Mark J McCourt

How an EPA cheating fine kept Ford from selling its 1974-built Capri IIs until the 1976 model year – Mark J McCourt @Hemmings

It was during a recent conversation about Capri II values for a Hemmings Stock Exchange feature that Ford Capri racer, Capri Club North America founder, and proprietor of Capri parts specialist firm Team Blitz, Norm Murdock, told me the fascinating story as to why we… Read More ›

Surrounded by controversy, 1974-’76 Bricklin SV-1 was a cleverly conceived sports car – Mark J. McCourt @Hemmings

For decades, the concept of automotive safety—the ability of a vehicle’s occupants to survive a crash—was something treated very gingerly by automakers, which feared discussion of this topic might infer their cars were ill-handling or otherwise defective. It was also… Read More ›

America’s Lowest-priced Pickup: 1960 Ford Falcon Ranchero brochure – Mark J McCourt @Hemmings

Images are from the brochure collection of Hemmings Motor News America’s Lowest-priced Pickup: 1960 Ford Falcon Ranchero America’s automotive marketplace was changing drastically in the postwar era, and a fast-growing segment of buyers was purchasing vehicles that placed more emphasis… Read More ›

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