Ford updated the Anglia in 1948 and continued the theme set by the pre-war E04A model, luckily the "new" E494A Anglia was only intended to be a stop-gap until the arrival of the 100E series in 1953.
The Anglia retained the sidevalve engine used previously and the only real changes were to the front end styling and some minor trim differences. Equipment for the Anglia was incredibly basic, although trafficators and a second windscreen wiper were now standard. Despite being replaced by the modern 100E the Anglia received a new lease of life and continued in even more basic (!) form as the 103E Popular until 1959. Practical Classics June 2008 - Featuring Buying guide Ford Popular/Anglia 1937-1959. Click Here to view in our shop.