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.
THE LEGEND LIVES ON • Your projects: To those in the know, the original Supervan never disappeared, but having been laid up for over 30 years it’s finally being restored back to its former glory.
FRONTEND • YOUR EYE ON THE WORLDWIDE CLASSIC FORD SCENE
What’s On • All the must-attend classic Ford shows and events around the world for August, September and beyond.
WHERE TO GO IN AUGUST
WHERE TO GO IN AUGUST
PRODUCTS • THE LATEST, GREATEST BITS FOR YOUR CLASSIC FORD
FIT FOR PURPOSE • When you have 500 bhp of YB power, there’s no need for lightweight panels or race car interiors — just plenty of grip to handle it.
HANDLE WITH FLAIR • Never mind those power upgrades — get the suspension and brakes sorted on your classic Ford and head out for some B-road bliss. Here’s how.
Mk1-Mk2 ESCORT • So many options... Here are the essentials
ANGLIA 105E • Easy to improve thanks to clever upgrades
MK1-MK2 CORTINA • Easily adaptable using later Ford components
MK1-MK3 CAPRI • Think Escort, think easy upgrades
MK3-MK5 CORTINA • Parts bin swapping or aftermarket, it’s all here
MK1-MK2 FIESTA • A myriad of options
MK1-MK2 GRANADA • The bigger brother needs careful tweaks
ANGLIA/ POPULAR 100E • Everything will need upgrading...
TEEN SPIRIT • It’s a long-held dream for many to track down and buy back their first car. And thanks to a few quirks of fate, James Tetherton was able to do precisely that…
WHAT LIES BENEATH • THE FRUITY CROSSFLOW
HOW TO GET ON TRACK • Make the most of those suspension upgrades with a circuit session. Here’s how to get the best out of one.
MK2 GRANADA GHIA • Ford heritage: The Mk2 helped forge a new identity for Ford, wooing customers with a mix of discreet styling and solid design. This Ghia still turns heads for all the right reasons today.
FESTIVAL OF SCENE • Players Classic has become the London Fashion Week for the modified car scene. We duly popped along to see what’s hot and were delighted to find that, despite the lockdown enforced hiatus of last year, it’s lost none of its pazazz…
ANDY DEVINE MK2 ESCORT (THE MEXORCIST)
DAVE CARPENTER MK1 FIESTA
JOHN EDBAN MK2 ESCORT
ADAM LUFF MK2 ESCORT
SMOKE SIGNALS • At first glance it may look like a beautifully restored 2000E estate, but the Signal Orange paint should be a warning. There’s more to this Cortina than meets the eye…
THE PERIOD-PERFECT INTERIOR
LETTER OF THE MONTH
MAILBOX • YOUR LETTERS, EMAILS & SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS
YOUR CARS • THE BEST OF WHAT’S DROPPED IN OUR INBOX THIS MONTH
Next month • See these and so much more in the October 2021 issue of the world’s biggest and best-selling Ford magazine!
Know this PINTO CARB TEST • Will bolting on a pair of DCOEs to a standard 2-litre Pinto make much difference? We put 40s and 45s to the test and compare the results to the good-old 32/36 DGV.
Ben’s Mk1 Cortina • New custom wheels, custom...