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 Ford Cortina -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Cortina was Ford's mass market medium-size car and sold in enormous numbers, making it ubiquitous on British roads until 1982, when it was replaced by the (additional info and facts about Ford Sierra) Ford Sierra.
The Cortina was withdrawn from the American market when Ford decided to produce a domestic small car in 1971, the (additional info and facts about Ford Pinto) Ford Pinto, though it continued in Canada until the end of the 1973 model year.
While the first two generations were similar to the British models, Ford Australia began fitting the 200 and 250 CID six cylinder engines as available in the (additional info and facts about Ford Falcon) Ford Falcon to the TC onwards...
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 Ford Consul Eota - Motorbase
The Consul used a 1508cc four cylinder version of the new engine which was mated to a 3 speed manual gearbox.
The Consul had established itself as a good quality medium size saloon and would pave the way for many later mid-range models such as the Cortina family.
Consul, Zephyr & Zodiac Mk 1 & 2 1950-62
www.motorbase.com /vehicle/by-id/1260   (306 words)

 Ford Classic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ford Consul Classic or '315 Consul' was a mid-sized car built by Ford in the UK from 1961 to 1964.
The Consul Classic was also mechanically similar to the Anglia, and used slightly larger 1340cc and 1500cc variants of the Ford Kent Engine.
The Consul Classic was replaced in 1963 with the Ford Corsair.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Consul_Classic   (123 words)

 Ford_Consul_MK2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Designed by Colin Neale the new big Fords were introduced in 1956 to replace the Mk1.
The Consul being slightly shorter than the other two and 4 cylinder - the others bieng sixes.
Below is a similar Consul used by Phil Coe in the Pre-70 meeting at Mildenhall on 2/6/01.
www.geocities.com /atozofbangerracing/Ford_Consul_MK2.html   (96 words)

 Ford Consul/Granada MKI - Motorbase
By 1972 Ford had established its reputation in Europe for building large, comfortable saloons aimed at the growing executive market segment and so it launched a new range to replace the ageing Zephyr/Zodiac Mk IV.
The new range discarded the previous Zephyr/Zodiac model names in favour of Consul (for the 4 cylinder and base models) and Granada (for the 6 cylinder cars).
The Consul came with a choice of either V4 (later cars used the straight four "Pinto" unit), or the "Essex" V6 engine, automatic transmission was also available.
www.motorbase.com /vehicle/vid/-154596011.html   (264 words)

 Posters, Brochures And Ads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The German Ford group was developing a car code-named the "Cardinal," which ultimately was introduced as the Taunus 12M.
Ford of England's engineering team., lead by Terence Beckett and Fred Hart, called their project "Archbishop," i.e., one better than a Cardinal, although they knew that the Cardinal was actually named after a bird.
The Consul badge was retained until October 1964; with the introduction of the 1965 model, the [1965] Cortina sported a wider two-tier grille incorporating the parking/turn signal lights, and also the bonnet badge was changed to "Cortina" instead of "Consul."
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 Ford Cortina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
From 1970 it was almost identical to the German-market Ford Taunus, which was originally a different car model altogether; this was part of a Ford attempt to unify its European operations.
The Cortina was also sold in other right hand drive markets such as the Republic of Ireland where it was assembled locally, as well as Australia (where it had optional 3.3 and 4.l litre inline 6 cylinder engines), New Zealand and South Africa, where it had a 3.0 litre V6.
The Cortina was Ford's mass market medium-size car and sold in enormous numbers, making it ubiquitous on British roads until 1982, when it was replaced by the Ford Sierra.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/f/fo/ford_cortina.html   (279 words)

 Hearse.de: Picture Page
Ford fan Frank Scholtysek even sent me a complete lesson about those models: "This one is a Ford P 7 b, they were built until 1972.
P 7 is the Ford internal label of the series, but also the last model that was called so.
This is a Ford Consul (the cheaper version of the Ford Granada) flower car.
www.hearse.de /pics3.htm   (576 words)

 The New Zealand Ford Consul Capri and 315 Resource Centre and Owners Magazine
The Ford Consul Classic 315 and sister Consul Capri 335 were produced by Ford UK between 1961 and 1964.
The Classic and Capri were a conspicuous bid to move the small Ford image up-market after Ford's rather sparten post war efforts.
The New Zealand Consul Capri and 315 Owners Magazine seeks to build a network of enthusiasts in New Zealand, to encourage interest in and the preservation of these, the most characterful and unusual of the British Fords.
www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz /~kris/consul   (171 words)

 British Motor Manufacturers 1894-1960, Ford
The first true British Ford was the 8 hp Y Series two or four door saloons.
The Pilot of 1947 used a V8 engine that was developed during the war years, but the austerity of the post war years led to its replacement with the Consul and Zephyr in 1950.
These had transatlantic styling and were powered by a four (Consul) or six-cylinder (Zephyr) engine.
www.britishmm.co.uk /history.asp?id=365   (289 words)

 Ford Consul Mk 2 - GB Classic Cars
The Ford Consul Mk 2 was introduced in 1956 along with the Mk 2 version of its bigger 6 cylinder brothers the Zephyr and Zodiac.
The Mk 2 Consul engine was the 4 cylinder unit from the Mk 1 but with an increase in capacity from 1508cc to 1703cc.
In 1957 a Consul De Luxe was introduced with improved interior trim, and in 1959 there were some styling changes which included a lower roof line.
www.gbclassiccars.co.uk /ford_consulmk2.html   (239 words)

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 Ford Consul Engine - Practical Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In 1956 Ford unveiled a new Consul and Zephyr range, the Mk II.
The Consul now had a much larger and more powerful 1703cc engine, although a three speed gearbox was still standard equipment.
Despite strong sales the Consul name was dropped for the new Mk III line-up and the base four cylinder model also became a Zephyr (Zephyr 4)
www.practicalclassics.co.uk /engine/by-id/11   (173 words)

 Ford Cortina Home Page
Henry Ford's initial interest came from being thrown from a horse on his his Father's farm at Dearborn, Michigan, he felt that there should be a more reliable (and of course more comfortable !) method of transport than that offered by animals.
The Ford Cortina was one of the UK's most popular car, being manufactured from 1962 until 1982, when it was replaced by the Ford Sierra.
Ford's huge plant at Dagenham in Essex, UK, is considered to be the home of the Cortina.
www.martinbass.org.uk   (806 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Consul Classic (315) and it's companion the Consul Capri and GT were commercial failures for Ford.
There were several reasons for this one is allegedly Ford were not prepared for the phenomenal success of the 105E Anglia.
Another reason was the supposedly unreliable 1340 cc engine which attracted a reputation for snapping the hollow three bearing crank.
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 Ford Consul Mk 1 - GB Classic Cars
The Ford Consul was launched at the 1950 Earls Court motor show and went into production in 1951.
It featured an all new 1508cc overhead valve engine, and was also the first Ford (along with the new Zephyr introduced at the same time to use MacPherson strut suspension on the front.
These could be ordered via the local Ford dealer in the same way as the saloons.
www.gbclassiccars.co.uk /ford_consulmk1.html   (170 words)

 Ford Consul and Granada, brief history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The German built Consul range had 1.7 litre V4, 2.0 litre OHC "Pinto" and 2.3 litre "Cologne" V6 engines.
British built Consul range had 2.0 V4 and 2.5 litre "Essex" V6 and in Consul GT 3.0 litre "Essex" V6 engines.
Consuls were made with all four body shapes, 2-door saloon, 4-door saloon, coupe and estate and there were available three trim levels, Consul, Consul L and Consul GT.
www.damage.fi /slas/consulgranadahistory.html   (307 words)

 Ford Consul Directory at Linkcentre.com
Captain Harry George Wakelyn FORD York and Lancaster Regiment Captain Harry George Wakelyn FORD was born in 1848.
As Consul, he put this information before the Senate, which declaredhis position he needed to make a splash during his year as Consul.
An outstanding military victory against some threateningthere is a fair chance that he was driven to violence by a Consul spoiling for a fight and for his own glory.
linkcentre.com /cars/Car-Manufacturers/Ford/Ford-Consul/10.php   (651 words)

 Home Page for ENFOFAN [aol screen name funder770]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Consul nameplate started in 1950 with the MKI and ended in 1962 with the introduction of the Consul Cortina, which became the Cortina in '63.
The Consul Utility (Pick-up truck) is perhaps the rarest of the Consul Zephyr Zodiac range.
The most intimidating aspect of repairing the Consul was with the rot at the bottom of the A-post.
members.aol.com /Funder770   (832 words)

 Open Directory - Recreation: Autos: Makes and Models: Ford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ford City - Photos and links of all years Fords: pro-street, classic, custom, race cars, show cars, old cars, new cars and trucks.
Ford Festiva Com - Offers technical information, performance and styling modifications, maintenance tips and classifieds for the 1988-1993 Ford Festiva.
Ford Flathead V8 Engine - Resources for specifications, model identification, and parts drawings for the Ford flathead V8-powered cars built from 1932 to 1953.
dmoz.org /Recreation/Autos/Makes_and_Models/Ford   (760 words)

 Ford Consul Mk1 - restored 1950s Ford saloon photo at Classic Wheels
This Consul Mk1 is light beige, and is a saloon of the type popular in the 1950s era.
The slightly stodgy Mk1 Consul was Fords family saloon of the early fifties
Please note that this Ford Consul Mk1 photo and all other images are Copyright and not to be reproduced anywhere else in any form, and no images are to be linked to direct from other websites.
www.classic-wheels.co.uk /old_ford_consul_mk1.htm   (350 words)

 Ford Consul - restored 1960s Ford saloon photo at Classic Wheels
This Consul is blue, and is a saloon of the type popular in the 1960s era.
If you're interested in classic Ford vehicles, don't forget to have a look around the rest of this old transport website as you'll find more about Ford, in addition to this restored Consul from the saloon section.
Please note that this Ford Consul photo and all other images are Copyright and not to be reproduced anywhere else in any form, and no images are to be linked to direct from other websites.
www.classic-wheels.co.uk /old_ford_consul.htm   (366 words)

 Ford Consul Classic picture (#14) at Kelsall show in Cheshire
Not everything that Ford produced was a big hit and it is fair to say that the Consul Classic didn't really sell in big numbers.
Fords ideas was that the Classic would fit in the range between the 105E Anglia and larger Cortina and Corsair.
The styling was unusual to say the least and had a very trans-atlantic feel to it.
www.oldclassiccar.co.uk /photos-kelsall/ford_consul_classic_14.htm   (345 words)

 Ford Consul Capri 335 GT Diary of Work
Ford Consul Capri 335 GT Diary of Work
Trip away with Jacqui to Pohrongahau Beach, via Masterton, Alfredton, Pongaroa, Weber and Wimbleton.
Notice the road name - from one old Ford to another!!
www.breeders.co.nz /capri/trips.htm   (41 words)

 Dave Bean Engineering, Inc. The Official Vintage Lotus Car Parts Distributor, Specials Page
In all cases, we find that it is time to move on, clean the shelves to make room for stuff we actually sell, and free the memory bank of trivia about cars we have no affinity for.
We are also cleaning out our English Ford shelf, new and used items which most people don't know we even have in stock.
Anglia, Prefect, Morgan, Consul/Zephyr, Corsair, Ford Cortina MK I, Ford Cortina MK II, Pinto / Fiesta; Misc/Unknown Ford
www.davebean.com /Blowoutspecials.htm   (844 words)

 Veilingkijker - ford consul
ford consul, zephyr & zodiac 1950 -1962 werkplaatshandboek
ford consul capri lledo (vanguards) nieuw in de doos!
vraagbaak ford consul cortina mk1 (1963 - 1966) € 15
www.veilingkijker.nl /ford_consul.html   (434 words)

 LOVEfords - Dave Wiggins' 1958 English Ford Consul Mark II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
During the time I was getting the Consul back on the road I became friends with Bob Pare of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.
Bob had owned English Fords off and on over the years and started the North American English Ford Registry.
During these trips he purchased a number of original Ford period-accessories for the car, including the bonnet (hood) ornament, wheel trim rings, Ford Consul key fob, and a very rare set of four Ford crest hubcap medallions.
www.lovefords.com /galleries/member/wiggins/58enford.htm   (684 words)

 Ford Consul Mk1 Car Spares and Information on Fords, Consul Mk1s etc
This section on OCC is for the owner driver who perhaps has a particular part that he/she has on their 'bits needed' list.
Simply go to the relevant page for your Ford - see the menu on the Classics Free Ads homepage if this isn't it - and post your ad for free.
Terms of Service Inclusion of a car, parts or other vehicle for this sale on OldClassicCar is not an endorsement of the vehicle, the seller, or the legality of the contact as owner of the item(s).
www.oldclassiccar.co.uk /freeads/ford_consul_mk1.htm   (1098 words)

 World Classic Autos/ Ford GB
Ford Consul, Zephyr, Zodiac Mk.1,2,3 Owner's Workshop Manual UK E J Kean Haynes
Ford Consul and Granada Owner's Workshop Manual UK J H Haynes, B L Chalmers- Hunt Haynes
Ford Consul and Granada 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0 1972-77 All Models Owners Workshop Manual UK J H Haynes, Ian Coomber Haynes
www.worldclassicautos.com /clfiles/clfordGB.htm   (2373 words)

 Consul Capri For Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This English Ford “Consul Capri” is of little relation to the German Ford Capri of the 1970's which was sold through the Mercury dealers in the US.
Currently this rare surviving Capri is powered by a newly built English Ford “Kent” crossflow four cylinder motor enlarged to 1700cc.
Included with the sale of this car are many spare parts, manuals, books, period articles about the English Ford Capri including the November 1963 Road and Track with the test drive article, and two extremely rare original dealership sales brochures for this car.
www.beachcitygas.com /capri4sale/capri4sale.htm   (265 words)

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