Ford Cortina 1600E 1968

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Lot No: 38
Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1968 Ford Cortina 1600E 31,225 (Not Warranted) £4,000 + buyers premium


On the Surface: This 1968 Ford Cortina 1600E finished in an eye-catching Aubergine/Purple exterior, a standout color choice that amplifies the era that it decends from.

History: Accompanied by a substantial collection of paperwork, this Cortina comes with a some maintenance history. Included are previous MOT certificates, an original V5, and invoices totaling £528.54, revealing a meticulous record of past work and parts expenditures. The presence of the current V5 further solidifies the vehicle’s provenance.

The Model: Debuting at the Paris Motor Show in October 1967, the Cortina 1600E emerged as an elevated iteration of the Cortina Mark II. Fusing the lowered suspension from the Cortina Lotus with the potent GT 1600 Kent engine. Its interior features a walnut woodgrain-trimmed dashboard and door cappings, bucket seating, a leather-clad aluminum sports steering wheel, and comprehensive instrumentation. Externally, its distinct appearance includes a black grille, tail panel, front fog lights, and plated Rostyle wheels on radial tires.

Sale Insight: Presented with a detailed maintenance history and an appealing combination of performance elements this 1968 Ford Cortina 1600E represents a good buy. It’s well-documented upkeep and desirable 1600e specifications make it a coveted addition to the Ford line up.

Lot No. 38
Auction 1st February 2024 - 88% SOLD
Vehicle Make Ford
Vehicle Model Cortina 1600E
Year of Manufacture 1968
Mileage 31,225 (Not Warranted)
Registration HNH77F
Date first Registered 02/01/1968
Chassis Number BA97GP33441
Engine Number UNKNOWN
Estimated Sale Price £6,750 - £7,750

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