Classic Ford

  • FORD ESCORT MEXICO VS TRIUMPH DOLOMITE SPRINT

    FORD ESCORT MEXICO VS TRIUMPH DOLOMITE SPRINT

    Matt Bell on 12th February 2020

    The Escort Mexico and Dolomite Sprint may be poles apart price-wise today but back in the ’70s they were in competition in the showroom. Which gets our vote as a quick classic saloon car?

  • FOR SALE: FORD ESCORT MK3

    FOR SALE: FORD ESCORT MK3

    Matt Bell on 4th February 2020

    We’re selling our Ford Escort Mk3! Now’s your chance to own a magazine featured, lightly restored original Mk3 Escort.

  • FORD FEST 2020 MOVES TO SYWELL AERODROME

    FORD FEST 2020 MOVES TO SYWELL AERODROME

    Matt Bell on 4th February 2020

    Ford Fest, the popular end of season finale for Blue Oval fans, has a new home for 2020 as it heads for Sywell Aerodrome in Northamptonshire.

  • SIXTIES CLASSICS ON A £15K BUDGET

    SIXTIES CLASSICS ON A £15K BUDGET

    Matt Bell on 17th December 2019

    Flash sports car, stylish two-door coupé or steady four-door saloon? Deciding which Swinging Sixties classic to purchase with £15,000 obviously comes down to personal taste. So, we’ve compiled a variety of options along with some advice to help buy one.

  • SIERRA COSWORTH TOPS £80K

    SIERRA COSWORTH TOPS £80K

    Matt Bell on 18th November 2019

    There’s still plenty of appetite for fast Fords if the sale of a Sierra Cosworth at the recent Anglia Car Auctions’ classic sale is anything to go by. Despite a layer of grime from 28 years in storage, the 1987 example had covered just 7349 miles and soared to an extraordinary final selling price of £84,800 with fees.

  • FORD ESCORT MK3 CLASSIC ROAD TEST

    FORD ESCORT MK3 CLASSIC ROAD TEST

    Matt Bell on 25th October 2019

    Twenty years after the Car Of The Year award was bestowed on its successor, we revisit the Ford Escort Mk3, the first front-wheel drive Escort.

  • THE FORGOTTEN FAST FORDS

    THE FORGOTTEN FAST FORDS

    Matt Bell on 17th October 2019

    It’s the RS models which get all the attention so we look back at some of the forgotten fast Fords that deserve recognition.

  • FORD CAPRI MK3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    FORD CAPRI MK3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 16th October 2019

    The Ford Capri Mk3 ended up being more than just a mild facelift and demonstrates how Ford of Europe managed to update the nation’s favourite coupe on a tight budget. Here’s what you need to know.

  • SYWELL CLASSIC PISTONS AND PROPS 2019 REVIEW

    SYWELL CLASSIC PISTONS AND PROPS 2019 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 2nd October 2019

    Classics from the everyday to the exotic star at retro weekender, we take a look at the highs from the Sywell Classic Pistons and Props 2019 event.

  • HOMOLOGATION SPECIALS

    HOMOLOGATION SPECIALS

    Matt Bell on 12th September 2019

    We know the drill. Manufacturer builds race car, FIA governing body says that’s not a production car so the manufacturer goes, OK, here are X amount of cars to meet the demand. We take a look at some of the best.

  • MUSTANG RECORD SET BY FORD

    MUSTANG RECORD SET BY FORD

    Matt Bell on 12th September 2019

    Mustang drivers from all across Europe gathered at Ford’s Lommel Proving Ground, Belgium, on September 7 to set a new world record for Mustangs in a parade.

  • BULLITT MUSTANG SET FOR AUCTION

    BULLITT MUSTANG SET FOR AUCTION

    Matt Bell on 2nd September 2019

    The 1968 Bullitt Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the Hollywood film will go under the hammer next year at Mecum's Kissimmee sale.

  • BRIGHTWELLS SEPTEMBER SALE PREVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS SEPTEMBER SALE PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 27th August 2019

    We look ahead to Brightwells' September sale as it pulls together a vast variety of cars spanning almost 100 years ready for the September 4 auction date.

  • MK2 FORD ESCORT TO BE REBORN

    MK2 FORD ESCORT TO BE REBORN

    Matt Bell on 19th August 2019

    The iconic Mk2 Ford Escort could be going back into production if a plan by a British partnership comes to fruition.