR chief who not only secured a…

  • A Group 2 Fiesta XR2 Race Car For The Road

    A Group 2 Fiesta XR2 Race Car For The Road

    14th March 2021

    Classic Ford heads to Cologne to check out the latest impressive project from serial car builder, Guido Pitzen – this former Group 2 Fiesta XR2 It says a great deal that even in our modern, highly-connected, drastically-shrunken world, we still…

  • Five Great Wallpapers From Our Spring Issue

    Five Great Wallpapers From Our Spring Issue

    12th March 2021

    Enjoying your special 300th, Spring issue of Classic Ford? We hope so. While you do, here are five wallpapers from features in this issue to update your PC or laptop — just the job if you’re working from home. To download…