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  • FORD ESCORT MK3 PROJECT PART ONE

    FORD ESCORT MK3 PROJECT PART ONE

    Aaron McKay on 1st June 2020

    With prices of Mk1 and Mk2 Ford Escorts spiralling out of reach for many enthusiasts, Classics magazine looked towards the next generation of FWD Escorts and got a Mk3 project. Aaron McKay was the lucky staffer who was responsible for fixing and improving our very own slice of 1980s Ford heaven.

  • CLASSICS WORLD TV – MK3 FORD ESCORT BUYING GUIDE

    CLASSICS WORLD TV – MK3 FORD ESCORT BUYING GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 15th April 2020

    With the Mk3 Ford Escort celebrating 40 years in 2020, there’s no better time to buy this fast-appreciating classic. If you’re going to take the plunge, Joe Miller’s here to tell you everything you need to look out for!

  • FORD ESCORT XR3I REVIEW

    FORD ESCORT XR3I REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 1st April 2020

    Volkswagen’s Golf GTI might be the most revered of the 1980s hot hatches, but Paul Wager reckons the Ford Escort XR3i was more than a match for its German rival.

  • IS THE MK3 FORD ESCORT THE NEXT BIG THING?

    IS THE MK3 FORD ESCORT THE NEXT BIG THING?

    Matt Bell on 6th March 2020

    Classics World's Aaron McKay explores why the Mk3 Ford Escort could just be the next big thing thanks to its forward-thinking front-wheel drive layout.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • HISTORICS JULY SALE REVIEW

    HISTORICS JULY SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 29th July 2019

    Historics enjoyed yet another successful sale at the Brooklands Motor Museum this July 13 as the majority of its lots found new homes.

  • BICESTER HERITAGE SUPER SCRAMBLE

    BICESTER HERITAGE SUPER SCRAMBLE

    Matt Bell on 4th July 2019

    Bicester Heritage welcomed a sell-out crowd of over 6000 avid car enthusiasts as it hosted its inaugural Super Scramble on June 23.

  • CLASSIC FORD SHOW MAKES MALLORY DEBUT

    CLASSIC FORD SHOW MAKES MALLORY DEBUT

    Matt Bell on 20th June 2019

    Taking place at Mallory Park Circuit for the very first time, the Classic Ford Show lived up to its billing as Europe’s biggest and best event for classic blue ovals on June 2. Visitors could enjoy a packed timetable at the new Leicestershire venue, including the chance to experience the track in their own vehicles.

  • FORD ESCORT Mk1 & Mk2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    FORD ESCORT Mk1 & Mk2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 12th June 2019

    Although prices for desirable sporting examples of the early Escort have gone through the roof, an unmodified saloon or an estate are far more affordable. Here’s what to look out for when viewing a possible candidate.

  • EAMA MARCH SALE REVIEW

    EAMA MARCH SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 15th April 2019

    Suggesting that the Norwich auctioneer is becoming a rising force in the classic auction world, EAMA’s most recent Classic and Retro sale returned an incredible £16,750 headline result for a 1985 Vauxhall Nova.

  • FORDS SELL FOR WORLD RECORD PRICE

    FORDS SELL FOR WORLD RECORD PRICE

    Matt Bell on 5th October 2018

    Silverstone Auctions can lay claim to two new world record sale prices when it saw a 1990 Ford Sierra Sapphire Cosworth 4x4 and a restored 1972 Ford Escort RS1600 achieve £52,750 and £70,875 respectively at its inaugural September sale at Dallas Burston Polo Club, Warwickshire.

  • MARKET TRENDS – FORD ESCORTS

    MARKET TRENDS – FORD ESCORTS

    Glenn Rowswell on 20th August 2018

    Brought in to rival the hot-hatches from Vauxhall and Volkswagen, the Ford Escort Mk3 XR3i proved popular amongst journalists of the time. It developed greatly on the regular XR3 and received the all-important...

  • MARKET TRENDS – CHEAP ’80S FORDS

    MARKET TRENDS – CHEAP ’80S FORDS

    Glenn Rowswell on 8th May 2018

    Leave the XRs and RSs in the dream garage; the Blue Ovals that were once on every street corner are, if anything, rarer. As the prices of many Eighties icons rise, these cars remain affordable...