Ford capri mk2. By 1974 the capri was starting to show its age but ford uk put the seal on the cars future not only in their home market but also in europe and here in the us. Find great deals on ebay for ford capri mk2. The mk2 ford capri is currently the bargain of the range.
Ford capri 30 ghia excellent condition totally original never been messed with extensive service history inc original bill of sale receipts mot certs original service book 2 original sets of keys still has ford floor mats in 62875 original miles car was previously a trophy winner with. Ford capri ii rated 48 based on 4 reviews i was really young when ford capri mk2s were still common in the 90s but fantastic page for anothe jump to sections of this page. In february 1974 the capri mk2 was introduced.
Some of the primitive raucousness of the original was taken away and replaced with more sophisticated practicality and a hatchback instead of a boot. Was the capri mk ii simply a case of ford mass producing their own version of a reliant scimitar gte. It used the mechanical components from the mk2 ford cortina and was intended as the european equivalent of the ford mustang.
The ford capri is a fastback coupe built by ford motor company between 1968 and 1986 designed by american philip t. Clark who was also involved in the design of the ford mustang. By the standards of the day the mk2 was a very well evolved vehicle with very few reliability issues.
We now have 24 ads from 40 sites for ford capri mk2 for sale uk under cars for sale. After 12 million cars sold and with the 1973 oil crisis ford chose to make the new car more suited to everyday driving with a shorter bonnet larger cabin and the adoption of a hatchback rear door. There is little doubt that many of the design elements were used but the capri needed to be good enough to have a broad market appeal and resultant sales to justify the development.