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.
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THIS ISSUE • Out and about with our band of Blue Oval-loving writers and photographers.
ORANGE GROVE • Your projects: Serial car builder and restorer, Steve Grove is no stranger to a project, even if he has to build it in his back garden. But even without the luxury of a workshop, we reckon this citrus-styled RS2000 will be his tastiest creation yet.
FORD PLANS TO LOSE FOCUS
SUPPORT FOR SYNTHETIC FUELS FOR CLASSICS GROWS • The HCVA is backing research into synthetic fuels, citing them as the most effective way for the classic vehicle sector to achieve the net zero target.
BACK IN THE DAY
WHERE TO GO IN JULY
COMING UP INSIDE THE OCT 2022 ISSUE
CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW THEME REVEALED
TOP 10 REASONS TO VISIT FORD FAIR 2022 • Ford Fair is back at Silverstone on Sunday, August 14. Here are 10 reasons why you should be there.
PRODUCT OF THE MONTH
CLASSIC FORD SHOW • After a lockdown-induced break, the Classic Ford Show made a welcome return — at a great new venue. Here’s what went down.
WHY GROW UP? • Nineties nostalgia is massive in 2022 – and for those who were there, living large in Cool Britannia, this is about more than just retro fashion…
TOP 10 HOT HATCH HEROES • No other car maker could touch Ford when it came to fast, affordable hatchbacks in the 1980s. Here’s why.
FIESTA XR2 MK2 • Ford Heritage: In the late 1980s, the only car Paul Kitson wanted was a Mk2 XR2. Now, over three decades on, he’s finally got one — and it’s even better than he ever could have imagined.
XTRA SLICE • The Great British Car Journey museum proved to be a great new location for the XR Owners’ Club’s latest meet.
GOLDEN DAYS • A lifetime of Capri passion has led to this: a beautifully restored JPS, tuned for the street and strip.
WEBER IDF CARBS • How do the Group 1-style Weber 44 IDF downdraught carbs compare against the legendary DCOE sidedraughts on a Pinto? Graham finds out with some back-to-back testing.
KEJJA MOTORSPORT • With only six years of official trading to their name, it’s clear the family-run classic Ford restoration specialists are going places fast. We headed over to their Northamptonshire HQ to see how they’ve turned their passion into a thriving business.
Simon’s Mk1 Cortina
Know this TYRES • Choose the right tyres to keep your classic Ford firmly planted on the road, whatever the weather.
BROTHERS GOING TO WORK IT OUT • Dave and Mike Koskela were after another car to race alongside their Broadspeed Anglia and this Prefect 107E now fits the bill perfectly.
MONAGHAN RALLY • Rally-ready Mk2 Escorts and some classic Irish lanes? What more you could ask for?
Repair doors • Lower corners of the doors on your classic Ford seen better days? Here’s how to repair these tricky areas using some basic woodwork skills...
FLYING THE (RED) FLAG • Reader’s restoration: First restored from the mid-to-late 1990s, more than 20 years later Richard Meehan’s Sunburst Red Supersport is still one of the best in the UK.
Top 10 INSURANCE TIPS • There are lots of ways you can keep insurance premiums down. Here are 10 tips on how you can do it...