Cortina MkII Owners Club Ltd

Hello!  Welcome to the website of the MkII Cortina Owners Club LTD, the multi-award winning UK based classic car club for all things MkII Cortina. Our primary aim has always been to promote the preservation, interest, and use, of the MkII Cortina in all its forms and variants.  We welcome every single MkII Cortina into the club, whether they be concours winners, everyday workhorses, race cars, customised or original, or even in boxes awaiting restoration.

You should find everything you need to know about the club on these pages, but don't hesitate to CONTACT US with any questions you might have.  We look forward to meeting you and your MkII Cortina sometime soon.

Eddie Newman


PS - you can find us on Facebook too HERE


Latest News

14/8/14  Have you seen VWD 116H? Owner Ben Bullock from Nottingham is rather hoping you might have:

"Right friends, I need some more help. You might have seen my Mk2 Cortina got stolen a couple of weeks back from Nottingham. This is an image of it being stolen on Friday 1st August at 11.56pm. There is also an image of the individual that looks like helped in stealing it. Have a good look and see if anyone recognises him.

Reg number is VWD 116H, chassis number BA92JC11977"


If you have seen it, please contact us at 


3/8/14  What a fantastic time we've had with our friends, the MkI Cortina Owners Club, for our 2014 National Rally at Stratford Upon Avon Race Course.  The full show report will appear in the October edtion of our club magazine The Indicator but you have see a few photos from the weekend HERE


28/7/14  The Indicator issue 134 is out! As you might expect for this time of year, much of the content is about this years shows with a great many reports included, but we also have the final details for our National Rally that takes place with our friends in the MkI Cortina Owners Club this coming weekend at Stratford Upon Avon race course.  Charles Hanson tells us a little about the Hyundai built Cortinas, Dick Shephard asks for advice about his overheating Savage, Phil Lewis tells us about not fitting a set of new locks, and Rod Smith fills us in on the latest spares news.  See you at Stratford!


2/6/14  Just one month to go until the show of the year!  Our National Rally at Stratford Upon Avon Race course will be again held in conjunction with our friends, the Ford Cortina MkI Owners Club, over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd August.  £5 entrance fee per car + £5 camping.  All welcome, members and guests, with or without your MkII Cortina.  No booking necessary.

Call the club hotline on 07835 936073 or email us for more details.


25/6/14  The hand over of membership duties is now complete.  Please direct all membership enquiries to Steve Vincent, our new membership secretary.  Full details HERE


8/6/14  Pictures from our stand at this years Cortina Day are now live HERE  See the next edition of The Indicator for the full show report.


1/6/14  Out now, issue 133 of the Indicator!  Another 52 page ram packed edition starting out with our new membership secretary, Steve Vincent, introducing himself and his MkIIs.  We have a whole host of show reports, not just from up and down The UK, but also from the recent Classic Ford magazine tour to Belgium.  Restoration reports come from Charles Hanson and his Crayford and also from Eddie Newman and his Savage.  On the subject of Savages, Phil Lewis tells us about carbs, fires and fuel return lines, while Graham Orchard tells of yet more problems with his Estate.  We have 5 pages of events news, "Caveat Emptor", a piece telling of the recent miss-selling of KCR 304E on eBay, and of course the regular Editorial Comments, Bare Facts and Motor Mart.  Don't miss it!


18/5/14  Committee member Phil Dunk would love to contact the new owner of KCR 304E, an early 1500 Deluxe that Phil owned for many years.  If you bought KCR via eBay recently, please contact us at and we will put you in touch with Phil.  KCR pictured here back in 1999:


21/4/14 The 2014 show season is go!!!!  Over the Easter weekend, the Kent branch went over to the Chatham Dockyards, the guys from Somerset made a visit to the Beach Lawns at Weston, while the Surrey branch went to the Top Gear test track for the Surrey Street Rodders "Wheels Day" on Good Friday.  See HERE for a few photos from Dunsfold, and see the next Indicator for the full show reports.


See older news items HERE

All photos © Cortina MkII Owners Club LTD


Telephone Number: 07835 936073Email:
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