Game of Throwns

December 22, 2015

Each week we dig out some classic images for the internet phenomenon that is Throwback Thursday.

Here are the ones you liked most in 2015


1. For Henry Ford’s 152nd birthday we chose this shot of the man himself in his Horseless Buggy from 1907



2. Worker’s buff up the paintwork of a Ford Model A at the Rouge Assembly Plant in in Dearborn, Michigan, U.S., in 1927

1928 Rouge Plant buffing Model A 2-door body on body line


3. Like this Escort RS 1800 from 1976? Models today can now fetch up to £40,000



4. Dagenham 1974 – and the 2 millionth Escort is built



5. What kind of Focus is that? A Focus FR200, used as a development vehicle for performance parts

2001 Ford Focus FR200 concept car neg 003 AR-2001-213703



6. The last car to roll off the Trafford Park Assembly Plant, in Manchester – the first Ford assembly plant outside the U.S., which closed in 1931

Final Car from Trafford Park



7. Born the same year as punk – the Ford Cortina Mk IV in 1976 -


8. It was the Transit’s 50th birthday this year. This pair were driven flat-out in testing for a week in 1972, covering  10,000 miles, at an average speed of 74 mph

1972-367-Transit Diesel Monza


9. Also launched in 1976 – and a best-seller today – it’s the Ford Fiesta



10. A first test drive for Henry Ford’s Quadricycle in 1896 – seven years ahead of the driver here founding Ford Motor Company