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.
LAST RIGHTS • Your projects: By all accounts, this Escort XR3i should have been scrapped, but as one of the last UK-registered examples, Kurt Tann knew he had to save it — and give it some retroin-spired touches at the same time.
ECO FUEL: FALSE ECONOMY? • Drivers’ accounts on E10 fail to stack up against Government claims
RUSTY CORNER • Terminally-rotten old Fords
NEW BANGERS & CASH SERIES
THROUGH THE TREES
FORD DROPS OUT OF TOP TEN
ENTER THE 2022 GREAT UNVEILING
COMING UP • INSIDE YOUR SPRING 2022 ISSUE
WHERE TO GO IN APRIL
PRODUCT OF THE MONTH
Classic Ford Show IS BACK! • Your guide to the must-attend event for all classic Ford enthusiasts — back for 2022!
UNDERCOVER ESCORT • Don’t be fooled by the understated looks, perfect paint and comfy interior; this Mk2 is packing trick suspension and a 260 bhp NA YB.
BUILT NOT BOUGHT • With several top-notch Escort builds behind him, Frank put all his experience into this Mk2 project.
Top 5 BUILT NOT BOUGHT TRICKS • There’s nothing like getting stuck into a new project or revamping an existing one. We look at five good reasons for doing it yourself.
RHYTHM SECTION • Thanks to some subtle but radical body mods, this off beat Pop dances to its own (Zetec SE-powered) tune.
BUILT NOT BOUGHT • Mike’s been messing with old Fiords for years, so his latest project was always going to be different.
RULE OF SIX • Inspired by the Savage Cortinas, this now carefully-rebuilt Cortina 1600E has a long relationship with V6 power.
BUILT NOT BOUGHT • The idea of a Mk2 Cortina with a V6 really appealed to John, but he was hoping for one in better shape…
SCOTTISH FORD LIVE • Ford Live is back and bigger and better than ever thanks to a classic turnout.
Fresh Steel • Simpler is better, reckons Jacob Cooper, and his super-clean, tuned 2-litre Mk3 Capri on steels pays testament to that.
TRIPLE FANTASY • Ford heritage: Owning your dream car is a genuine life-goal for most of us. But three of them? That’s extremely ambitious…
LETTER OF THE MONTH
YOUR PHOTOS • Cars, roadtrips, shows, tattoos… share your images right here.
ClassicFord • Ford Live, Knockhill, September 25
YOUR CARS • THE BEST OF WHAT'S DROPPED IN OUR INBOX THIS MONTH
Next month • See these and so much more in the Spring 2022 issue of the world’s biggest and best-selling Ford magazine!
MK4/5 CORTINA • Often overlooked when it comes to modifying old Fords, the later Cortinas actually have bags of potential. Here’s why.
AIR SUSPENSION • This month we look at how it’s simple to flick between a spot-on ride height for shows and everyday usability at the touch of a button; we speak to Air Lift Performance to get the lowdown on air suspension…
JOIN US ON THE 2022 CLASSIC FORD TOUR
Simon’s Mk1 Cortina • The Mk1’s much-needed front suspension upgrade didn’t quite go as planned — but it turned out to be for the better…
IN THE WORKSHOP • The Classic Ford fleet: our projects and rolling restorations
EXPERT CLINIC • TROUBLE WITH YOUR HORD? SEND IN YOUR QUERY AND WE'LL SORT IT...