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Vive La Difference! (Ford Consul Cortina Mk1) - 1962

The revolutionary Ford Consul Cortina was launched in 1962, and was an immediate success. This film was made to show potential purchasers how versatile it was, and how Ford had gone to great lengths to research it ahead of producing this exciting new family car.


 


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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".





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.





Ford Cortina MK1 Owners Club National Show 2010
Ford Cortina MK1 Owners Club National Show 2010 @ Stratford-Upon-Avon RaceCourse





mk1 lotus cortina vs mk1 cortina
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Ford Cortina Mk I Testing - 1962
This 1962 film shows the brand new Ford Cortina Mark I - "a small car with a big difference" - being tested at the British Army's Fighting Vehicles Test Ground. The statistics reveal the car to have an acceleration of 0-60 MPH in a mighty 25 seconds. The eagle-eyed among you will spot that the car is badged "Consul 225", a name that never made it on to a production model.





Ford Thames Trader Truck from Uganda
The 1959 model truck is still running in Uganda and doing all sorts of things including campaigns for Obama.





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.





OLD TOP GEAR (1993), NEW FORD MONDEO, SIERRA, CORTINA & JEEPERS JAMBOREE, 1/3
The new Ford Mondeo (1993) is featured in this episode. First of all, Michele Newman shows some of the predecessors to the Mondeo, the Mk1 Cortina, the Mk2 Cortina (1600E version), Mk3 Cortina & finally the MK4/Mk5. Afterwards, Quentin Wilson features the Ford Sierra & explains the plus & minus points of owning one.





Ford Capri Barn Find....
Helping my neighbour Les,drag a 1977 Ford Capri out of a dark and dank barn...last driven in 1981, been parked in the barn since then.





1965 Ford Cortina GT MK1
http://motoexotica.com/inventory/6050/1965_Ford_Cortina_GT.htm • Rarely Seen European MKI Ford Cortina GT! • Incredible Restoration! • 1.5L OHV Kent 4 Cylinder! • Manual Transmission The Ford Cortina is a car built by Ford of Britain in various guises from 1962 to 1982, and was the United Kingdom's best-selling car of the 1970s. The Cortina was produced in five generations (Mark I through to Mark V, although officially the last one was called the Cortina 80) from 1962 until 1982. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is thrilled to offer a rarely seen Ford from all the way across the Pond! This 1965 Ford Cortina GT comes to us from a prominent, private collection and has benefitted from an incredible, nut & bolt restoration. This is one of the coolest European cars we've had in our showroom in a long time and it's well worth a good look! Finished in Monaco Red, the paint is in absolutely breathtaking condition. We are hard pressed to find imperfections to the paint or even the body. The body is extremely straight and solid. The chrome and bright work is also in excellent condition. This Cortina shows very well and is sure to turn heads, not only because it's so incredibly restored but also because it's very rare that one sees a Cortina GT out and about! The interior is very clean and simple. The black upholstery is in beautiful condition and you will notice that there are late racing seats installed. The carpet, door panels and headliner are all in comparable condition. The color matched dashboard and dash pad are in wonderful condition, showing no signs of fading or cracking. The dashboard houses a set of Auto Meter Phantom gauges (Oil Pressure, Water Temperature, Fuel Level, Voltage) and the original Ford Cortina speedometer and tachometer. These all look awesome. There is also an aftermarket AM/FM/CD player as well. Under the hood, you'll find that the engine bay is fresh and tidy. The later model Mark II 1600, overhead valve, Kent 4-cylinder (casting #681F 6015DA) starts up easily and runs excellent! Upon the engine is what appears to be an original two barrel carburetor and headers. The main wiring harness has also been cleaned up by a Painless Performance kit. Matched to the engine is a manual transmission, making this Cortina a blast to drive! It has power front disc brakes and it sits upon a set of 13" 8-spoke, gunmetal Midland Wheels wrapped in a set of new 185/60R13 tires that look great. It's already very hard to find a Cortina GT; it's MUCH harder to find one in condition such as this! The VIN is 3A77EG79301 and the mileage currently shows 86,219. It is being sold on a clean and clear title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!





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.





Mk1 Cortina Zetec and The Police
Took this rather nice (but Nervous) Police Chappie round Aintree Circuit at speeds of upto 120 MPH :-)





Lotus Cortina Mk1 Onboard - Saturday Race, VRG Turkey Bowl 2012
Green flag drops at about 3:40! Feel free to check out some of my channel's other racing videos too! This is my second race of the weekend in my 1965 Lotus Cortina Mk1. I arrived to the grid late, so I had a lot of work to do to work through traffic. It was a lot of fun, and I advanced from 15th to 1st!





Cortina Special
Mike Sweeney presents 'Cortina Special' where he takes a look into the history of the Ford Cortina and speaks to many enthusiasts! With guests Graham Robson, Stephen J Vokins, Harry Calton, Tom Malcom, Maurice Bennett, Andy Middlehurst, Dave Eastwood, Andy Childs, Darren Seed, Carol Seed, Stuart Hughes. Originally aired on Men and Motors TV channel in 2003





Ford GT70 - 1970
This film features the development of the Ford GT70 - the car that Ford saw as the logical next step in their competition programme. The design was by Len Bailey, who had been the chief designer of the GT40. Only five prototypes were ever completed of the planned six, and the planned limited production run of 500 never happened.




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