Do not buy a Capri without
buying this book first!
Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by
your side. Benefit from Mark Paxton’s years of ownership experience, learn how
to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising car like a
professional. Get the right car at the right price.
Packed with good advice from running costs, paperwork, vital statistics,
valuation and the Capri community, right through to whether your Capri will fit
in your garage and indeed, with your lifestyle, this is the complete guide to
choosing, assessing and buying the Capri of
When launched, the Ford Capri was revolutionary.
It was a car that set the European market alight, allowing
even a buyer on a modest budget an intoxicating whiff of the exotic whilst
keeping running costs at affordable levels.
That status eroded over time, and the Capri
sat in the classic car doldrums for many years, its true worth unrecognised.
That situation has thankfully changed, and Capri
values are rising rapidly, so care has to be taken to make sure you end up with
the best one possible for your money.
Ford Capri – The Essential Buyers Guide takes the potential
purchaser through a short initial examination to weed out the obviously
defective followed by a more comprehensive step-by-step look at the body and
mechanical parts, where the clear, jargon-free text accompanied by over 100
photographs sheds light on even the darkest corners of the Capri’s
A unique points marking system ensures that nothing is
overlooked, and an accurate final picture of the car’s condition can be viewed
in relation to the asking price.