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On August 24, 1979, Ford Cortina Mark V was announced. Actually, its official name was “Cortina 80”, but the press alone with the public gave it the Mark V tag. It was a large update of the Mark IV model, though it is hard to say that it was a …

One of the biggest steps made by Ford during the creation of fourth-generation Cortina is the convergence between the German Taunus and the British Cortina. After the model was launched in 1976, these two become the same cars with different badges. Furthermore, with the appearance of Ford Cortina Mark 4, …

Everything is cycled in this world: seasons, fashion, music, clothes and, of course, cars. With the current obsession with the 1970s, Ford Cortina Mark 3 becomes one of the pearls of this period. It was introduced in 1970 at the Earl Court Motor Show. It was the new model of …

After the first Cortina appeared in September 1962, four years later a new version, Ford Cortina Mk 2 was introduced. On October 1966 a car designed in a timeless European style that differed much from its predecessor appeared to the British car market. It was equipped with a quite similar …

In the early 1960s, British Motor Corporation was at the top of success with the first made in Britain minicar. So Ford decided to respond with an easy and inexpensive larger family car – the Cortina. This eye-catching modern-styled car was launched on 20 September 1962. In Britain, it was …