"It might have looked like a spaceship
- particularly when compared to Ford UK’s standard issue cars of the time like the Anglia - but this first edition of a Ford car to carry the Capri moniker was as "
"I guess my interest in Ford Capri started in 1972 when I was 9 years old.
I was given a copy of The Observer Book of Automobiles as a present by my parents. I found it fascinating. I loved all different sorts "
Any reader of a certain vintage will hold numerous ideas about the Ford Capri in their minds. If you were of the age that they were marketed in their original guise, you will think of them as "
"The first Ford Capri wasn’t a Capri. Not as you know it.
The first Ford Capri was actually a a sleek, two door streamliner version of the odd looking Consul. it was, as Billy Bragg suggested to us a "
When in 1986 a friend of mine purchased an outrageous Capri RS 3100, it changed my life. I lived a few streets back from the A12 in Metropolitan Essex. In the wee small hours, you could hear the beast racing from traffic "
"If you count the finned and chromed Consul GT version of the Capri, our favourite Ford has had four evolutions across a life-span of some 25 years. That's if you don't count, of course, the various stateside Fords that have borne "
"Any Ford Capri owner will love the car that they live with. But we asked our resident Fordists to name the Capris they would love to own...
Mk 1 1600:
White, with black vinyl roof for us. The performance of the original "
"A friend said it looked like General De Gaulle’s nose on wheels, and certainly the Citroen DS23 EFi I briefly owned had a Gallic beakiness.
Film lovers might remember The Day of the Jackal, starring Edward Fox as a "
"Jeremy Webb jumped on two very different Triumph motorcycles, travelling on a couple of the best biking roads to put them to the test. He took the Tiger 1200 and the Street Twin to Wales to find out Who Dares Wins.
"It might seem strange to talk about another mag as part of an Influx edition, but there's no greater insight into the motoring world than a car sales magazine. At least it used to be, before the internet stole their "