Ford Cortina GT

"The Ford Cortina GT was designed to be the in-house performance version of the popular Cortina – a car that had been developed to compete with the Morris Oxford and Vauxhall Victor by Roy Brown Jr., the designer of the Ford Edsel – one of the most famous failures in the history of automotive design.

Roy had been exiled to Britain by Ford as they rebuilt their strategy for the USA and he’d been tasked with the relatively low-priority job of developing an affordable 4-door for the European middle-class. "