Ford Cortina Mk III
1970-1975, 1126559 produced.
The engine options included the 1.3 L, 1.6 L and 2.0 L. The trim levels were now Base, L (for Luxury), XL (Xtra Luxury), GT (Grand Touring) and GXL (Grand Xtra Luxury). The MKIII was available in a 2-door coupe a 4-door saloon and a 4-door estate.
The MkIII is known in many TV programs including "Life on Mars" And "The Sweeney".
|1298cc||4||80.98mm x 62.99mm||9|
|1599cc||4||80.98mm x 77.62mm||9|
|1993cc||4||90.8mm x 77mm||9.2|
|Drivetrain||Steering||Front Suspension||Rear Suspension|
|Description||Auctioneer||Date||Hammer Price||Hammer Price
|284||Ford GT40 Mk III Recreation||Historics at Brooklands||18 Feb 2012||Not sold|
Group Test - Executive decisions
|Publication||Practical Classics December 2010|
|Group Test - Executive decisions - Four cars, four steps on the rep ladder. Some 37 years on, which one has reached the top of the corporate tree? 1972 Hillman Avenger 1250 Super, Morris Marina SDL, Ford Cortina MKIII 1600L, Vauxhall Victor FE 1800 ES.|
Buyer's Guide - Life on mars?
|Publication||Classic Car Mart November 2009|
|Buyer's Guide - Life on mars?- After years of languishing in the doldrums and being written off as just another old banger. Ford's Cortina MKIII, a Seventies best-seller, has become cool and desirable once more thanks to the cult BBC television series.|