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Tickford’s Ford : The Capri 2.8i Turbo

Tickford’s Ford : The Capri 2.8i Turbo

Richard David Nener During 1981 John Miles was writing for Autocar. At that time he purchased a 3.0-litre Capri from Ford’s press department and used this car as a test vehicle for over 25,000 miles. He installed a very modified 3.2-litre engine, and most importantly modified and tweaked the suspension. Miles was, and continues today, […]

Tickford’s Triumph : 1982 Stag upgrade

Tickford’s Triumph : 1982 Stag upgrade

David Richard Nener Tickford was asked in 1982 to upgrade a Black 1975 Triumph Stag for a customer, and it is the only one they fully did. He wanted it more luxurious and eye catching together with faster and more aggressive looking. The engine was suitably modified and a less restrictive Stainless exhaust fitted. The […]

Tickford’s Ford : RS200 road car production

Tickford’s Ford : RS200 road car production

Richard David Nener The RS200 was a pure two-seater, mid-engined, four-wheel drive car designed for Group B rally competition, to compete with the MG Metro 6R4 and Lancia 037. The car was conceived in 1983 as a collaboration between Ford and Reliant. It turned out to be a very expensive one for Ford, which invested […]

Tickford’s Ford : Orion 1600E

Tickford’s Ford : Orion 1600E

Richard David Nener In 1989, the Escort and Orion were coming to the end of their production run, and Ford wanted to send them off in style, as well as introduce a new halo model. Taking its inspiration from the Cortina Mk2 16ooE, and intended to sit in the range above the 1.6i Ghia, Ford […]

Auction Watch : Frazer-Tickford Metro

Auction Watch : Frazer-Tickford Metro

Keith Adams Appearing on eBay like a bolt from the blue, this little red bundle of joy looks like one of the most desirable Metro-shaped packages you’re going to find for sale this year. The Frazer-Tickford Metro is one of that whole raft of modified Metros that went on sale in the months following the […]

Modified Metros : Frazer-Tickford

Modified Metros : Frazer-Tickford

Frazer established itself as a new car company in 1981, offering this fabulous-looking Tickford Metro. The Tickford name was owned by Aston Martin, whose engineers and stylists designed this car. The scope of the conversion echoed that of the later Tickford Capri… Frazer Tickford Metro The Northamptonshire based company teamed up with Tickford Coachbuilding to […]