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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AIR FORCE 2 • Your projects: Force Racing’s Carl Austin is going back to his roots with his latest project — an ultra-lightweight, screamer Mk2 Escort that’s taking him back to the hills — and thrills.
SUSTAINABLE FUELS SPARK ROW • The motor industry is divided on the future of sustainable fuels, which could save the combustion engine from eventual extinction.
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I AM LEGEND • After 20 years at the top and a decade since its last feature, this high speed Sierra Cosworth is still pushing boundaries thanks to a new lease of life...
Dave Colledge’s Escort Estate
Darren Green’s Mk2 Escort
Geoff Cooper’s Escort RS1600
Darran Moss’ Mk2 Mexico
Toby Kent’s Cortina GT
Gareth LLoyd’s Escort RS1800
Dave Simms’ Mexico
Matt Ebbs’ Corsair
Jason Pillar’s V6 Fiesta
NINJA SPICE • Back in the ‘2 Become 1’ era, this Mk2 Escort adorned our cover resplendent in Kawasaki Ninja Purple paint. As you can see, quite a lot’s happened since then…
TIME MACHINE • Who needs a flux capacitor to travel through time? If Jim Cooper wants to be transported back to the swinging Sixties, he just jumps behind the wheel of his stunning Lime Green Anglia 105E Deluxe, which we first featured nearly 25 years ago!
GET PRACTICAL • It was all about getting stuck in at the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show. Here are the Ford-shaped highlights.
BEST MADE PLANS • Tom Jackson is a self-confessed estate obsessive, so when his brother, Kieran decided to build a Mk2 Fiesta, an intervention saw Kieran following suit with this subtle-looking Mk4 Escort Estate that packs a shouty Zetec surprise.
MOTORING ON • A car meet in February? What’s going on? With a venue like The Motorist, you're guaranteed a good turnout whatever the weather.
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Ben’sMk1Cortina • Thedrybuildisdone,andnowsoisthebodywork—the Cortinaedgeseverclosetogettingfreshpaint.Possibly...
THE BIG COMEBACK • The Consul GT is an unlikely starting point for a rally car, but this example won our hearts when we featured it way back in 1998. After a hiatus in a pampered collection, there’s talk of this heavy hitter throwing its weight around on the stages once again.
HANDLE WITH FLAIR • We look back at the outstanding motorsport career of Carlos Sainz, and his time behind the wheel of Blue Oval rally weapons.
How to TIG weld • Is TIG welding superior to MIG and gas? How easy is it to master? Is welding aluminium difficult? All the answers — and more.
TURBO BOOST • Readers’ restoration: Mark Walker’s 1981 Capri 3.0S is thought to be just one of four converted into turbos by Janspeed, only it was the paint colour that first attracted him!
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 effectively and still come away with the right policy for you and your classic...