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Encyclopedia > Ford Classic
Ford Consul Classic
Manufacturer Ford of Britain
Production 1961–1963
111,225 made.
Predecessor Ford Consul
Successor Ford Corsair
Body style(s) 4-door saloon
Engine(s) 1.3 or 1.5 L Straight-4
Wheelbase 99 inches (2.51 m)
Length 170 inches (4.32 m)
Width 65 inches (1.65 m)
Curb weight 2070 pounds (940 kg)

The Ford Consul Classic or 'Consul 315' (as the export version was known) was a mid-sized car built by Ford in the UK from 1961 to 1963. It had the Ford code of 109E or 116E depending on engine size. Automakers, also known as carmakers, automobile manufacturers, motor manufacturers, or the automobile industry are companies that design and manufacture automobiles. ... 1933 Ford Model Y 1953 Ford Anglia E494A 1960 Ford Anglia 100E Ford Zephyr Six 1966 Ford Anglia 105E in Wales 1966 Ford Cortina Mk I in GT trim, with Lotus Cortina-like side stripe 1967 Ford Anglia 105E 1936 Fordson trucks ad Ford of Britain Limited was the manufacturing... Categories: Automobile stubs | Ford vehicles ... Ford Corsair The Ford Corsair, manufactured by Ford Motor Company in the United Kingdom, was a midsize car available as either a saloon or estate from 1964 until 1970. ... Cars can come in a large variety of different body styles. ... This article is about the type of car. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Kerb (sometimes mis-spelled as curb by Americans) weight is the total weight of a vehicle with standard equipment, all necessary operating consumables (such as motor oil and coolant), a full tank of fuel and not loaded with either passengers or cargo. ... 1933 Ford Model Y 1953 Ford Anglia E494A 1960 Ford Anglia 100E Ford Zephyr Six 1966 Ford Anglia 105E in Wales 1966 Ford Cortina Mk I in GT trim, with Lotus Cortina-like side stripe 1967 Ford Anglia 105E 1936 Fordson trucks ad Ford of Britain Limited was the manufacturing...


It was similar in appearance to the more popular Ford Anglia, featuring the distinctive reverse-rake rear windsceen. The Consul Classic was also mechanically similar to the Anglia, and used slightly larger 1340 cc and 1498 cc variants of the Ford Kent Engine. The car had front disc brakes and was fitted with a four speed gearbox with synchromesh on all gears on the 1500 version. Suspension was independent at the front using Macpherson strut units and at the rear the live axle used semi elliptic leaf springs. The Ford Anglia was a British car from Ford in the UK. It was related to the Ford Prefect and the later Ford Popular. ... The Ford Kent is an internal combustion engine from Ford of Europe. ...


Based on the same model was a coupé version - the Consul Capri (335). 1995 Buick Riviera coupe A coupé (from the French for cut) or coupe is a two or four-seater car with a fixed roof and two doors. ...


The Consul Classic was replaced in 1963 by the Ford Corsair. 111,225 Classics and 18,716 Capris were produced (Including 2002 'GT' Versions). Ford Corsair The Ford Corsair, manufactured by Ford Motor Company in the United Kingdom, was a midsize car available as either a saloon or estate from 1964 until 1970. ...


In Addition Seventeen Station Wagon conversions were carried out by Ford Dealership 'Hughes Limited' of Nairobi,Kenya.


Trivia

The Consul Classic was the first car of Beatle Paul McCartney who briefly owned a Goodwood Green Four Door Standard Model.


Former Prime Minister Harold Wilson owned a Windsor Grey Model and the Duchess of Kent had an Ambassidor Blue Four Door Deluxe car.


Also the first car of Ray Baker, who owned and greatly loved a 1500 version four door in Goodwood Green.


External links

  • Photos of a 1962 Ford 'Classic'
  • New Zealand Ford Classic club
Ford car timeline, European market, 1960s-1980s  v  d  e  Next ->
Type 1960s 1970s 1980s
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5
Supermini Fiesta I Fiesta II
Small family car Anglia 105E/Super Anglia 123E Escort I Escort II Escort III
Large family car Consul Cortina I Cortina II Cortina III / Taunus TC Cortina IV/V / Taunus II Sierra I
Taunus G13 Taunus P4 Taunus P6
Classic Corsair
Executive car Taunus P3 Taunus P5 Taunus P7 Granada I Granada II
Zephyr II Zephyr 4/6 III Zephyr 4/6 IV
Zodiac II Zodiac III Zodiac IV
Coupé Consul Capri Capri I Capri II Capri III

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Ford Classic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (153 words)
The Ford Consul Classic or 'Consul 315'(as the export version was known) was a mid-sized car built by Ford in the UK from 1961 to 1963.
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.
Ford Motor Company - Press Release - FORD BRINGS ACTION-PACKED MUSTANG FUN IN SUPPORT OF THE 2004 DETROIT FOOTBALL ... (625 words)
Ford brings fun and excitement to its sponsorship of the Detroit Football Classic featuring the Howard University Bison and the Alabama State Hornets at Ford Field this Saturday, Sept. 4.
Ford is adding more drama and excitement to a growing college football tradition by offering four spectators the chance to win an all-new 2005 Mustang.
In addition to the Detroit Football Classic, Ford is a major sponsor of the following HBCU Classics including the Southern Heritage Classic in Memphis, Tenn. On Sept. 18, the Atlanta Classic in Atlanta, Ga. on Sept. 25 and the Bayou Classic in New Orleans on Nov. 27.
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