A century not out…
The latest addition of Essex-based Ford Heritage Collection launched its new Ford Focus RS during 2009.
The Focus RS will also get the valued such as the original 1970 London to Mexico winning Escort, seven GT70 cars and Sir Jackie Stewart’s 1970 March 701 and Standard road cars includes in the Collection as well.
A year 2009 was demanding period of the Ford Heritage Collection as it is used by media and its dealer. On the 80th anniversary of Ford Dagenham state, different vehicles were displayed and guests were able to drive a Model AA truck similar to the first vehicle driven off the line at Dagenham in 1931.
Two original GT40 models acted as course cars at the Goodwood Revival in summer. Capri also displays the Collection of three Capris, including a rare Ferguson four-wheel drive, 3.0-litre V6, and automatic on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
WRC driver Mikko Hirvonen visited the Collection’s workshop at Dagenham and had a enjoyable drive in a 1915 Model T.
Anniversaries for the Escort Mexico, Escort XR3i and Cortina Mk III, heritage fleet administrator, John Nevill, said: ‘We are very proud that this is a working collection and look forward to making full use of its 100th vehicle, the Ford Focus RS, next year. The Focus RS joins some very special cars and proves you’re never too young to be a classic.’