The Ford Popular, often called the Ford Pop, is a car from that was built in England by Ford UK between 1953 and 1962. When launched, it was Britain’s lowest priced car. The name Popular was also used by Ford to describe its 1930s Y Type model. The Popular name was also later used on basic models of the Escort and Fiesta cars.
Ford Popular 103E
Electrics were 6 volts, a provided starting handle often necessary. Rod operated drum brakes, synchromesh only on 2nd and top gear. The boot accessed with a coach key, no heater or demister, semaphore indicators, pull-wire starter, manual choke. No water pump, engine cooling by thermosyphon – this was very basic motoring.
When production of the older Ford Anglia and Ford Prefect was...Read More