"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 "
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 "
"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 "
"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 "
"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 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 "
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 "
"The last time someone won a Grand Prix at the Jarama race track in Madrid, it was Gilles Villeneuve.
Ironically, it was a race won at the slowest speed, as Villeneuve — driving the truck-like Ferrari 126C — had to use every "
"The beautiful things of the earth become more dear as they elude pursuit. Thomas Hardy.
Chris Baglin, the builder of the gorgeous Ducati Bevel, can remember exactly what it was that ignited the flame inside him that eventually led to "
"Our FOCUS for this edition is Jamie Sheldrick
With a background in landscape photography, Jamie Sheldrick's photos often give you more than simply a picture of a car - we chat to him about how he got into motorsport photography.
"When we think of motorcycle helmets we generally name Arai, Shoei, AGV, Shark, Nolan et Al. Not many motorcyclists globally would name Davida helmets, a small family-run business in Birkenhead, Merseyside. But this will soon be changing as the company "