Ford Cortina 2000 was the best-selling British car. A number of modifications of the Ford Cortina covered the market from below and up to the top – from a modest basic configuration to Lotus-Cortina. It was an understandable, British, familiar, durable and conservative car. British Cortina was intensively exported and sold even in the United States. There she confidently competed with such cars as Datsun 510, FIAT 124 and Volkswagen 1600.
1st generation of Ford Cortina 2000, 1962-1966
The first car Ford Cortina 2000 was released in 1962. The car was presented in versions of two- or four-door sedan and five-door station wagon. The model was equipped with engines 1.2, 1.5 or 1.6 in combination with a four-stage “mechanics” or a three-stage “automatic” gearbox. The last car of this generation was produced in 1966.
2nd generation, 1966-1970
The second generation of Ford Cortina was produced from 1966 to 1970. The variants of the bodies remained the same, and 1.3-liter engine appeared. The “second” Ford Cortina was fitted with only a four-speed manual gearbox.
3rd generation, 1970-1976
Ford Cortina 2000 of third generation was produced from 1970 to 1976. In addition to previous versions, a two-door coupe appeared on sale. The car was equipped with a wide range of engines ranging from 1.3 to 4.1 liters. The car was fitted with a three- or four-stage “mechanics” or a three-speed automatic gearbox.
4th generation, 1976-1979
The “fourth” Ford Cortina 2000 appeared on sale in 1976. The car was presented with a two-or four-door sedan, a five-door station wagon and a two-door coupe. A wide range of engines was supplemented by the engine 2.3. The machine was offered with a three- or four-speed manual transmission or a three-stage “automatic”.
5th generation, 1979-1982
Ford Cortina 2000 of the fifth generation was manufactured from 1979 to 1982. The model was equipped with engines 1.3. 1.6 and 2.0 in combination with a four-stage “mechanics” or a three-stage “automatic” gearbox. The car was offered in versions of a two- or four-door sedan, a five-door wagon and a pickup. Ford Sierra has replaced this model.
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