Ford 1962

Popular - ost. rok
Consul Classic / Capri
Consul 375 - ost. rok
Zephyr Mk II - ost.rok
Zodiac Mk II - ost.rok
Zephyr Mk III - nowy model wiosną
Zodiac Mk III - nowy model wiosną
Consul Cortina - Londyn

Great Britain

Europejskie oddziały Forda otrzymały prawo używania znaku firmowego - napisu "Ford" na niebieskiej, owalnej tarczy.

The Anglia 123 E "Super" announced in November 1962 have 53 bhp long stroke 1198 cc engine and is available on the deluxe and estate car. Two tone colour schemes with a chrome trimmed side flash identify.
Ford Consul Classic 116E Saloon replaced the 109 E version during the summer. Feature a four-cylinder, 1498-cc, ohv engine which develop 59.5 bhp at 4600 rpm, and an all-synchromesh gearbox. Consul name is dropped in 1962 when replaced by Zephyr 4.
Ford Consul Capri SB60 Fixed Head Coupé. Based on the American styling of the Ford Classic, this special two-door, two-seater is externally very similar to its four-door stable companion below waist level, but featured a Coupé top with a low roof line, unframed side windows and a streamlined rear window. Powered by the 1340-cc, 54-bhp engine (replaced in July by the 1498-cc unit) available with either floor or column gearchange.
Ford Consul Cortina 113E Saloon was first produced in the spring, although not officially announced until September. This new family saloon is the culmination of considerable investment and four years research and development by the Ford Motor Company. The two-door body is conventional compared with the ill-fated Classic and mechanical features included a four-cylinder, 1198-cc, ohv engine, all-synchromesh four-speed gearbox and drum brakes. It is priced at £639 in standard guise and £666 for the de luxe version. Four-door versions were introduced in October.
Ford Zephyr 4 Mk III Saloon replaced the Mk II in the spring. Feature a restyled four-door body shell with an oblong radiator grille of concave vertical bars, and curved glass to all windows. Mechanical modifications include an all-synchromesh four-speed gearbox with optional overdrive or automatic, still with column change, or optional floor change. Powered by the four-cylinder, 1703-cc engine of the earlier Consul. Changes introduced in the autumn include improved interior trim and increased rear seat space. All new body is 10.5 longer than MkII, with pronounced fins. Estate Car built by Abbott of Farnham introduced in the autumn.
Ford Zephyr 6 Mk III Saloon is powered by a 2553-cc engine giving 90 mph top speed. Styling changes include a full-width, divided, oblong radiator grille incorporating single headlamps.
Ford Zodiac have 107 bhp engine, with bigger Zenith carb and twin exhausts, and 100 mph top speed. Four headlamps set in full width grille with raised top edge aping the earlier models. Rear quarter pillars very narrow with extra side windows, and more shallow angle to rear screen, and plusher interior.



(4 cyl, 1172 cc, 36 bhp) - end of prod.
  Saloon 2-door



Anglia (R4, 997cc, 39bhp)
  Saloon De Luxe
Anglia Super (R4, 1198cc, 48.5bhp) – new model in November
  Saloon De Luxe

Anglia De Luxe

Anglia Saloon £585.7.9 incl. PT.
Anglia de luxe Saloon £612.17.9 incl. PT.
Anglia Estate Car £654.2.9 incl. PT.
Anglia de luxe Estate Car £674.153 incl. PT.
Anglia Super Saloon (Price approximately £660 incl. PT).

WITH over half a million normal o.h.v. Anglias already in service, Ford of Dagenham introduce a Super version with a larger engine, more power, minor but distinctive styling touches, and improved passenger comfort. Retaining a three-bearing crankshaft, the power unit is uniform with the new Cortina's at 1198 c.c. capacity, and also shares the latter's all-synchromesh four-speed gearbox. To cope with the improved performance resulting from up-sizing by a fifth of a litre, width of the brake drums - and thus the lining area - has been increased front and back. Indoor features of the Super Anglia are more luxurious front seats, a safety-padded facia and outer armrests for all occupants. Outwardly, the new model is recognisable by its anodised aluminium wheel finishers and flashes along the body sides. Standard equipment includes two-tone horns, a heater, screen washers and a cigarette lighter. The normal Anglia, with which the Super shares a basic hull, remains in production, offering the alternatives of two- and four-door saloon bodies and an estate car.
(London report, October'62)

Anglia Super

Anglia Estate

Anglia Sportsman, built by Ford of Belgium, at Antwerp, is a normal Anglia De Luxe, except that the spare wheel mounted on the outside of the boot lid.


Consul Classic and Capri

(4 cyl, 1340 cc, 54 bhp) - end of prod.
(4 cyl, 1498 cc, 60 bhp) - new engine in July
  Classic saloon 2-door
  Classic De Luxe
Saloon 2-, 4-door
  Capri Coupé

Classic De Luxe

Classic 2-dr. Saloon. £722.17.9 incl. PT.
Classic 2-dr. de Luxe and 4-dr. Saloon £750.7.9 incl. PT.
Classic 4-dr. de Luxe £777.17.9 incl. PT.
Capri £863.2.9 incl. PT.

NEWS that couldn't wait for the Show (Ford sprang it in August) is that these kith-and-kin models are upgraded to the 1 ½-litre class. The new 64 b.h.p. engine, ten horsepower up on its predecessor, retains much of the old 1340 c.c. unit's general design but acquires a five-bearing crankshaft and, as a result of a 6.73-millimetre increase in piston stroke, has a capacity of 1499 c.c. Compression ratio is norm ally 8.3/1 but 7.3/1 is available if you aim to economise by using a cheaper grade of petrol. Another important innovation on these models is the addition of synchromesh to bottom gear. Previously, just the three upper ratios were synchronised. Synchro-on-low is a particular asset to the inexpert driver when traversing hilly country. In styling and general appointments, the Classic and its dressy derivative, the Capri, are unchanged. Both, of course, have scored big sales in their own fields. In its old 54-b.h.p. form, the Capri was capable of an honest 80 m.p.h.; now, with another ten horse on tap, it should closely approach 85-per-hour capability under favourable conditions. There is a free choice between steering-column and floor-mounted gear levers on both models.
(London report, October'62)

Consul De Luxe

Consul De Luxe

Consul De Luxe

Consul Capri

Consul De Luxe

Consul De Luxe

Consul De Luxe

Consul Capri


Consul 375, zephyr and Zodiac

Consul 375 (4 cyl, 1703 cc, 68 bhp) - end of prod.
Zephyr / Zodiac (6 cyl, 2553 cc, 85 bhp) - end of prod.
  Convertible (Carbodies)
  Estate Car (Abbott)




Mark III


Advert for the USA market.


Zephyr Mk III

Zephyr 4 (R4, 1703cc, 68bhp) – new model
Zephyr 6 (R6, 2553cc, 98bhp) – new model
  Estate (Abbott)

Zephyr for the USA market.

Zephyr 4 Price £846.12.9 incl. PT.
Zephyr Saloon £929.2.9 incl. PT.

"A ROSE by any other name ..." And this, as far as its 1703 c.c. engine is concerned, is the model that was previously known by the name of Consul 375. In looks and most mechanical respects, on the other hand, its affinity to the less expensive of Ford's new sixes is certainly close enough to justify their sharing a name. The same hull is common to all the current Z-cars. Brakes are servo-assisted-discs in front, drums at the back. Standard transmission is via a four-speed all synchromesh gearbox, to which overdrive can be added at option; as a further extra, fully automatic transmission is offered. Control of the manual box is by a column-mounted lever. Boot capacity is immense, total widths of the passenger compartments are 56 ¾-in, in front, 58 in. at the back. Instruments are neatly clustered in the driver's direct line of sight while an open shelf and a lockable oddments cupboard occupy the front passenger's section of the facia. The Zephyr Four cruises comfortably at 70 m.p.h. and, with manually controlled transmission, will reach 70 m.p.h. from a standstill in about 38 seconds.
(London report, October'62)

Zephyr 6

Zephyr 6



Zodiac Mk III

(R6, 2553cc, 109bhp) – new model
  Estate (Abbott)

Zodiac Saloon £1,070.15.3 incl. PT.

BY now a familiar sight on the world's highways, these stylish saloons are darkening Earls Court's door for the first time. Launched in the spring, they mark a striking breakaway from their Mk. II predecessors, both in appearance and engineering. For the first time, a standard Dagenham-built Ford, viz., the Zodiac, has a genuine 100 m.p.h. maximum, combining this with thrustful acceleration and very quiet running. These sixes share a common hull with the Zephyr Four. This is an exceptionally rigid unit, surmounted by very large glass areas. The use of curved glass for all the side windows brings worthwhile gains in passenger space at elbow and hip level. Distinguishing features of the Zodiac-de luxe member of the team-are paired headlamps and the rearward extension of the side windows to the limit of the car's upper-structure. Engines are among the few main elements that haven't been either radically redesigned or replaced. These, however, are coupled to all-new four-speed gearboxes with synchromesh on all forward ratios. Relatively minor engine changes include strengthened connecting rods, increased valve areas and raised compression ratios.
(London report, October'62)

Zodiac Estate Car by Abbott at Earls Court in London.


Consul Cortina

(4 cyl, 1198 cc, 50 bhp) – new model
  Saloon 2-door - September
  Saloon De Luxe 2-door
  Saloon 4-door - October
  Saloon De Luxe 4-door

Cortina De Luxe

Consul Cortina Saloon £639.03 incl. PT.
Consul Cortina De luxe Saloon £666.10.3 incl. PT.

BET on this one to be a Show sensation. The up-scaling of the Classic and the Capri to if-litres left a gap -"not as wide as a church door," in Shakespeare's words, but a gap nevertheless-in the Ford range, and the Cortina plugs it. Ten-tenths exclusive in styling (you couldn't possibly mistake it for an Anglia, or a Classic, or anything else), it's powered by an in-between version of the three-bearing-crankshaft engine that first saw service (and still does) in the Anglia, and which "grew up" to power the Classic. In Cortina form, its capacity is a nicely-chosen 1197 c.c. Following current Dagenham Ford practice, the newcomer has four speeds and all of them synchronised. Unless you ask for a steering-column shift, which costs no more, you get a central floor lever. Two- and four-door body styles are available, and the makers claim that the back-seat width exceeds the average for the car's class by more than eight inches. Boot capacity is correspondingly large at 21 cubic feet. In spite of these statistics, the Cortina gives the impression of a compact, svelte car, and the body shape is clean and excressence-free. At touring speeds, a petrol consumption of 38 m.p.g. is claimed. It took £12,ooo,ooo and four years' work to develop the Cortina. It ought to be good and every indication is that it is.
(London report, October'62)

Cortina at Earls Court.