Lot 156 - 1966 Ford Cortina Mk. I Deluxe (1500cc)

Lot 156 - 1966 Ford Cortina Mk. I Deluxe (1500cc)

Lot 156 - 1966 Ford Cortina Mk. I Deluxe (1500cc)

Lot Number 156
Registration FCG 798D
Chassis Number BA76.FL03179
Engine Number 120E6ABA
Odometer reading 68,714 miles
Estimate £13,000 - £17,000
  • Rare example
  • Time warp condition

The 1966 Ford Cortina is a classic compact car that played a significant role in automotive history. Known for its affordability, practicality, and sporty appeal, the Cortina quickly became a popular choice for families and driving enthusiasts alike. With its sleek and timeless design, it captured attention on the roads. The 1966 model featured a range of engine options, offering varying levels of power and performance. The Cortina's comfortable interior and spacious cabin added to its appeal. It was praised for its nimble handling and reliability, making it a favorite in both urban and rural environments. The 1966 Ford Cortina remains a beloved vintage car cherished by collectors and enthusiasts today.

This Ford Cortina is badged as a Deluxe Automatic example. Originally registered in May 1966, this time warp condition example belies its age. It appears not to have any rust, the interior trim is like new and the paintwork appears original and in good order. We are informed the car fires up when requested and drives well. Presented to auction with a V5C registration document and a file which contains an original owner’s handbook. The estimated price for this car appears extremely reasonable given the popularity of Ford models of this era. We expect a lot of interest in this car due to its rarity and fabulous condition.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each Lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. All registration numbers, engine and chassis details are sourced from registration documents provided to Historics by the client or representative or HPI checks and buyers are to satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of these details. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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