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Ford Capri

By morpheus1955  
This some of you may remember is a Ford Capri from I think the late 60's or very early 70's I'm not actually sure Tongue Anyway here is a very short sequence of shots of this car.

Thank you all so much for the best wishes for my wife, here surgery has gone well, all done under an epidural, so on her return to the ward her first request was for a cup of coffee Smilehopefully she will be discharged in the next few days

Thank you all so much for all your C&C's very much appreciated

Thanks for taking the time to look


Tags: Transport Ford capri

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SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
4 Sep 2013 9:30AM
Smart car. Love the colour.

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barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 9:34AM
So glad to hear all went well.

V 1 for my vote today
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 9:57AM
Some great lines..
Well taken..

4 Sep 2013 10:03AM
They were great cars fab shots HughSmileSmile
4 Sep 2013 10:17AM
I would think 70's as well Hugh good set least the wife does not have to get over a general anaesthetic which can take some time so get you apron on ready for her return home TongueWink

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
4 Sep 2013 10:37AM
Great news about your wife Hugh !! I remember the Ford Capri well Smile Great images these !
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 10:49AM
V1 for me Hugh, I love the reflections in the bumber!
Glad all went well for your wife Smile
conrad 13 10.9k 116
4 Sep 2013 11:24AM
I used to really like the Capri. Version 1 is a really nice shot!
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
4 Sep 2013 12:17PM
Yes it was the 70's, as I had oneGrinGrinGrin glad to hear the wife is doing well, the worst is over nowGrinGrinGrin
Great set of images, a blast from the past
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 12:20PM
A true classic in every sense of the word Hugh. Three great images which take me back all those years ago...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 12:49PM
Super angled images and love the colour so rich.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
4 Sep 2013 12:51PM
More tight detailed shots here Hugh.
And glad to hear the news about your wife.
DixClix 9 2 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 1:18PM
They were never a favourite car of mine but you have made it very attractive here by being so selective! Version 1 is particularly good and makes the car appear iconic! Excellent images.
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
4 Sep 2013 1:45PM
Great set!! Really like the angles particularly V1 - Nice work!!
dudler Plus
14 706 1354 England
4 Sep 2013 1:57PM
I reckon this is earlier than late Sixties.

The Capri that arrived around G registration was a lot more modern-looking than this: a Mark 2 Cortina dragged up as a 2+2. Various of my friends (and two brothers-in-law) had them. They ceertainly looked the part, with a long bonnet (giving plenty of access with most engines, as they started at 1300cc) and a stubby boot... While the 3-litre (later, the 2.8) had a turn of speed, the real performance Ford of the Sixties and Seventies was the hotted-up Escort, which was rallied extensively.

I'm still puzzling over exactly what this car is, and whether it's a standard UK model, or an American import. Comes of having grown up in the Sixties, and not having a driving licence until 1970, I suppose!
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 2:32PM
Hey now I do remember the Capri - just. Tongue Think our neighbours used to have one.
Didn't 'The Professionals' have one in the 1970's on TV? Smile

4 Sep 2013 2:40PM
Everyone's fav car, easy to do up and cruise!Smile nice cropped shotsSmile
4 Sep 2013 3:21PM
Three excellent shots of a model called, I believe, the Ford Classic.
Some neighbours of ours, when I were a lad, had one.
They date back to at least the original 'A' reg in 1963, possibly earlier.
I'm amazed this one's survived as they tended to be rot boxes!!
Great work, Hugh
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
4 Sep 2013 6:56PM
Three fantastic and great images,Hugh,very wll done,
Love the colour & Sheen.. Great shots as always
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 8:20PM
I had a 3 litre Capri in the 70's, i am not sure what car it is from the crops but i dont think its a Capri
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 8:49PM
Hugh three superbly cropped in images
A really lovely set
Sorry you could not make tomorrow...but hope that your wife is soon home
And issuing her ordersWink
jasonrwl Plus
8 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 10:51PM
Great shots Hugh - they only made these (and the very similar Ford Classic - one of which I owned at 17!) for a couple of years in the early sixties - my Classic was a 1961. The Classic was essentially the same but instead of having the coupe style rear window the rear window sloped backwards making it look like a large Ford Anglia. This Capri was a British car and this is definitely one of them. It was not terribly well known and the one most people remember is the 70's version such as the 3 litre mentioned by Mike Smith.
5 Sep 2013 11:32PM
Great selections. Has to be V1 for me!

bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2013 8:07PM
Three great pov shots it is a Capri classic late fifties early sixties Hugh

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