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The end of the year is drawing closer, which can only mean one thing – it’s Classic Ford Of The Year 2018 time!

classic ford of the year 2018

The nominees for this year have just been announced, and you can find out which of the 12 cars we’ve featured this year you can vote for below. Happy votings!

classic ford of the year 2018

Car A. Mk2 Escort
Owner: Shaun Greatbatch
Featured: May 2018
Already a winner thanks to its fine looks, finish and spec, Shaun’s Mk2 has been wowing the crowds at the shows all year — a picking up the prizes, too.

classic ford of the year 2018

Van B. Mk2 Transit
Owner: Peter Lee
Featured: November 2017
Built by custom legend, Steve Stringer as the Clubmobil prototype for Ford, Transit guru Peter has tracked it down and faithfully restored it.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car C. Mk1 Fiesta
Owner: Fraser Gellan
Featured: Summer 2018
Put together for hillclimbs and sprints, Fraser’s arched and Zetec-powered has sublime levels of detail and finish.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car D. Mk3 Escort
Builder: Guido Pitzen
Featured: December 2017
A veteran of the ETCC, Guido has faithfully restored this RS1600i to race-ready Group A spec, and it’s incredible.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car E. Mk1 Escort
Owner: Mickey Stewart
Featured: September 2018
One of the finest RS2000s on the show scene, Mickey went to incredible lengths to get his Olympic Blue Mk1 ‘just right’, tracking down some rare RS extras to enhance it, too.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car F. Mk2 Fiesta
Owner: Dean Flowers
Featured: December 2017
Dean’s stunning XR2 wears its Restomod influences on its sleeve, with the pepperpot split-rims revealing all is not what it seems.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car G. Mk4 Cortina
Owner: Simon Hoar
Featured: August 2018
What can we say? Mk4s are rare, but the 2.3S version stupidly so, yet Simon took on the challenge of restoring this Signal Amber example to showroom standard.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car H. Popular 100E
Owner: Mike Randall
Featured: December 2017
Mike’s 1961 Pop previously belonged to his late father, so he spent three years restoring the car as a tribute to him, and it’s period perfect, right down to the whitewalls and sunvisor.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car I. Crayford Corsair
Owner: Steve Pardoe
Featured: April 2018
With a full-on bodywork restoration, leather retrim and ST170 engine conversion, Steve’s Crayford is a cracker.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car J. Mk2 Escort
Owner: Martin Lewis
Featured: January 2018
Martin’s YB-powered, Bjorn Waldegard works RS1800 tribute below the crowd’s minds when it was revealed at The Great Unveiling. It’s not hard to see why — the finish is flawless.

classic ford of the year 2018

Car K. Mk3 Capri
Owner: Paul Streather
Featured: May 2018
With his day job building and preparing race cars, it’s no surprise Paul’s own road car should be as well-executed as this fruity 2.1 Pinto-powered, Mk3 finished in Rosso Red.

classic ford of the year 2018

Van L. Thames 307E
Owners: Dave and Barry Nail
Featured: November 2017
Father and son, Dave and Barry turned this tired Anglia van into a South London-inspired street screamer with subtle Lagoon Blue paint and a hot Crossflow.

How To Vote
Choose the car or van you want to vote for from the selection above, then head over to our Classic Ford Of The Year 2018 Polldaddy poll and click on your favourite.

Voting closes November 12, 2018.

The Classic Ford Of The Year 2018 will be revealed in the January 2019 issue of Classic Ford, on sale Friday, November 30, 2018.

Thanks for voting!