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Title For The Love of Cars: MK1 Ford Escort Mexico - Series 1, Ep 1 of 7 / Director: Fransham, Tim
Published Australia : ABC1, 2014
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Series For The Love of Cars ; Series 1, Episode 1
Summary Car fanatic Philip Glenister (Gene Hunt - Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes) and internationally renowned car designer Ant Anstead are on a mission to scour the barns and lock-ups of Britain for wrecked treasures to bring back to life.The first episode focuses on The Mark I Ford Escort Mexico, the car that brought speed to the average lad on the street. The humble Ford Escort was created as a family car, but when it was taken rallying a true legend was born. Its victory in the 1970 London to Mexico Rally launched the Escort Mexico and British roads were never the same.Philip Glenister and Ant Anstead are driven to find, rescue and restore an incredibly rare Ford Escort Mexico back to the level that would make any boy racer proud.PRODUCTION DETAILS:Love Productions for Channel 4
Event Broadcast 2014-07-16 at 21:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Antique and classic cars -- Maintenance and repair.
Automobiles -- Bodies.
Automobiles, Racing -- Motors.
Ford automobile.
United Kingdom.
Form Streaming video
Author Fransham, Tim, director
Greig, James, director
Anstead, Ant, host
Glenister, Philip, host
Harris, Ron, contributor
Reid, Becky, contributor
Shuttleworth, Robin, contributor