Ford History

Ford Escort driven by F1 legend sells for record amount 0

A 1968 Mk1 Ford Escort form 1968 has sold at auction for an eye-watering £203, 100. The Escort is the second largest seller in UK car history; more than four million were sold over a 35 year period. It was also responsible for revolutionising rallying, the Escort being one of the most successful track vehicles.(…)

Seven facts about the Ford Escort 0

Last week, we took a fond – and not so fond depending on which generation – look back at the iconic model that was a fixture on the UK’s roads for over thirty years. In total, there were 7 generations: the first two – undeniable classics, three and four – the dawn of the ‘boy(…)

Long lost Bullitt Mustang found in Mexico 0

One of the most iconic cars ever seen on film has been found after missing for nearly fifty years. The Mustang, driven by Steve McQueen in the movie Bullitt, has apparently been discovered hidden away in a Mexican scrap yard. US news outlets are reporting that the ’68 Ford Mustang has been unearthed by a(…)

A look back at the Ford Cortina Mk3 0

Say the brand, Ford, to people of a certain generation and you can guarantee the model that flashes into their minds is a Cortina. From the swinging 60’s to the booming 80’s, the Cortina ruled Britain’s roads, sweeping all before it as the masses embraced Ford’s ‘peoples car’ with relish. The later years of the(…)

A look back the Ford Capri Mk1 (1969 – 1979) 0

Today we take a look back at the first incarnation of one of Ford’s most iconic coupes: The Ford Capri Mk1. The mid-sized four-seater coupe forged a new European market for ‘pony’ cars and left its rivals stumbling around in its wake as they attempted to invent suitable competitors. The Capri was a flawless equation;(…)

2017s most hotly anticipated cars 15-The Ford GT 0

Our look ahead to 2017’s most anticipated releases from the motoring world gathers considerable pace today, as we scrutinise perhaps the most hotly anticipated supercar. It’s the… Ford GT There’s no getting away from it, the imminent arrival of the GT has had enthusiasts in fervour for some time now. There are a multitude of(…)

A look back at the Ford Consul Mk2 (1956 – 1962) 0

Today’s nostalgic look back at Ford’s classic catalogue takes time to revisit the second edition of one of the Blue Oval’s best known stalwarts. The Ford Consul Mk 2 The Mk2 Consul, Zephyr and Zodiac were a practical modernisation of the first car. Fins were added, as well as plenty of chrome and considerably more(…)

The £200,000 classic Ford rally car 0

These days, world rally cars are so fast it takes your breath away at meetings when you see them put through their paces. At the Wales Rally GB held recently, there were a few flashbacks to how things used to be. In a nostalgic parade of the rally cars of yesteryear, rear wheeled drive Ford(…)

1962 Ford Consul Capri up for sale 0

Ford enthusiasts the world over will be getting in a lather when they hear that a vintage Ford Consul Capri is up for sale courtesy of Vintage and Prestige Automobiles. Going for £25,000 – the 1962 classic is in pretty much mint condition and is sure to attract a fair few interested suitors. The Consul(…)

Future Fords to be more region specific 0

Ford’s ‘One Ford’ policy, where basic models all conform to a universal standard the world over, “has peaked”, says the company’s global design head, Moray Callum. In an interview with AutoCar, he said the policy wasn’t being abandoned, but future models will be “more tailored to each region”. Of the One Ford approach, brought in(…)