Classic

Ford agrees not to destroy classic Standard Ten under scrappage scheme 0

Ford has agreed not to destroy a classic Standard Ten as part of its scrappage scheme, after the owner used it to save money on a new Transit van. Classic car enthusiasts were up in arms after Ford had initially insisted the car would be scrapped as part of the scheme. But Tim Holmes, Ford(…)

Fans flock to Silverstone for Ford Fair event 0

August saw fans of Ford flock to Silverstone to pay homage at the annual Ford Fair event. Now into its 32nd year, the festival celebrates all things Ford and 2017’s edition saw over 18,000 Blue Oval enthusiasts visit the circuit. On display were a wide range of Ford of all shapes, sizes and colours; contemporary,(…)

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(…)

Classic Fords better investments than Ferraris 0

Figures released by Classic Car Auction Results, which compares the results from car auctions held the world over, show that over the past couple of years, classic 1970’s-era Fords were selling for prices around 3.4 times their worth in the mid 1990’s. Ferraris from the same period however, were only going for around 3.2 times(…)

Carjacked for Classic Ford Cortina 0

Police have started an investigation after a woman was attacked in what appears to be an apparent “car-jacking” on a quiet rural road in the Borders on Sunday night. Sarah Morecroft was driving back to her home in Lilliesleaf, Roxburghshire, when two men stepped into the road, blocking it, and then tried to forcibly eject(…)