1978 Ford Cortina Mk IV 1.6L
I ran this company car from 1978-1980. Although it was
only L spec it had all the extras i.e. Wide sports wheels and tyres,
Bronze metallic paint, sun roof, head rests, radio, overiders,
mud flaps, mirror etc. (the standard car came with
I really liked this motor - it was quite fast and the wide tyres held
road well, it was comfortable and quiet on long journeys. For
reason it was brilliant on snow and could get out of anything the
weather threw at it when other vehicles in our fleet were totally stuck.
- OHC 1593 cc Pinto engine.
- 95 mph. 30 mpg
- Independant Front suspension by unequal swinging arms and coil
- Coil spring suspension with solid axle at rear.
- Quite soft suspension but gripped well.