A Brief History of the Ford Escort Mk 1

Ford Escort Mk 1 Ad

Introduction: Exit the Anglia, Enter the Ford Escort Mk 1 The Ford Escort Mk 1 is one of the most beloved British cars of its generation with styling that quickly embedded itself into the British and European pantheon of humble commuter cars that made good on the race tracks of the Continent, not to mention…

Read More

1968-69-Type Ford P68 “F3L” Prototype Racing Car

1968-69-Type Ford P68 F3L Prototype Racing Car Doors Up

The Ford P68, otherwise known as the F3L for “Ford 3 Litre”, is a sports prototype racing car that should probably be just as famous as the Ford GT40 that preceded it. It was essentially a closed-wheel, two-seat Formula 1 car powered by the then-new and unproven Ford-Cosworth DFV V8 Formula 1 engine. The project to…

Read More

1 of 404: An Original 1968 Shelby GT350 Mustang Convertible

Shelby GT350 Convertible Front

The 1968 iteration of the Shelby GT350 Mustang benefitted from a relocation of the production line from the California-based Shelby factory to the larger and more modern Ford plant in Ionia, Michigan. The advantage of this move was that 1968 and onward Shelby Mustangs tended to have overall better build quality, though purists do often…

Read More