Classics, passion for the past

1965 Ford Cortina MK1 Lotus Replica

£ 29995

Carrosserie Saloon
Brandstof Petrol
Transmissie Manual
Kleur Beige
Kleur interieur Black
Bekleding Vinyl
Stuur Rhd
The Ford Lotus Cortina - commonly referred to as the Lotus Cortina, was specifically designed for racing and was first derived in 1961 with Colin Chapman the founder of Lotus, playing a major role in its design and production. It was built by Ford Between 1963 and 1970 in partnership with Lotus and was only sold in White with a Green stripe and with its powerful 105bhp 1.6 Litre Engine it had a top speed of 108mph and 0-60mph in 13 seconds, which in the early 1960's was pretty impressive and the car went on to set the standards for the future of Ford’s high-performance models.

Lotus Cortina's recorded multiple victories in motorsport and most notably at the hands of Grand Prix legends Graham Hill and Jim Clark.
Clark won several racing championships in the Lotus Cortina, including the British Touring Car Championship in 1964 and the European, Belgium and New Zealand championships in 1965.

Originally built as a Ford Cortina 1.2 Super and first registered on April 9th 1965, this car was the subject of a full rebuild in 2019 and it now incorporates a rebuilt Rover 4.6 Litre V8 with Mega Squirt fuel injection, EDIS Ignition system, Cherry Bomb Exhausts, Ford Sierra Cosworth 5 Speed Gearbox, Disc Brakes on all 4 wheels, uprated suspension, Aluminium Radiator, Aluminium Racing Fuel Tank, Wooden Mota-Lita Steering Wheel, original instruments, front Bucket Seats, a set of Image split-rim Mini-Lite style Alloy Wheels with Yokohama tyres and much more! Only 250 miles since completion.

Full specification details to follow plus a full set of photographs upon completion of our showroom preparation.

Car on display @ our showrooms in Mortlake, SW London.

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