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.
SHELL SHOCKED • Your projects: Imagine blasting a 50-year-old bodyshell and finding absolutely zero rust? That’s exactly what Chris Gaunt discovered when he started work on this super-original Capri 1600XL.
‘NEW’ RS500S TO BE BUILT • AWS announce trio of continuation Touring Car-spec Sierras
COMING UP INSIDE YOUR FEBRUARY ISSUE
GEORGE BEBIKAN, 1955-2021
NINE DECADES AT DAGENHAM
What’s On • All the must-attend classic Ford shows and events around the world for December and into the new year.
PRODUCTS • THE LATEST, GREATEST BITS FOR YOUR CLASSIC FORD
ClassicFord AWARDS • The best of 2021
CLASSIC FORD PHOTOS OF THE YEAR • Our pick of the best feature images from the last 12 months
THE NOMINATIONS • The standout cars from an already incredible roster of Fords
CLASSIC FORD OF THE YEAR • Richard Barker and Graham Ellis’ Mk5 Cortina Estate
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR THE CLASSIC FORD ENTHUSIAST
CAUTION: REAR WHEEL STEER • Taking on an unfinished project is always a risk, but when Adrian Till’s mates had to stop work on this reardrive RS Turbo build, he knew he had to see it through.
BOOK OF GENESIS
PENSION PLAN • To keep him busy during his retirement, Bill Gysin got stuck into rebuilding this V8-powered 100E project — with spectacular results.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS • Entries are now open for the 2022 Great Unveiling. Has your project got what it takes?
GRANADA 3.0S • Ford heritage: It may have taken quite a few years for Lee Painter to realise his Granada dream, but as his flawlessly restored 3.0S shows, it was well worth the wait
THE JOY OF SIX
LOOK TWICE • Steve Hart set out to build a car Ford never put into production; the Lotus Consul Capri. The end result could be good enough to fool the experts.
THE FIRST TWIN-CAM CAPRIS
COSWORTH DRIVERS CLUB AT BROOKLANDS • The Cosworth Drivers’ Club hosted its first club meet at the historic Brooklands Museum recently, and it was a cracker.
Next month • See these and so much more in the February issue of the world’s biggest and best-selling Ford magazine!
Know this BEAT THE 40s • Graham’s set himself a challenge this issue — to get a Weber 32/36 DGV carb to out-perform a pair of 40 DCOEs. Is it possible? Read on…
MK3 CAPRI • Classic, plentiful and just as easy as a Mk2 Escort to improve — here’s how to get the best from a four-cylinder Mk3.
Gavin’s Mk1 Cortina Woody • Woody goes standard, then modified then back to standard again — all for the shows.
IN THE WORKSHOP • The Classic Ford fleet: our projects and rolling restorations
SUPER SPECIAL STAGE • Father-and-son team, Chris and Dean Cook, have reframed the plushness of the Anglia Super as a loving tribute to the model’s motorsport legacy.
THE RALLYING ANGLIAS
MOTORSPORT MEMORIES • As part of Dunlop’s competition department, Terry Higgins would travel the world supporting the works Escorts on events, and luckily for us, he took his camera with him.
SPA SIX HOURS • Classic Fords dominate the...