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.
DREAM COME TRUE • Your projects: A build unlike any other, this Rallycross-ready Escort has an amazing spec and a spectacular story to go with it, as we find out how it all began some six years ago.
GET ON TRACK AT FORD FAIR • Join in the action at Silverstone this August
CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW REVEALS 2021 THEME
HAMMER TIME • Bumper crop of Fords coming up for auction next month
DRIVE IT DAY RAISES £30K
What’s On • All the must-attend classic Ford shows and events around the world for July and August.
WHERE TO GO IN JULY
WHERE TO GO IN AUGUST
PRODUCTS • THE LATEST, GREATEST BITS FOR YOUR CLASSIC FORD
OUR FRIEND’S ELECTRIC • Holy sparks! In a world first, Tim Harrison’s (easily) converted his Cortina to electric power — it’s totally wired!
ALL SPARKS • ABOUT CHARGED GARAGE
YOU CAN BE A HOMEBUILT HERO • Expert tips to help you start — and finish — your next classic Ford project.
WAGON WILES • This Sierra may have started life as a leisurely diesel — and it still has the badges to prove it — but thanks to Tom Jackson’s wily tricks, it’s hiding some high-octane surprises these days…
SHARP FOCUS • THE REV-HAPPY ST170 MOTOR
YOUR HOMEBUILT HEROES PROJECTS • 11 cracking builds that you’re working on right now — it’s over to you!
A QUESTION OF SPORT • Is this a genuine 1600 Sport? No, it’s not… although when you learn the story behind it, you’ll agree that Paul Yeomans’ Mk2 is about far more than concours correctness.
THE BARGAIN-BUY FASTER MK2
TRANSIT MK1 • Original classic Fords: This classic dropside commercial may be 50-years’ old, but it still gets to earns its keep on the milkround thanks to the Preston family.
THE FIRST FORD VANS
YOUR CARS • THE BEST OF WHAT’S DROPPED IN OUR INBOX THIS MONTH
Next month • See these and so much more in the September issue of the world’s biggest and best-selling Ford magazine!
How to INSTALL A TYPE-9 • Discover what’s involved in fitting a Type-9 gearbox into Fords ranging from the Anglia 105E and Mk1 Escort to the Capri and Cortina ranges.
RO PERFORMANCE • RO Performance offers a start to finish restoration service that takes place all under one roof. We paid a visit to find out how it all began.
Gavin’s Mk1 Cortina • Hoping to prevent some rear-end droop, Gavin channels the spirit of Lotus with some extra bracing courtesy Bishop’s Bespoke Builds.
QUERY OF THE MONTH
GREY MATTER • Think you’ve seen it all when it comes to Mk1 Escorts? Prepare to have your mind blown. The level of offbeat thinking inside this Australian ’73 is truly ingenious…
FIRST AID KIT • It wasn’t all about the Escort Cosworth; the RS2000 Mk6 was a bit handy as a rally car, too — especially in Evo II Kit Car form.
Know this Locking Methods • Get the low-down on how to ensure the fastenings on your Ford don’t come loose.
MORE LOCKING METHODS
THE CRUSADERS • Readers’ restoration: Bought as a parts donor for their Mk5 Cortina...