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Capri Report (Launch of Ford Capri MkIII) - 1978

Hosted by Michael Rodd, this film was made for Ford dealers about to get their hands on the new Ford Capri MkIII. It looks in detail at what made the Ford Capri such a sales success for Ford, spanning from the humble L to the 3-litre S and Ghia models.


 


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Ford Commercial Vehicle Range - 1968
This film shows the impressive range of trucks - from the iconic Transit to the "snake supple, rhino tough" D1000 articulated lorries - offered by Ford in 1968. There's plenty of rugged action with some florid description thrown in. These vehicles are "made by men who know trucks, and know what you want from them".





Two at the Top (Ford Granada launch film) - 1971
When Ford chose to replace the enormous Mk IV Zodiac and Zephyr range, they took a massive leap forwards with the new Granada and its cheaper brother, the Consul. Smaller than its forebear, it was lighter, faster, and smarter. This is a shortened version of the launch film for both cars, and shows how high Ford were aiming with this car in terms of the cars it was competing with.





Ford Capri Ace Cafe 2013 a Coops Insurance recording
Ace Café Ford Capri show September 2013 organised by the Surrey Capri Club





Top Gear goodbye Ford Capri





Launch of the Ford Capri Mark I - 1969 - HD version
We are delighted to share with you a cleaned-up, colour-corrected, HD version of the film we uploaded in January 2014. We hope you enjoy it even more now its looking at its best. This film was produced to launch the Ford Capri as "the car you always promised yourself". Our sophisticated hero is distracted from his 3 very different girlfriends by the eye-catching new Capri. He finds himself in a dilemma as to not only which woman to choose but which of the three exciting Capri models featured in the film he should go for.





A Dazzling Ford Capri 2.8 Injection Special with Just 24,844 Miles from New - SOLD!
SOLD - SIMILAR REQUIRED PLEASE CALL 01733 425140 A dazzling Ford Capri 2.8 Injection Special with just 24,844 miles from new. EQUIPMENT Body-coloured door mirrors-driver electric, body-coloured grille, lamp bezels body-coloured, power assisted steering, front and rear spoilers, tailgate wash/wipe, tinted glass all round, ammeter and oil pressure gauge, tachometer, quartz analogue clock, courtesy lights, perforated black headlining, front reclining Recaro seats, three-spoke leather covered steering wheel, electrically operated aerial, tilting/sliding steel sunroof, boot light, instrument brightness control. EXTERIOR The bodywork of this race-bred Capri is in very good condition finished in Mercury Grey, (code Q7). A deep blemish free shine gives this car a beautiful presence. The plastic trim has not faded and all the decals are correct and present. There are some minor markings commensurate with a car of 26 years of age such as the rear wings where the rubber spoiler sits. The supplying dealer sticker in rear screen and front and rear number plates are still fitted. The vehicle has not been detailed on the underside or engine bay. A wonderful unmolested survivor. INTERIOR The interior of this 2.8 Injection Special evokes a sense of true nostalgia with the supportive Recaro seats looking fantastic finished in the grey high-grade leather with 'Strobe' pattern fabric centre panels. The black perforated headlining unique to the Special is tight and clean and the deep pile grey carpeting is soft to touch. The leather covered steering wheel along with the drivers bolster has worn. The dash area remains original and fully functioning controls and areoflow vents face the driver in a wonder fashion. Minor hairline cracks to the dash top can just be seen. The original Dealer tax disc holder and leather key fob are still included. An 80's iconic interior exactly true to the manufactures intentions. ENGINE & TRANSMISSION This Capri is in fine mechanical order having covered such low miles in its 26 years. The Capri 2.8 Injection was the first offering of the new Special Vehicle Engineering (SVE) operation that had recently been set up in Dunton, Essex. SVE added a Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection system, an oil/water heat exchanger, viscous coupled fan and an improved radiator making this models 158 BHP capable of 130mph and 0-60mph in 7.9 seconds. The 5 speed gearbox is in fine fettle and slots through the gears precisely. WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES This Capri is fitted with the factory original 7-spoke alloy wheels. The plastic centre caps have had the Ford logo refreshed at a DIY standard. Brand new AVON turbospeed CR28 205/60 R13 tyres have been fitted. The hydraulic dual-line servo-assisted brakes with ventilated front discs unique on the 2.8 Special stop the car quickly and in a straight line. HISTORY FILE Supplied new by Ford Main Dealers, Harper Motor Co. Ltd on the 8th August 1987 this will be one of the very last 2.8 Specials ever made being on an 'E' prefix. Remaining with its original private owner, Mr Allan, for 26 years and until May of this year, before being purchased by a second owner. Annually serviced by the supplying Ford Dealer up to 24,148 miles and 1998 before being laid up. Fortunately, the owner kept the annual MOT ritual despite not using the car leaving no doubt to the incredible low mileage of just 24,844 being genuine and highly sought after. All Ford manuals and spare keys, including the torch key on dealer leather fob, are included. HPI Clear and Approved Used Car Check certificate.





1981 Ford Capri 2.3 V6 cold start in winter
Auf mehrfachen Wunsch die deutsche Übersetzung: Hier seht ihr meinen 1981er Ford Capri, er verfügt über einen 2.3 Liter V6 Vergaser-Motor. Das Fahrzeug hat eine Automatische Choke-Vorrichting, was bedeutet, daß man bei Kälte keinen Knopf ziehen muß so wie bei früheren Vergaser Motoren. Zweimaliges drücken des Gaspedas sollte den automatischen Vergaser aktivieren (hat hier anscheinend nicht so funktionert) Ich finde das Fahrzeug hat einen tollen Sound verglichen mit den heutigen Autos. Wenn euch das Video gefällt gebt mir ein 'Daumen hoch'!





Test driving my Ford Capri Automatic
Test driving my 1981 Ford Capri 2.3 V6 automatic on a coutryside road with different speed limits - - Kleine Testfahrt mit meinem 1981er Ford Capri 2.3 V6 mit 3-Gang Automatik auf einer Landstraße mi





Zakspeed Ford Turbo Capri
Zakspeed Ford turbo Capri beim AvD Oldtimer GP 2012 auf dem Nürburgring. Peter Zakowski fährt das Original Meisterschaftsauto von 1981, mit dem Klaus Ludwig damals gewann. Das Fahrzeug ist mit dem kleinen Motor der Division 2 bestückt mit 1,4l Hubraum. In beiden Rennen sah Zakowski die Zielflagge wegen technischer Probleme nicht. Im Rennen 1 bedrängt er Oliver Mathai im Porsche 935 und im Rennen 2 räumt er binnen kürzester Zeit das Feld von hinten auf. Sowohl nach dem Training als auch nach dem ersten Rennen wurde am Fahrzeug umfangreich gearbeitet. Der Ladedruck ist noch nicht eingestellt und deshalb hat P.Zakowski die Hand häufiger mal am "Dampfrad". Vom turbo Capri wurden insgesamt fünf Fahrzeuge gebaut. Ein Fahrzeug wurde zerstört, eines zu einem Mustang umgebaut, ein Fahrzeug wurde von Herbert Stenger bei Bergrennen eingesetzt, ein Fahrzeug baut Stefan Mücke in Berlin wieder auf und hier eben das 1981er Meisterschaftsauto bei Zakspeed. onboard race1 at 05:35 onboard race 2 at 12:14





Fifth Gear: Ford Capri Mk3 - 2.8 V6 Injection Special (1986)
Fifth Gear's Vicki presents the cult icon, Ford Capri Mk3 - 2.8 V6 Injection Special (1986). Read more at: http://bit.ly/cNwwBO





Two Mk3 Capris Leaving a Car Meet
Two Mk3 Capri's Leaving a Local Meet Like the Facebook Page - www.facebook.com/mk1kieran Follow me on Twitter - www.twitter.com/mk1kieran Follow me on Instagram - www.instagram.com/Mk1Kieran





The Seven Days of Monza - 1972
This film follows a seven day endurance test on the famous Monza circuit for two Ford Transits powered by the new 2.4 litre "York" diesel engine. A team of top drivers - including Roger Clark and Bengt Sodestrom - drove 4 hour shifts in "an incredible non-stop maximum speed battle against time". Ford took three world endurance records - all without a single mechanical breakdown - over the 168 hours and 12,000 miles covered at an average speed of 74 mph.





Ford Capri Documentary - The Car is the Star Part 1
The Car's the Star presented by Quentin Wilson. This documentary is in two parts and is all about the Ford Capri. I've had eight Capris, so this is just up my street, I hope it is yours - enjoy! This is part 1





Five Stars Ahead (Ford Anglia & Prefect) - 1952
This is the 1952 launch film for the new E100A Ford Anglia and Prefect range. Shot in 35mm, this film has some lovely shots of Ford's design studios, the factory at Dagenham, the prototypes undergoing testing, and finishes with the new cars being used by delighted families. Filled with optimism, this film captures the mood of motoring from the time, where the country was emerging from the post-war gloom days and looking to a brighter new future.





Safety First - 1934
This 1934 gem shows the pitfalls of modern driving and gives the viewer some examples of poor road etiquette, as well as illustrating the correct approach. The sardonic commentary by "the Editor of Autocar" just adds to the drama. Have driving skills improved since 1934?





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