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  • Granada Mk2 buyer’s guide

    Granada Mk2 buyer’s guide

    15th January 2022

    With its modern lines and proven underpinnings, the Granada Mk2 offered an affordable luxury saloon in the days before the German brands took the market. Here’s how to buy one. When Ford pulled the wraps off its Mk2 Granada in…

  • Project Ideas: Mk3 Zephyr and Mk2 Capri

    Project Ideas: Mk3 Zephyr and Mk2 Capri

    10th January 2022

    This week it’s all about the subtlety with Simon Coulson’s take on the Mk3 Zephyr and Mk2 Capri. Let’s get to it! What’s better than a Mk3 Zephyr? One without stickers, that’s what. We’ve taken a hairdryer to our ’60s…

  • Cortina Mk4 and Mk5 buying guide

    Cortina Mk4 and Mk5 buying guide

    8th January 2022

    Having started the 1970s with a boxy Cortina, Ford would end the decade in much the same way. Here’s how to find a good Cortina Mk4 or Mk5. The Mk3 Cortina’s Detroit-inspired ‘Coke bottle’ design might have still been bang…

  • Ford Capri Mk1 buying guide

    Ford Capri Mk1 buying guide

    4th January 2022

    Often overshadowed by V6 versions, the early four-cylinder Ford Capri Mk1 makes for a great classic. Here’s how to buy one Ford might have touted the Mk1 Capri as ‘The Car you always promised yourself’ on its February 1969 launch,…

  • Project Ideas: Granada Coupe and 100E Limo

    Project Ideas: Granada Coupe and 100E Limo

    3rd January 2022

    Yes, he’s really gone and done it – we give you Simon Coulson’s interpretation of the 100E limo plus a very cool Mk1 Granada Coupe.   With fingers firmly crossed, come May, we – plus 80-odd other happy souls –…

  • Our Projects: Gavin’s Woody Cortina

    Our Projects: Gavin’s Woody Cortina

    30th December 2021

    The Woody Cortina Estate goes standard, then modified then back to standard again — all for this Summer’s shows. With my Woody Cortina up and running well I was hoping to have a full summer to enjoy it, and had planned…

  • Project Ideas: Escort Cabriolet and Mk1 Sierra

    Project Ideas: Escort Cabriolet and Mk1 Sierra

    27th December 2021

    What better way to celebrate winter than with this sizzling Mk5 Escort Cabriolet and eye-piercing Mk1 Sierra, ready and set to hit the damp Tarmac. Kicking off with the Mk5 Cabby, we’ve pushed it into the bodyshop and rolled it…

  • Escort Mk5 and Mk6 16-valve buying guide

    Escort Mk5 and Mk6 16-valve buying guide

    23rd December 2021

    Initially panned by the press, sporty models and the addition of 16-valve engines helped liven up the Escort Mk5 range to the point of critical acclaim. Here’s what you need to know. Bodywork It’s a 1990s Ford, and 1990s Ford…

  • Project Ideas: Squire 100E and Taunus Turnier

    Project Ideas: Squire 100E and Taunus Turnier

    20th December 2021

    It’s the turn of the off-the-wall classic Ford estates this week as Simon Coulson takes on the Squire 100E and Taunus Turnier 12M. Let’s get to it.   As far as rare classic Fords go, the Squire-badged 100E Estate is…

  • Project Ideas: Sierra P100 and Mk5 Cortina

    Project Ideas: Sierra P100 and Mk5 Cortina

    13th December 2021

    Dislike winter? Us too – let’s look forward to Summer with this Run To The Sun-inspired Sierra P100 and Mk5 Cortina Estate Imagine if you will that Classic Ford existed in 1993. Imagine too, that we decided to build a…