When launched in 1962, the Ford Cortina was an entirely new type of British car. Compared with its rivals - and with earlier Fords - it was light yet strong, inexpensive yet roomy, mechanically simple and cheap to maintain. It quickly established a totally new class of car, which even its rivals admitted should be called the 'Cortina class'.
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Author Biography - Graham Robson
Graham Robson has been a motoring writer for many years and has always been attracted to the study of motoring history. After training as an automotive design engineer, he ran the Triumph motor sport department in the 1960s before joining 'Autocar' magazine. He has now written more than a hundred books, including several definitive histories of Ford models and Ford in motorsport.