Archive for June 10th, 2009

From time to time I get the occasional bewildered comment along the lines of, “So your Ford Laser was actually made in Japan? And sold in Japan brand new? But I always thought they were Australian cars? Are you sure you didn’t just buy it off a Japanese guy or something?”

So here is proof that Lasers did in fact exist in Japan, in the form of a short Youtube tidbit:

note: Autorama was the 1980s Ford-Mazda Japan joint sales venture.

Classic RALLY! Scans

June 10, 2009

I thought I would throw something a little different to what’s been up of late into the mix and take some scans from I book I have called “RALLY!” it’s a 1970′s book, written by John Davenport and published by Hamlyn.  If the pictures interest you, the books ISBN is; 0 600 37570 0

It’s almost rude to not have an Escort front such an entry.  However… I’m often described as rude.

Lincoln Mercury Comet

Lincoln Mercury Comet, Factory entered Nissan Cedric in Background

Keep in mind these are scans out of an old book, if you click on the picture, it will take you to the largest resolution I could get from the book without them appearing marred in some manner.

Of course, there are Escorts, just click (more…)