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Supercharged 1968 Ford Cortina 240 Mk2

When it comes to forging your own path you can never go wrong with a supercharger, especially a huge air-stuffing monster that sticks right out the bonnet of your Mk2 Cortina...

1974 Ford Cortina 2000E Mk3 - fully restored

Fully restored from the ground up, Jamie Cornforth’s 2000E is built to be used and enjoyed.

1965 Ford Lotus-Cortina

Alan Mann Racing was responsible for some of the most successful racing Lotus-Cortinas. Richard Meaden reunites this winning pair for the first time since 1966.

1964 Ford Lotus Cortina vs. 1962 Lotus Elan

The late racing maestro Jim Clark is still revered and adored by many – not least IndyCar legend Dario Franchitti. Here are his experiences of two very special ex-Clark Lotuses.

3.0-litre Duratec V6 engined supercharged 1972 Ford Cortina Mk3

With muscle car styling and a whacking great blower perched atop an unexpected engine, this Cortina is guaranteed to raise eyebrows — and pulses.

1970 Ford Cortina MkII 1600E

No sports saloon selection would be complete without a Ford – and jumping forward a decade from the MG into the Sixties, we’re spoiled for choice. The original Cortina or Escort in GT guise would have done, though as Ford’s period ad pointed out, ‘New Cortina is more Cortina’. It might have only been 21/2 inches ‘more’, but Ford’s new-for-1966 follow-up boosted its social aspirations as well as its dimensions.

2.0-litre Zetec engined Australian-delivered 1966 Ford Cortina 240 Mk1

This Mk1 Cortina may appear to be period correct when you first see it, but look a little closer — the discreet modern touches take it to another level.

Keith Halstead’s 1965 Lotus Cortina

Ford heritage: Keith Halstead’s 1965 Lotus Cortina was the first of only eight Mk1s ever put into service with West Sussex Police — six decades later it’s better than ever.

220bhp 2.9-litre Cosworth BOA 24-valve V6 1977 Ford Cortina 1600L shell Mk4

Originally featured two decades ago, ‘WOO’ has been given a new lease of life thanks to Ben Thompson

1977 Ford Cortina 1.6L Mk3

The Mk3 Cortina dared to break the successful mould laid down by its predecessors, but was Ford’s risk rewarded?

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