VITAL STATS

Ford Anglia Super 123E (1962 – 1968)

All fins and chrome from Ford
The Ford Anglia Super 123E joined the Ford ranks above the 105E launched in 1959 with a bigger more powerful version of the original engine now in its fourth generation the Anglia was a brand new car with American styling brought to the UK with the Super sporting fins, chrome and two tone paint, it looked amazing.

The more powerful in line four cylinder engines produced nearly 50 bhp and could travel at speeds exceeding the countries national limit so it didn’t just look the part it was also a hoot to drive with an all synchromesh gear box as well.

Just over one million Ford Anglia’s were made before production ended in 1968 as Ford introduced the Escort to the World for the first time. These days the Ford Anglia is one of Britain’s much loved classics from an inspiring era of motoring and has also earned itself celebrity status thanks to one Mr Potter from the recent films.

LOREM IPSUM

  • As with many other British Leyland
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  • Capacity was also upped to 1998cc

LOREM IPSUM

  • As with many other British Leyland
  • Cars of the period, a number of “
  • These upgrades were designed by
  • Capacity was also upped to 1998cc

LOREM IPSUM

  • As with many other British Leyland
  • Cars of the period, a number of “
  • These upgrades were designed by
  • Capacity was also upped to 1998cc
SPECIFICATION

Specification Ford Anglia Super 123E (1962 - 1968)

Years Produced 1962 - 1968
Performance 0-60 mph 21.5 sec / Top Speed 82 mph
Power & Torque 49 bhp / 63 lb ft
Engine1198 cc / four cylinder in line
Drive-train Front engine RWD
Transmission Four speed manual
Weight767 kg
VALUATION SINCE LAUNCH

Valuations since launch for the Ford Anglia Super 123E (1962 - 1968)

 Launch201020112012201320142015
Concourse£650.00£4,000.00£5,000.00£7,000.00£8,000.00£10,000.00£15,000.00
Excellent£2,500.00£3,000.00£5,000.00£6,000.00£7,000.00£10,000.00
Good£1,000.00£2,000.00£2,500.00£3,000.00£5,000.00£7,000.00
Fair£500.00£1,000.00£1,500.00£2,000.00£3,000.00£4,000.00

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A BUYERS GUIDE
  • The Ford Anglia is a lot harder to find these days with many being killed off by corrosion so let’s take a look at the ones that a left. Talking about corrosion, floorpans, sills, rear spring hangers and jacking points need to be inspected as well as inner wings and Macpherson strut tops need to be checked as they can rot away leaving the car to collapse around the suspension. Other areas to check are rear valance, cross member, around the head lights and door bottoms and front wings.
  • The 123E engine is strong providing it is well maintained so inspect the vehicles history. Listen for any knocks when up to speed as this could mean worn main bearings and if you detect a smell of oil this could be coming from the oil breather.
    Back axles, gear boxes and clutches prove hard wearing so not normally a problem. When test driving the car feel for any shimmying through the steering this could simply be tracking or it might be suspension struts so check.
  • Some of the brightwork is rare nowadays, take for example the front bumper, a part shared with Lotus on the Elan+2 and the Europa so if one comes up for sale it might be pricey.
  • With the Super model being so hard to find these days getting your hands on replacement parts from original cars is not easy, make sure the interior has nothing missing otherwise you may have to just live with it.
INSURING A Ford Anglia Super 123E

At Heritage Classic car Insurance with 50 years experience behind us, we offer a tailor made package for one or more cars. We include both our in house agreed value service and salvage retention should the worst happen at no extra cost, and with limited mileage and club members discounts our annual fully Comprehensive policy proves excellent value for money. Here are some typical examples of how little your insurance could be.

  • Quotation based on fully comprehensive cover (insured only to drive age 60)

Annual premium – £85.50 with a £100 accidental damage excess.

  • Quotation based on fully comprehensive cover (insured only to drive age 45)

Annual premium – £85.50 with a £100 accidental damage excess.

  • Quotation based on fully comprehensive cover (insured only to drive age 30)

Annual premium – £102.65 with a £100 accidental damage excess.

*NB: All insurance quotes based on the same criteria:

  • The vehicle garaged overnight
  • The insurer has no record of accidents, claims or convictions
  • The insurer drives a main car daily and doesn’t exceed a mileage of 3000 per annum

Quotations based on an Agreed Value of £8,000. Prices may alter depending on individual criteria. Quotes carried out October 2016

INTERESTING FACT

In October 1962, 24-year-old twins Tony and Michael Brookes and a group of friends took an Anglia 105E fitted with a Ford Performance Kit to Montlhery Autodrome near Paris and captured six International Class G World Records averaging 83.47 mph. These were over 4, 5, 6 and 7 days with distances up to 15,000 and 20,000 km. The Anglia’s strength and durability meant only tyre changes were required.

Mark Wilkinson (Managing Partner of Heritage Classic Car Insurance) says

“The Sixties was a time when cars became highly popular and the buying public demanded more from our car manufacturers. Ford certainly lived up to this with the Anglia and its synchromesh gears and free revving engine.”

INSURING A Ford Anglia Super 123E

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