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by Steve Saxty
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Europe's Special Vehicle Engineering's leader speaks
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Europe's Special Vehicle Engineering's leader speaks

This is Special Vehicle Engineering - the team that designed the fastest Fords in Europe. Can you guess what was the secret car they are hiding there on the right? Rod Mansfield wrote a fascinating insight in my book where he tells us what it was like to do Capri, Cosworth and XRs, you can read it h...
by Steve Saxty
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ultimate Ford barn finds
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Views: 1862

Ultimate Ford barn finds

Here is one of the photos I took when writing my book last year, The Cars You Always Promised Yourself . It's about Ford's European cars of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Ford gave me first-time-ever access to their design archives. Then we uncrated after 40 years in storage many, many long-lost prototype w...
by Steve Saxty
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic Ford GB ads of the 70s and 80s
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Views: 1441

Classic Ford GB ads of the 70s and 80s

I’ve just lost 15 minutes of my life watching these Ford TV ads made by ad agency Ogilvy & Mather. They were given to me by Terry Holben who directed Ford’s ads for 22 years and wrote about the experience in my book. Take a look at them here as Ford pitched us RS, Capri, Cortina, Sierra, Granada...