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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SOME FRONT • Your projects: Where do you go next after converting your Fiesta XR2i to rear-wheel-drive? For Tobias Arkell the answer was a crash-course in spaceframing...
ULEZ THREAT TO MODERN CLASSICS
COVERS OFF! • YOUR EYE ON THE WORLDWIDE CLASSIC FORD SCENE
OUT FROM THE VAULTS
RS1600i breaks auction record
WHERE TO GO IN APRIL
COME JOIN THE PARTY!
THE GREAT BRITISH SHAKE OFF • This restomod Capri is at once quintessentially British and wonderfully multicultural, shaking off the conventions of the scene to create something unique.
FOREST RANGER • Where’s the fun in having a fast car and not using it? Pontus Eriksson has a different approach, pirouetting his ice-white Sierra through the frosty forests of Sweden…
TRANSIT MK1 • Ford Heritage: Built in Blighty, this Mk1 Transit spent most of its working life in Malta before coming back to the UK for a refresh at the hands of Stephen Starkey. And it’s never looked so good.
LIVE AND KICKING • Scottish Ford Live was the perfect end to the 2022 season and a big dose of inspiration for the 2023 one, too. Time to get busy!
THE INEVITABLE ONE • Once you’ve owned a classic Ford it’s difficult to keep away from them, so naturally after many years, Irishman, Mikie Morris is back behind the wheel of this freshly-rebuilt Escort Estate.
WE ARE FAMILY • Tasmania has a thriving classic scene and, when it comes to old Fords, the Wilson family are right in the thick of it. We didn’t need to be asked twice when they offered us a closer look at their stunning collection.
THE ANGLIA RACE CAR
THE MK1 CORTINA GT
THE ROGER CLARK TRIBUTE CAR
THE MK2 CORTINA HISTORIC GROUP N RACE CAR
LETTER OF THE MONTH
CAPRIS IN 2023
Very low Mk3s
The ABC of tuning
BUDGET PINTO TUNING • How much extra power can you gain from a stock 2-litre Pinto with a carb, cam and manifold swap? Graham finds out.
Jason’s Anglia 105E • Racin’ Jason’s back in a classic Ford, and this time it’s Angliashaped. Time to dig out a big dose of inspiration.
Graham’s Mk3 Capri • The ‘easy’ lockdown project still isn’t complete a whole year after the restrictions were lifted. Graham deserves a medal for persevering with this one…
DIFFERENTIALS • A diff is more than just a set of gears that transfer your engine’s torque to the wheels — depending on the type, it can affect how your classic Ford drives, too. Here’s how.
THE REAL McRAE • What could possibly be cooler than owning a genuine ex-works Focus World Rally Car once driven by the late, great Colin McRae? How about owning four of them — just ask Czech motorsport fanatic, Jiri Jirovec.
SIX PACKED • Like buses, you see one GT40, then another 13 turn up. That’s the Spa Six Hours for you.
Inspection cameras • We look inside sills, fuel tanks and engines to examine the uses for an inspection camera and decide whether one will help to identify hidden problems.