Fuel Type: PETROL
Engine Size: 1.6
PRODUCTION OF THE CAPRI BEGAN IN NOVEMBER 1968 AT FORD’S HALEWOOD PLANT IN THE UK AND ON 16TH DECEMBER AT THE COLOGNE PLANT IN WEST GERMANY.
THE CAR WAS UNVEILED TO THE PUBLIC IN 1969 AT THE BRUSSELS MOTOR SHOW WITH SALES STARTING THE FOLLOWING MONTH.THE INTENTION WAS TO REPRODUCE IN EUROPE THE SUCCESS OF AMERICAN COUSINS HAD HAD THE FORD MUSTANG,TO PRODUCE A EUROPEAN VERSION OF THE “PONY”CAR.
IT WAS MECHANICALLY BASED ON THE CORTINA AND BUILT IN EUROPE AT THE HALEWOOD PLANT,THE GENK PLANT IN BELGIUM AND THE SAARLOUIS AND COLOGNE PLANTS IN GERMANY.
THE CAR WAS NAMED “COLT”DURING ITS DEVELOPMENT STAGE BUT FORD WAS UNABLE TO USE THE NAME AS IT HAD ALREADY BEEN TRADEMARKED BY MITSUBISHI .
HUB CLASSIC CARS IS A MK3 DISCOVERED IN WALES RECORDING AN EXTRAORDINARY LOW MILEAGE OF UNDER 8000 MILES.A RARE MODEL,THE CAR UNDERWENT A COMPREHENSIVE RE-COMMISSIONING IN OUR WORKSHOPS INCLUDING A REPAINT IN ITS ORIGINAL PINE GREEN.
THE CAPRI WAS ADVERTISED AS “THE CAR YOU ALWAYS PROMISED YOURSELF”AND WE CAN ONLY ECHO THAT IN OFFERING THIS BEAUTY OUT FOR YOUR SPECIAL EVENT!
This stunning Capri was first registered on 15th September 1981 and has been owned by the vendor since 28th January 1991. Throughout his ownership the Capri has been restored and upgraded to the magnificent.....
For Sale is the 1972 Ford Capri 3000E car number 12 that F.1 Legend the Late / Great Niki Lauda drove @ a packed Wiggins Teape / FordSports Day race meeting @ Brands Hatch on Sunday May 28th 1972......