Crossflow Power: 1968 Ford Cortina 1600 GT MkII

In 1960, Patrick Hennessey, who ran Ford of Britain, was visiting the mothership in Detroit. He discovered that Ford had foisted the four-cylinder saloon project called “Cardinal” to its German division. (This car later became the Taunus 12M and… more»

Rare Canadian Import: 1973 Ford Cortina Mk III Estate

Developed by Ford of Europe, the Cortina Mk III proved one of the most popular cars to hit the British market during the 1970s. The company exported the vehicle to several foreign markets, including Canada. The seller located this… more»

20 Miles And Never Registered 1963 Ford Cortina

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not very familiar with the export-only models the big U.S. automakers have shipped to various countries around the world. Ford in particular has had a prolific export-only program which included the… more»

11,400 Miles! 1972 Ford Cortina 2000 Estate

Named after Italy’s Cortina d’Ampezzo, the “Italian supermodel of ski resorts” according to LonelyPlanet, Ford’s Cortina enjoyed decades of success in Europe and elsewhere. This 1972 Ford Cortina 2000 Estate hails from the Mark III years, the Cortina’s third… more»

Huge 15 Cortina Stash Including Two Lotus Cortinas!

The Ford Cortina is a compact car built by Ford of Britain from 1962-82 and was the UK’s best-selling car during the 1970s. While all this was going on, there was also a performance version of the car built… more»

Spoiled For Choice: 1968 Ford Cortina Estate

The owner of this 1968 Ford Cortina Estate had originally intended to perform an Ecoboost transplant on the car, but a change of plans means that he has now decided to part with the car. Barn Finder Roger referred… more»

Black Plate 1966 Ford Cortina GT

As the 1960s dawned, Ford of Britain was working away feverishly developing a new family-sized car that was not only capable of seating two adults and two to three children but would be inexpensive to produce and to sell…. more»

Giant Killing Project: 1965 Lotus Cortina

The Ford Cortina Lotus was a giant-killing car in the world of saloon car racing. It achieved success in Europe, Australia, and the USA. It was also a wonderfully rewarding road car. This particular Cortina is listed for sale… more»

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