Classic Ford is rammed full of expert technical features, the best feature cars from across the world, a dedicated motorsport section plus all the news, products and information you'll need from across the entire classic Ford scene. Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not currently include the covermount items or content you would find on printed newsstand copies
THIS ISSUE • Out and about with our band of Blue Oval-loving writers and photographers.
SPLIT DECISION • Your projects: How do manage your own projects when working on other people’s? Rich Bishop reckons he’s found the solution with this road and track-bound Capri.
PERMITTED TO DRIVE • Feared red tape banished for planned trips to EU countries in your classic Ford this summer
BLACK ’PLATE CHANGES
2022 CLASSIC FORD TOUR
FILM SEEKS FORDS
BACK IN THE DAY • From the Classic Ford archives
What’s On • All the must-attend classic Ford shows and events around the world for February, March and into Spring.
NEXT ISSUE • Inside the April 2021 issue of Classic Ford!
GAYDON GEARS UP FOR THE SUMMER
PRODUCT • THE LATEST, GREATEST BITS FOR YOUR CLASSIC FORD
300th ISSUE • Classic Ford is 300! To celebrate, starting over the page is a showcase the best of the mag and the old Ford scene. Enjoy.
LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPS • Original classic Fords: Touched by the hand of Colin Chapman, the Lotus Cortina and Escort Twin Cam are race-bred icons, and these two examples live on through the skills of Tiger Racing.
1968 ESCORT TWIN CAM
WHO ARE TIGER RACING?
MALTEASER • Its sun-scorched form may have been ignominiously stuffed with a Toyota diesel motor, but Ruben Schembri knew just how to turn this genuine Cortina 1600E around…
SILVER GHOST • This 3.0S kept evading Jarrod Swain but now he’s got his hands on it, and he’s made it better than new.
MAILBOX • YOUR LETTERS, EMAILS & SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS
LETTER OF THE MONTH
YOUR CARS • THE BEST OF WHAT'S DROPPED IN OUR INBOX THIS MONTH
UPGRADE GUIDE POPULAR 100E • With plenty of survivors and a well-trodden route to modifying, the 100E range makes for a great updated classic. Follow our guide.
Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta • After five years, the Mk1 is finally heading in the right direction — to the road.
EXPERT CLINIC • TROUBLE WITH YOUR FORD? SEND IN YOUR QUERY AND WE'LL SORT IT OUT
QUERY OF THE MONTH
SPRINT CONDITION • Not even a global pandemic could stop Michael Sutherland from turning dreams of a sprint-focussed, concours-clean Mk1 Fiesta into reality. This is the awesome result.
WINDS OF CHANGE • Before the Cortinas and Escorts, Zephyrs and Zodiacs formed Ford’s first-ever official rally team. This is their incredible story.
CF BUYING RESTORING How to Repair front seats • Get comfy again with our step-by-step guide to fixing a collapsed or sunken seat.
SEARCH AND RESCUE • Reader’s restoration: His lifelong love of Escorts convinced Robert Delaney to undertake the three-year quest for only genuine Ford parts to restore his very rusty 1980 RS2000…
RALLYE SPORT 2000
TECH SPEC • 1980 ESCORT RS2000
BUYER’S GUIDE SIERRA MK1 • No longer considered winter hack fodder, the early, non-sporting Sierras are now seriously collectible. Here’s what to look for.
YOU’RE HISTORY • LOOKING TO THE PAST ONE CLASSIC IMAGE AT A TIME