The Ford Cortina launched in September 1962 and continued production for the next twenty years with the model getting four other iterations. He literally wrote the book–well, books–on the subject, and one of them is specifically about this particular project. Colin Chapman’s chance came when he commissioned close friend and former BRM and Coventry Climax designer Harry Mundy to design a twin-cam version of the Ford Kent engine. At the same time, I instruct my bank to redeem the direct debits you have made to my account. Chapman quickly accepted, and the Type 28 or Lotus Cortina was launched. Sharing with Rob Hall, Andy fought hard against the Vozayides/Hadfield car, as anyone who was around at the time will remember. Other special features departing from standard were aluminium panels for bonnet, boot lid and doors, alloy castings for the bell-housing, diff-casing and gearbox tail-shaft housing. Pop quiz: How many Cortina Estates did Lotus build? With Classic Trader your vehicle is as good as sold.
Ford Lotus Cortina mk2 for sale. Goodies over the standard car included that twin-cam 1557cc engine plus a lightweight transmission, reworked suspension, sportier interior and aluminum body panels: doors, hood and deck lid. Here at William I’Anson Ltd, we are very much at the forefront in this world and as such are perfectly placed to confidentially discuss an appraisal with you. This Cortina Estate popped up for sale, and Bob happened to be between projects. Please reduce your search criteria. In 1964, a Lotus-Cortina leading around a bend with its inside front wheel in fresh air became a familiar sight. Whether it be U2TC, Masters Pre-66 Touring Cars, HSCC Touring Cars or one of the other many series in which it can be raced, 59133 is a hugely enjoyable, confidence inspiring Lotus Cortina which has shown to be a race winning car with Andy Wolfe and Rob Hall. Enter your email address to receive alerts when we have new listings available for Ford Lotus Cortina mk2 for sale. Very Rare Basil Green Cortina Perana V6 Genuine Perana 204 matching numbers. In around 1971, 59133 had been taken to a garage in Newmarket for some service work. This Lotus Cortina Estate is one of a kind, and Bob wants to see it admired. The bodywork part of the project was fairly easy, as somehow this car was mostly free of rust. Its design included revised headlights, a flattened roof, a wider slatted grille meant to increase aerodynamics and larger glass area, among other changes. Jim Clark won the British Touring Car Championship with ease, and in the USA, Jackie Stewart and Mike Beckwith won the Marlboro 12-hour.
Soon after that, Ford began racing the car across Europe, the U.S and Britain. The engine came from a Lotus club member’s Caterham, and it’s claimed to make almost 150 horsepower thanks to a mild cam upgrade, some head work and a larger, 1.7-liter displacement. The Cortina then moved to the new owner’s house and was bought by Andy Wolfe. The pairing claimed several wins with 59133 before it was sold to the current owners in 2011.
£12,990.00. Ending Today at 9:05PM GMT 3h 44m Collection in person. The major changes involved installing the 1,558 cc engine, together with the same close-ratio gearbox as the Elan. The fifth iteration of the Ford Cortina was launched in August 1979 as an update of the Mark IV. For Bob, this just meant his 1965 wagon would be identical to what Chapman would have built that year. Consumers got the Ford Cortina in two, four and five-door body styles with 1,200 and 1,500 four-cylinder engines. However, cargo capacity can always be improved, and as the saying goes, “Go wagon or go home!” A number of Cortina Estates were built, though none were ever subjected to Colin Chapman’s touch–until now, that is. We support you along the way.
Lotus, Here’s a simple analogy: The Shelby GT350 is to the Ford Mustang as the Lotus Cortina is to the Ford Cortina. Ford of Britain wanted a car that could win races, and Lotus had just finished developing their famous Ford-based, twin-cam engine. 1970 MK2 LOTUS CORTINA Original with complete history from new. ... FORD CORTINA LOTUS 3D REPLICA 2.0 PINTO ENGINE 1965 MODEL. | From the Nov. 2015 issue
Other Lotus-Cortina achievements included a 4th outright in the Tour de France, the Austrian Saloon Car Championship, the South African National Saloon Championship, the Swedish Ice Championship, and the Wills Six-Hour in New Zealand. The Cortina Lotus was a high-performance sports saloon that was inspired by the Mark 1. Though not a rocket by modern standards, the Lotus Cortina was a screamer in its day. Conversions are generated once a day. He’s not afraid to drive it–and has even taken it around Watkins Glen–but his favorite venues are shows “where people know what it is, and will appreciate that.”. Bob thanks eBay and Lotus Owners Group members for helping him find all of the necessary bits and pieces. Immensely successful on both sides of the Atlantic, the Lotus Cortina is credit to and yet another fine example of Colin Chapman’s legendary ingenuity, flare and ability to stay one step ahead of the game. The illustrated non-EUR-price are approximations and commercial roundings. You will be redirected to PayPal to complete the payment process. The only notable differences from stock are the driver’s seat, which is a new-old-stock Recaro from the ’70s, the protective wood strips in the cargo area, and the 15x6-inch wheels. The Cortina Lotus has been in races such as the Austrian Saloon Car Championship, European Touring Car Challenge and Swedish Ice Championship. U had a project on a early Alfa going, it died??
Its name is an inspiration from the Italian ski resort that hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics, Cortina d’Ampezzo. To top things off, each Lotus Cortina received the same paint job: white with a green stripe down the side. R7APz1e85ZePlBPV3P2gcmL7ssQGSMDeFlKBLsfYTgE1dyh7ClykalHx0tofGmWF. What should be included in the print exposé? Would he change anything? Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at +49 30 437 75 19 19. Keith Duckworth from Cosworth played an important part in tuning of the engine. U guys inspired me to buy a Alfa Spider, in intermediate to sad shape. 59133 has been maintained by Brands Hatch Morgans with engine work undertaken by Ian Claridge of Anglian Racing Engines. A Mk1 Lotus Cortina, restored to FIA specifications by Cortina ace Andy Wolfe as his personal car, co-driven by Rob Hall, and raced with much success with many wins, through to selling to the current owners in 2011. As it sits today, 59133 is presented with just Goodwood on the Lotus Twin-cam engine, accompanied by 2015 FIA HTPs and spares package. Collection in person. Presented with only the 76th Goodwood Members’ Meeting on the engine since rebuild by Ian Claridge of Anglian Engine Services. It resembled the German Taunus hence, its TC I connotation (Taunus-Cortina). Colin Chapman had been wishing to build his own engines for Lotus, mainly because the Coventry Climax unit was so expensive. Alan Mann Racing with their distinctive red and gold livery also performed well in the European Touring Car Championship, including a 1-2 victory in the ‘Motor’ Six Hour International Touring Car Race at Brands Hatch.
Coming from a background in Lotus Elans–which shared the Lotus twin-cam engine with the Cortina–he knew what had to be done: It was time to build a fitting tribute to the Lotus Cortina, one that would haul ass and quite a bit more at the same time. A full roll cage was installed and panel work attended to where necessary. Unfortunately, your search found no results. The engine’s first appearance was in 1962 at the Nurburgring in a Lotus 23 driven by Jim Clark. On completion of the work, the car was not collected for an unknown reason, and remained at the back of the workshop. Two variations were made for the Ford Cortina Mark I: The Ia was designed with elliptical front side lights while the Ib had its front grille redesigned, making it more rectangular. The engine was also smaller compared to its predecessor, and it had self-adjusting brakes, a softer suspension, and a reduced turning circle. The standard version of the Ford Cortina was never used for racing, but it did benefit from the success of the Ford Cortina Lotus. Amongst the details were a stainless steel exhaust system and flush fit fuel tank, to position the weight as low as possible in the car. Use Classic Trader as a professional distribution channel and benefit from our services. I authorize Classic Trader GmbH, Jacobsenweg 51-59, 13509 Berlin, creditor identification number DE81ZZZ00001454093, to collect recurring payments from my account by direct debit. It was produced from 1963 to 1970.
The aim was to create a car that would fit a family without costing too much. Restoration First With a variety of grids across Europe in which it can compete, including U2TC, Masters, HSCC and the Goodwood Revival, the Lotus Cortina is a great choice to get behind the wheel in tin-top racing. The standard version of the Ford Cortina was never used for racing, but it did benefit from the success of the Ford Cortina Lotus.
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After all, it’s basically a boxy Ford saloon with a huge trunk. Features As one of the first aeroflow cars, 59133 was built in a cross-over period with the a-frame rear suspension layout as a Lotus Cortina Mk1. To homologate the car for Group 2, 1000 were required to be built in 1963 and the car was duly homologated in September 1963.
Sep 19, 2019 Ford supplied the 2-door Cortina body shells and took care of all the marketing and selling of the cars, whilst Lotus did all the mechanical and cosmetic changes. Legally, these conversions are not binding. The Lotus engine produced 105 horsepower in stock form, which nearly doubled the output of cars like the Triumph Spitfire.
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