Ford Cortina was a quite popular in the 1970-1980's The Western European model of the segment D. Production of family two- and four-door sedan and five-door station wagon (Kombi) Ford Taunus / Cortina began in 1970 (in Germany model called Taunus, on behalf of the prominent hill near Cologne - the location of the central office and the largest factory of the European branch of Ford, existed from 1963). Ford Cortina was produced in practically all of the then European factories Ford, and the name Cortina was given to the English version of the "right-hand drive."
Sedans of classic-style décor enjoyed good demand those times, but by the mid-1970s have been significant changes in the tastes of the public, and in January 1976 has gone into production considerably reworked design model Ford Cortina second generation. The exterior design has become even easier and more severe, narrow bumpers got rubber pads and plastic fangs, the radiator grille with its sleek negative slope is made of plastic. Style defined large rectangular block lights.
Running gear with the independent lever lobby and a rigid beam and the top inclined planes and the lower longitudinal levers of the back bridge suspended on springs and with stabilizers of cross stability provided quite acceptable characteristics of controllability (in comparison with rear-wheel FIATS). The program of carburetor engines first passed from the predecessor. was available with engines "V4": 1.3 liter, 59 hp; 1.6 liter, 68, 72 and 88 hp (double carburettor); 2.0 liter, 98 hp. The most powerful was 2.3-liter V6 Type C with lower position of the camshaft and hydropushers valves, which developed up to 108 hp. In August 1979, the engines of 1.3 and 1.6 liters upgraded by equipping the cylinder head to the overhead camshafts (ONS).
Featured Reviews 2016-2017
2016 Audi A4 Avant - station wagon, specs, interior, exterior
The D-class 2016 Audi A4 Avant of the fifth generation with the factory B9 index debuted at the end of June, 2015 in the Network along with the sedan of the same name, and its official demonstration will take place in the autumn at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Having kept recognizable appearance, the passenger-and-freight model became more technologically in all ... read more
2016 Renault Megane - changes, interior, technical specs
World premiere of the fourth generation of the compact hatchback Renault Megane was held in September 2015 at Frankfurt Motor Show. New French model has experienced significant changes compared to the previous version. 2016 Renault Megane has a completely new design, new platform Common Module Family (CMF) and became bigger. The company promised a lot of super modern innovative equipment, ... read more
2016 Mercedes GLC - design, interior, engine, video
Mercedes-Benz released the second generation of middle class SUV 2016 Mercedes GLC at the market which was debuted at the auto show in New York in 2016. 2016 Mercedes GLC is reduced fuel consumption by 19%, equipped by multi-chamber air suspension Air Body Control, advanced control system of dynamic characteristics - Dynamic Select and 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system. Technically, 2016 Mercedes ... read more
2017 Dodge Charger - specs, complete set, engine, video
The sixth generation of Dodge Charger was renewed after nineteen years as a full-sized four-door car which was introduced in 2006, becoming the successor of Intrepid volume of 3-liter. In 2009, changes of Dodge Charger included interior as well as exterior design and power aggregates. In 2014, updated model was equipped by 8-speed automatic transmission. New specifications of 2017 Dodge ... read more
2017 Hyundai i30 Wagon - exterior, interior, specifications
The presentation of a new station wagon of i30 from Hyundai will take place within the annual Motor Show in Geneva in March, 2017. Currently available preliminary information on the technical equipment, exterior and interior design of 2017 Hyundai i30 Wagon. The body of the novelty is executed in modern style taking into account recent trends in automobile fashion and preferences ... read more