Archive for February 4, 2013

Concepts and prototypes : Ford Mondeo design sketches

Mondeo story (13)

Cab forward Mondeo The Ford Mondeo, CDW27, went through a long and considered design process – here are some design sketches early in the development process, around 1988. As you can see, cab forward was a big aspect of the Mondeo’s eventual design.  

Blog : MG plumbs new depths

MG6 advert (1)

Keith Adams For anyone who thought that MG Motor UK’s marketing department has been underperforming since the launch of the ’6, may I present to you the latest beauty in a chamber of horrors. Okay, so it’s from the MG Sales Centre, and not MG Motor UK itself, but you get the idea. It rolled […]

The cars : Ford Zephyr/Zodiac Mk4


Ford of Great Britain found itself in the enviable position of being able to do no wrong during the post-War years with its large cars. From the Pilot V8, to the Consul, Zephyr and Zodiac, big car buyers flocked to their local blue oval dealership. But in 1966, it seemed that the company stalled with […]