FC THROWBACK – BAGGED & BOOSTED VW BORA

Welcome to this week’s FC Throwback, where we take a look back at some of our favourite previous feature cars. This week it’s Olly Bartlett’s VW Bora from way back in 2013… We’ve had our beady little eyes on Olly’s Bora for a few years now. Much like a fine bottle of plonk, it’s matured […]

CAR LEGENDS #30 – JEAN RAGNOTTI

JEAN RAGNOTTI (1945-present) Jean Ragnotti, the man who makes front-wheel drive hot hatches dance… Should anyone ever tell you that front-wheel- drive hot hatches are all well and good starting out, but that big-power rear-wheel drive is what you should really be aiming for, sit them down in front of a computer and type ‘rally […]

HOCUS POCUS: WRC FORD ESCORT COSWORTH

The Focus was still in development when the new WRC rules came in for 1997, but Ford didn’t want to miss out on the rally action. So, as a robust stopgap, they reworked their Group A Escort into this, the WRC Ford Escort Cosworth… Your taut knuckles shine white as you grip the chunky Alcantara […]