The 1600 four and three-litre V6 were also available.[94]. Replacement door hinge pins. The Ford Essex V4 engine 2.0 L (British built) and Cologne V6 2.0 L (German built) served as initial range-toppers. 01279 793995 07901 646264. close menu. Ford was, however, enjoying success with high performance versions of the Fiesta, Escort and Sierra, which appealed mostly to buyers who might have been expected to buy a Capri before 1980. In addition, North American versions received larger rubber-covered bumpers (to comply with US DOT regulations) for 1973. On 25 September 1973, Ford gave the green light to the long-awaited RHD RS Capri, replacing the Cologne V6 based RS 2600 with the Essex V6 based RS 3100, with the usual 3.0 L Essex V6's displacement increased to 3,098 cc (3.1 L; 189.1 cu in) by boring the cylinders from the 93.6 mm (3.69 in) of the 3.0 L to 95.25 mm (3.75 in). Besides the racing RS3100, the GAA engine was also used in the Formula 5000 racing category. By the standards of the mid 1970s, the Capri II was a very well evolved vehicle with very few reliability issues. The Capri was offered in the Australian market from 3 May 1969, as the 1600 Deluxe and the 1600 GT, using the 1.6-litre Kent OHV engine. It was only available in vista orange and was optional dealer fitted with a Ford Rally Sport boot mounted spoiler and rear window slats – a direct link to the Mustang. Externally the car could be easily distinguished by seven spoke RS wheels (without the customary "RS" logo since this was not an RS vehicle) and colour-coded grille and headlamp surrounds. Germany's Dieter Glemser won the drivers' title in the 1971 European Touring Car Championship at the wheel of a Ford Köln entered RS2600 and fellow German Jochen Mass did likewise in 1972. Add to Cart. Ford Australia concentrated its sales efforts on other UK sourced products, namely the Escort and Cortina sedans. Ford began selling the Capri in the Australian market in May 1969[8] and in April 1970 it was released in the North American and South African markets. In addition, the Mk III featured improved aerodynamics, leading to improved performance and economy over the Mk II, and the trademark quad headlamps were introduced. From 1970 to 1978, the Capri was sold in North America through Ford's Lincoln-Mercury Division. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. This model was essentially rebuilt by hand by Tickford at approximately 200 hours per car. Due to late production of Capri IIs, there were no 1975 models sold in the US (Lincoln-Mercury dealerships had an inventory of leftover 1974 models during the 1975 model year as seen on TV advertisements). The 1600 I4 was dropped. All Rights Reserved. From a 1.0L 3-cylinder engine making over 120 hp to a 365 hp 3.5L V6 engine, the Ecoboost range is expanding and helping Ford replace larger less-efficient engines from their lineup. British Leyland, for instance, had taken the decision not to replace its MG and Triumph sports cars on their demise at the beginning of the 1980s due to falling popularity, instead concentrating on mostly MG-badged versions of hatchbacks and saloons like the Metro and Montego, while Ford had enjoyed strong sales of its faster versions of the Fiesta, Escort and Sierra in the run-up to the Capri's demise. For the Australian car, see, fastback coupé manufactured by Ford Motor Company, Ford Capri Mk II – 'Capri II' (1974–1978), Springbock Supercars – Aussie Style, Australian Muscle Car, Issue 10, Nov/Dec 2003, pages 16 to 19, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Technical data Ford Capri Mk I – Perana V8 (1970–1973)", "Ford Capri RS 2600 im Fahrbericht: RS 2600 – der 911-Versäger", "Ford Capri Vista Orange Special Advert 1971", "Technical data Ford Capri Mk I – RS3100 (1973–1974)", "Technical data Ford Capri Mk II – 3000 GT / Ghia / S (1974–1978)", http://www.fordcaprilaser.co.uk/page32.html, "1977 Ford Capri II 1300 L (model for Europe U.K.) specifications & performance data review", "1974 Ford Capri II 1300 L (low compr.) Although a fastback coupé, Ford wanted the Capri Mk I to be affordable for a broad spectrum of potential buyers. Klaus Ludwig subsequently won the 1981 title. The body mainly consisted of aluminium profiles and 80 metres of aluminium tubing. The Mark II and Mark III 3.0 litre X-pack special performance options pack for the Capri were offered between 1977 and 1980. This car was less successful, and was withdrawn after just three years. In 1979, no longer importing the Ford Capri, but capitalising on the model's positive image, Mercury dealers began selling a new Capri that was a restyled derivative of the Fox-bodied Ford Mustang and was produced until 1986. This article is about the European Ford Capri built between 1969 and 1986. (model for Europe U.K.) specifications & performance data review", "1974 Ford Capri II 1300 L (model since February 1974 for Europe ) specifications & performance data review", "1974 Ford Capri II 1300 XL (model since mid-year 1974 for Europe Italy and France) specifications & performance data review", "1974 Ford Capri II 1600 Ghia (model since February 1974 for Europe ) specifications & performance data review", "1974 Ford Capri II 1600 L (model since February 1974 for Europe ) specifications & performance data review", "1977 Ford Capri II 1600 GL (model for Europe ) specifications & performance data review", "1974 Ford Capri II 1600 L (low compr.) The rear suspension employed a live axle supported on leaf springs with short radius rods. [92] The engines were carried over for the 1976–77 Capri ll hatchback models, although the V6's power had crept up to 109 hp (81 kW) at 4,800 rpm. The normally aspirated 1.6 and 2.0 variants were rebranded with a new trim level – "Lasers" – which featured a fully populated instrument pod, leather gear lever, leather steering wheel, four-spoke alloy wheels as used on the S models, an electric aerial and colour-coded grille and mirrors. [20] The car also featured improved aerodynamics. britishcarlinks.com Classifieds - Buy or sell your British car parts on britishcarlinks.com! Ford introduced the John Player Special limited edition, (known as the JPS) in March 1975. Vauxhall had launched coupe versions of its MK1 Cavalier in 1978 but when the MK2 Cavalier was launched in 1981 there were no coupe versions. While Ford marketed the car as "Ford Capri – The Car You Always Promised Yourself",[2] the British magazine Car described the Capri as a "Cortina in drag". It sold only 80 units. This made it the first Ford to feature a hatchback, at a time when the hatchback was becoming increasingly popular in Europe after first being patented by Renault in the mid-1960s. The car retained very little of the Capri, the roof and pillars as well as some parts of the rear end. For the 1982 model year, the Essex 3.0 V6 powerplant which had been the range topper since September 1969 was dropped, mainly because of ever more strict emissions regulations, that Ford knew the old Essex V6 design could not meet, a new sporty version debuted at the Geneva Motor Show, called the 2.8 Injection. [59], What is thought to be the last Capri registered in the UK is a white Tickford registered on 11 September 1991 with the registration number J4AJA. Ads run until sold! Under the new body, the running gear was very similar to the 1966 Cortina. The Ford Capri is a fastback coupé built by Ford Motor Company between 1968 and 1986, designed by American Philip T. Clark, who was also involved in the design of the Ford Mustang. The "Brooklands" models had a steep price tag of around £12,000 and struggled to sell. The last run limited edition Capri 280, nicknamed "Brooklands" referring to the name of the particular shade of green that all Capri 280 models were painted in, featured a limited slip differential, full leather Recaro interior and 15 inch versions of the seven spoke 13 inch wheels fitted to the superseded Capri Injection Special. The smaller Puma, produced from 1997 to 2002, was more successful, but Ford did not replace it directly, instead launching faster versions of the Fiesta and Focus hatchbacks soon after the Puma's demise. Enter your email address to receive a monthly update. After 1.2 million cars sold, and with the 1973 oil crisis, Ford chose to make the new car more suited to everyday driving with a shorter bonnet, larger cabin and the adoption of a hatchback rear door (accessing a 630-litre boot). The Tickford Capri pricing issues meant that Ford also sanctioned the Turbo Technics conversion as semi-official, although only the German RS and British Tickford ever appeared in Ford literature as official Ford products. Web Counter added 4/15/2002. The X-pack was also equipped with a wing as standard and it also featured unique 7,5 x 13 inch wheels for which the special bodykit was made and a free flowing performance exhaust system with distinctive flattened rear ends. . The 1971 Capri offered the Kent-built 1600 I4 and the optional, Cologne-built OHC 2000 (2.0 L) I4 engine for improved performance with 101 hp (75 kW). Find and connect with us on popular social media sites. At the end of the year, new sports versions were added: the 2300 GT in Germany, using a double-barrel carburettor with 125 PS (92 kW), and in September 1969[6] the 3000 GT in the UK, with the Essex V6, capable of 138 hp (103 kW). The intention was to reproduce in Europe the success Ford had had with the North American Ford Mustang: to produce a European pony car. At the same time the 1600 GT became the 1600 XL, while the 1600 Deluxe remained unchanged. Capri sales had slid considerably by the time of the introduction of the Capri II, and the high price contributed to ending sales of German-built Capris in the US.[93]. [17][18] Only 250 RS3100s were built for homologation purposes between November 1973 and December 1973 so its racing version could be eligible for competition in the over three-litre Group 2 class for the 1974 season[19] However, the car was still competitive in touring car racing, and Ford Motorsport produced a 100-model limited edition with this new engine. On 25 February 1974,[21] the Capri II was introduced. Neither the Mk.1 facelift (except the RS3100) Capri nor the subsequent Mk.2 and Mk.3 models were produced or officially sold in Australia (though they were heavily involved in Australian motorsport and many have been privately imported). By the 1986 model year - the Capri's final year on sale - the range had been rationalised even further to just the 1.6 Laser and the 2.8 Injection. [58] This version also featured a luxury interior with optional full leather retrim and Wilton carpeting and headlining,[59] large rear spoiler, colour-coded front grille, deeper bumpers and 'one off' bodykit designed by Simon Saunders, later of KAT Designs and now designer of the Ariel Atom. SKF wheel bearing kit (front): Ford Escort RS Mk1/Mk2, Capri Mk1/Mk2/Mk3 (not 3.0 from 10/71) SKF114, SKF wheel bearing kit (rear): Ford Escort Mk1/Mk2 including RS, Capri Mk1, Cortina Mk2 (English axle) SKF148, SKF wheel bearing kit (front): Ford Capri 3.0 10/71- & Granada Mk1/Mk2; (rear): Escort Mk3/Mk4 (not Van) SKF416, Bottom radiator hose: Ford Capri MK1 3000 V6 71-74 RH1072, Top radiator hose: Ford Capri Mk3 2.0/2.3/2.8 V6 & Cortina Mk5 2.3 V6 RH1517, Bottom radiator hose: Ford Capri Mk3 2.8 V6 RH1519, Bottom radiator hose: Ford Capri MK1 OHV 1.3/1.6 69-70 RH165, Top radiator hose: Ford Capri Mk1 2.0 V4 Essex RH186, Bottom radiator hose: Ford Capri Mk1 2.0 V4 Essex RH187, Top radiator hose: Ford Capri MK1 3000 V6 71-74 RH1998, Top radiator hose: Ford Capri MK1 3000 GT 69-10/71 RH920, Bottom radiator hose: Ford Capri MK1 3000 GT 69-10/71 RH921, Bottom radiator hose: Ford Cortina Mk2/Mk3/Mk4/Mk5 OHV & Capri Mk1/Mk2/Mk3 OHV RH705, Top radiator hose: Ford Cortina Mk2/Mk3/Mk4/Mk5 OHV & Capri Mk1/Mk2/Mk3 OHV RH759, Top radiator hose: Ford Capri Mk1/Mk2/Mk3 1.6/2.0 SOHC RH1051, Bottom radiator hose: Ford Capri Mk1/Mk2/Mk3 1.6/2.0 SOHC RH1052, Top radiator hose: Ford Capri Mk2/3 3.0 V6 Essex & Consul 2.0 V4 RH036, Bottom radiator hose: Ford Capri Mk2/3 3.0 V6 Essex RH1029, Door hinge pin finisher clip (each). For 1974, new engines were used—the OHC 2300 (2.3 L) I4 and OHV 2800 (2.8 L) Cologne V6; producing 88 hp (66 kW) and 105 hp (78 kW) respectively. For Germany the Capri now offered 1.3-litre (55 PS (40 kW)), 1.6-litre (72 PS (53 kW)), 1.6-litre GT (88 PS (65 kW)), or 2.0-litre (99 PS (73 kW)) in-line four-cylinder engines, complemented by a 2.3-litre V6 (108 PS (79 kW)) and the UK sourced 3.0-litre V6 with (140 PS (103 kW)), available with either a four-speed Ford Type 5 manual transmission or one of Ford's new C3 three-speed automatic transmissions available on all models except the 1.3, the C3 automatic transmission proved to be a very popular option among Ghia buyers, therefore it became standard on all Ghia models after the 1976 model year and the four-speed manual transmission became optional. For all queries please contact our Customer Service Team. In May 1976, and with sales decreasing, the intermediate 3.0 GT models disappeared to give way for the upscale 3.0 S and Ghia designations. Aircraft Fasteners, Hardware and Plumbing Visit our Bon Aerodivision here. (model since February 1974 for Europe ) specifications & performance data review", "1977 Ford Capri II 1300 L (low compr.) [6], The initial reception of the car was broadly favourable. The Essex V6 was the most common engine, as it was assembled locally – the Pinto "four" was not installed. Although expensive and slow selling these proved that the press would enthusiastically cover more developed Capris with higher performance. A forum for the Ford Flathead Six and the 215/223/262 OHV Six. 5301, at Ford's Halewood plant in the UK and on 16 December 1968 at the Cologne plant in West Germany. The new model was exported to the United States, where it was marketed as the Mercury Capri. Available only in black or white, the JPS featured yards of gold pinstriping to mimic the Formula 1 livery, gold-coloured wheels, and a bespoke upgraded interior of beige cloth and carpet trimmed with black. In 1973, the Capri saw the highest sales total it would ever attain, at 233,000 vehicles: the 1,000,000th Capri, an RS 2600, was completed on 29 August.[14]. Ford Australia also imported four examples of the Capri II (Mk.2), albeit for show purposes only. Ford had decided not to launch a direct successor to the Capri, as it did not feel that demand for affordable coupes in Europe was sufficient enough for a new Capri to be developed. Unlike the European market where the Capri was available in several trim levels and marketed as the equivalent of a Grand Touring automobile, the US/Canada market Capris were marketed as an compact sports car. A high quality genuine SKF wheel bearing kit. About 500 Capris were converted by specialist Basil Green Motors to run the 302 Ford Windsor V8 engine. Larger front disc brakes, a standard alternator and a front air-dam on all S models finished the list of modifications.[24]. One problem was the relative price difference to the standard Capri Injection, with the Tickford version costing twice as much. Ford® is Built for America. The 1973 model had the federally mandated 2.5 mph front bumper for '73. A Group 5 version of the Capri Mk III was built by Zakspeed to compete in the Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft motor racing series. The last Capri made (registered as D194 UVW) still exists today, and is owned by Ford's heritage workshop. 1977 was the last year that Capris were made for the US market with 513.500 cars sold in the year. In the same review Vicar summed up the car as follows: "Perhaps with a bit of work it can be given road-holding and performance less like an American car and more like a European one". The concept of a heavily facelifted Capri II was shown at the 1976 Geneva show: a Capri II with a front very similar to the Escort RS2000 (with four headlamps and black slatted grille), and with a rear spoiler, essentially previewed the model some time before launch. At launch the existing engine and transmission combinations of the Capri II were carried over, with the 3.0 S model regarded as the most desirable model although the softer, more luxurious Ghia derivative with automatic, rather than manual transmission, was the bigger seller of the two V6-engined models. One of the last limited editions of the original Mk I, was a version that came in either metallic green or black with red interior and featured some additional extras, such as cloth inserts in the seats, hazard lights, map reading light, opening rear windows, vinyl roof and for the first time a bonnet bulge was fitted to the sub-3.0-litre models. The continental model used the Ford Taunus V4 engine in 1.3, 1.5 and 1.7 L engine displacements, while the British versions were powered by the Ford Kent straight-four in 1.3 and 1.6 L form. Ford revised it in 1972. (model since February 1974 for Europe ) specifications & performance data review", "1977 Ford Capri II 1600 L (low compr.) In October 1976, the only UK plant producing Capris, Ford's Halewood plant stopped production, and all production of the Capri was moved to the Cologne and Saarlouis factories in Germany, and the Genk factory in Belgium.[25]. This development used half leather seating and included a limited slip differential. The RS2600 also received modified suspension, a close ratio gearbox, lightened bodywork panels, ventilated disc brakes and aluminium wheels. WebMaster Ford Essex V4 / V6 Tuning Guide This Ford engine can be viewed as a kind of scaled down American V8 and it certainly weighs as much! For more classic car parts for sale visit Vintage Car Connection. However, the rise in popularity of "hot hatchbacks" and sports saloons during the early 1980s saw demand for affordable sports car fall throughout Europe. Parts Suppliers - New and Used. Several of its competitors had already been discontinued without a direct replacement, most notably British Leyland's MG B which was not directly replaced when the Abingdon factory which produced it was closed in 1980. Similar styling elements were subsequently introduced in the 1979 Cortina 80, 1980 Escort Mk III and the 1981 Granada Mk IIb. It was mechanically based on the Cortina and built in Europe at the Halewood plant in the United Kingdom, the Genk plant in Belgium, and the Saarlouis and Cologne plants in Germany. The Capri still maintained the large rectangular headlights, which became the easiest way to distinguish between a Mark II and a Mark III. Search. [49][50][46][51][52][53], From July 1981 to September 1982, German RS dealers marketed a limited edition, Zakspeed inspired, left-hand drive only, 'Werksturbo' model capable of 220 km/h (137 mph). Ford made a return to the coupe market in Europe when the American built Probe was made available to European buyers from 1994. The 2.0 L version of the Pinto engine was introduced in the European model and was placed below the 2.3 litre V6 and the 3.0 litre V6. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. The 1.6 model was also reduced to a single model, the 1.6 LS. 1974 models had larger bumpers front and rear with wraparound urethane, body-color bumper covers to meet the revised Federal front and rear 5 mph standard. From November 1984 onwards, the Capri was sold only in Britain, with only right hand drive cars being made from this date. It used the mechanical components from the Mk2 Ford Cortina and was intended as the European equivalent of the Ford Mustang.The Capri went on to be a highly successful car for Ford, selling … Full instrumentation wasn't available on 1971–72 four-cylinder models but was made standard equipment from 1973 on. (model up to mid-year 1980 for Europe ) specifications & performance data review", "1980 Ford Capri 1.6 L (low compr.) On 25 February 1970, the 3000 GT was launched, equipped with the 3.0-litre Essex V6. The MkII is easily identified by the 2 large rectangular Hella H4 headlamps. Ford began to focus their attention on the UK Capri market as sales declined, realising the car had something of a cult following there. This special edition was only available with a 1.6 or 2.0 engines and had the full title of GTXLR Special. Mercury introduced yet another Capri in 1993, but this was a Mazda-based two-seat, front-wheel drive convertible. Create an Account; 0208 518 9136 [email protected] Toggle Nav. [13] The Kent engines were replaced by the Ford Pinto engine and the previously UK-only 3000 GT joined the German line-up. 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