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Rallye specs: 1971 Ford Escort MKI

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It’s not easy to find one of these Ford Escort MKI with the LHD option ad they’re even scarcer in the U.S.A., where this car actually is. That’s because these Fords were built by the british subsidiary so they were … Continue reading

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Brick-shaped classic: 1955 Ford Zephyr Six Convertible

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This particular (and, to us, very fascinating) cabriolet Called Zephyr Six (aka Mark I) was built by Ford UK from 1950 to 1956 and it was considered a full-size car. Although it could seem a small car at a glance, … Continue reading

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Minimal art: 1957 Ashley 750 Sport MKI

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If we should give a physical representation of the “Minimal art” concept, it would be this car. It’s an Ashley Sport 750 with a fiberglass body which clearly winks at period italian race barchetta’s. This car is the quintessence of … Continue reading

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The anti-Porsche: 1973 Ford Capri RS 2600 MKI

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An urban legend tells that back in early ’70’s Alexander Onassis, son of Aristotiles, lost a race accross Paris against Ford works driver François Mazet driving a Ford Capri RS 2600. Onassis was then driving a Porsche 911S, probably a 2.4l … Continue reading

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