1963 Ford Lotus Cortina Mk1


The happy result of collaboration between Ford and Lotus, the Cortina MK1 two-door sedan was described by one magazine at the time of its release as a ‘tin-roof Lotus Seven’, high praise, considering the Seven is one of the greatest sports cars of all time. A direct descendant of the first-generation Ford Cortina, the Lotus model had several weight-saving features, including lightweight alloy panels for its doors, trunklid and hood, as well as having its own special paintjob, white with a green stripe



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