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The Cars the Star Ford Capri

Quentin Wilson looks at the car behind the slogan 'The car you always promised yourself'. From its birth in 1969 to end of production in 1986, talking to those who designed and marketed the car as well as some devoted owners


 


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The Car's the Star - Fiat 500
The Car's the Star was een Britse televisie serie over klassieke auto's gepresenteerd door Quentin Willson. In elke aflevering wordt een auto uitgebreid behandeld aan de hand vaan een biografie beschreven door Wilson afgewisseld met interviews met eigenaren van auto's.





Clarkson's Car Years - Family Car 2000
Clarkson's Car Years - Family Car 2000





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





Cars the Star - Austin Healey.mpg
Cars the Star - Austin Healey





Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud documentary - The Car's The Star [BBC 1995]
18 years ago, on television, The Car's The Star. After the Silver Dawn followed the Silver Cloud in its standard version or a rare, long wheelbase. The carrossier H. J. Mulliner was just bought by Rolls-Royce and this specialist builded convertibles on the chassis. For the special bodies were James Young, Freestone & Webb and Hooper good addresses.The Silver Cloud was a popular status symbol among movie and pop stars. BBC 1995 'no copyright infringement is intended'





The Cars the star the VW beetle, Quentin Willson
The Story of the VW beetle from the Cars the star series, By Quentin Willson





Top Gear goodbye Ford Capri





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





Ford Capri Mk1 V6 Leaving Boxhill
Mk1 Capri Leaving Rykas Cafe, Boxhill





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.





The car's the star Volkswagen Golf GTI
First part of the Volkswagen Golf story from 1996. Quentin Willson presents.





Triumph Herald - The Cars the Star pt2
BBC Documentary from 1994. The Cars the Star with Quentin Wilson http://www.triumphherald.com





Capri 4 Me
Mike Sweeney presents 'Capri 4 Me', the show that celebrates the history of the Ford Capri, from it's American origins as the Mustang, to the MK3's used in the TV series 'The Professionals'. With guests Chris Baker, Gary Owen, Richard Royes, Glyn Watson, Michael Forman, Stephen Vokins, Harry Carlton, Tom Malcom, John Hill and Stephen Blakemore. Originally aired on Men and Motors TV channel in 2003





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'!





Chap Foose Ford Capri 3.0s engine start up
This is my 3.0s capri that i done a full nut and bolt restoration on.The vid was taken when i got the rebuilt 3.1 in place and started her up




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1967 Ford Capri sedan: 7.980 @ 172.200
mick mahoney, Engine: 588 big block, Tires: m/t slicks


1969 Ford Capri Windsor Nitrous: 8.250 @ 168.600
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1971 Ford Capri GT1600: 8.574 @ 157.850
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1985 Mercury Capri : 8.662 @ 161.690
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1969 Ford Capri sedan: 8.848 @ 154.320
elvio gonzalez, Engine: FORD 460BBF/514ci, Supercharger: n/a Turbos: n/a Tires: goodyear 10.5'


1971 Ford Capri GT: 9.967 @ 134.440
Sam Danaskos, Engine: 347,


1983 Mercury Capri RS: 9.997 @ 133.500
Ric Bogue, Engine: 351w (393) stroker, Supercharger: n/a Turbos: n/a Tires: 28x10.5


1979 Mercury Capri : 10.310 @ 132.000
Mark, Engine: 351 Ford, Tires: 28-10


1973 Ford Capri : 10.377 @ 130.050
Kerry Reuben, Engine: 393 windsor, Tires: hossier 10.5/28/15


1984 Mercury Capri : 10.474 @ 129.870
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1985 Mercury Capri rs: 10.561 @ 129.310
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1985 Mercury Capri : 10.900 @ 138.000
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1985 Mercury Capri : 11.200 @ 120.000
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1969 Ford Capri : 11.400 @ 0.000
Jacob Giannias, Engine: 302 windsor, Supercharger: none Turbos: none Tires: 235 rear 205 front (street tyres)


1986 Mercury Capri : 12.457 @ 103.820
Anatol Denysenko, Engine: stock 1986 302 Mercury, Tires: Goodyear 29x9


1985 Mercury Capri rs: 12.900 @ 109.000
dwayne gill, Engine: 5.0L 4BBL, Tires: REARS 295-50'S-15


1979 Mercury Capri rs: 13.115 @ 108.300
steven pham, Engine: 302ci, Tires: 245/50/16 cooper zpt 16psi


1985 Mercury Capri RS: 13.604 @ 100.916
capri331 aka Don B, Engine: 5.0 / 302, Tires: BFG DR 235-60-15 (rear) 13psi


1985 Mercury Capri RS: 13.665 @ 17.382
capri331, Engine: 5.0 / 302, Tires: BFG DR 235-60-15


1984 Mercury Capri RS: 14.100 @ 98.270
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