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New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:03 am

Guys don't know about you but if this was ever going to happen then I have to say that I really do like this one. Not sure about calling it the Mk4 Capri but the car itself looks proper nice. Very cool :)


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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by andyd » Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:00 pm

:agree: Nick, not keen on it being called the Mk4 Capri!

But no doubt about what it is supposed to resemble, and I like the overall style of it with the Vauxhall Firenza style rear end, but something about the grille and headlights that don't look quite right imo. Maybe the grille needs to come level with top of headlights :headscratch:

If it had the 5.0 V8 that the UK Mustang has and similar price :cool:

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Grille and headlights wise, similar design to the Mk1 facelift Capri, but the Mk1 just look to be better proportioned.

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by stevemarl » Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:56 pm

Front, esp. the bumper edge, reminds me of late XJS? Never a bad thing.

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by andyd » Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:00 pm

stevemarl wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:56 pm
Front, esp. the bumper edge, reminds me of late XJS? Never a bad thing.
I thought of XJS, but the shape of grille and headlights. Similar I'm sure you agree.
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As with the Jag, the Capri(?) would be better with bigger lights and that would make the grille better imo.

Saying all that it wouldn't put me off buying one though :)

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:05 pm

It’s Capri but looks to Capri with out bumpers , not sure really .....
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by stevemarl » Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:10 pm

andyd wrote:
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but the shape of grille and headlights. S
Yep, my mistake, I wrote bumper when I meant bonnet, lights etc :doh: Very, very similar.

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:31 pm

I don't mind the design, it's quite pleasant.
Despite there being quite a few recognisable elements of Capri styling, I wouldn't like to see the Capri name re-used on for this car.

I can't see this ever making it to production in that form though.

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by stevemarl » Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:39 pm

I do quite like that design, but I agree that the Capri was `of it`s time`, an icon of it`s time, and should be left. It is what it is and should be admired for that.

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by andyd » Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:22 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
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I can't see this ever making it to production in that form though.

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As I see it Andrew, we have the UK Mustang here now so that has covered :ford: coupe/muscle car market, so no need for anything similar.

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by andyd » Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:47 am

Very similar, front end especially.
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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:11 pm

Looks like Fierenza / Manta with Capri quarter windows.
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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by Not_Anumber » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:33 pm

I very much like it. Do you know who came up with the artwork ?

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Re: New Ford Capri Possibility

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:58 pm

Not_Anumber wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:33 pm
I very much like it. Do you know who came up with the artwork ?
Me.
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