Ford Formula 1600

Ford Formula 1600

Specs Mentioned:

Make/ Model – Ford Formula 1600 – Pre 1985

Engine – 1.6 litre Ford Duratec Engine.

Power – 117hp

Top speed – 130mph

0-60 mph –6s


Formula Ford 1600 is a number of championships which cater to 1600cc, Ford Kent powered Formula Ford racing cars. These are cars that were disbanded when the UK national Formula Ford category adopted the 1800cc Zetec engines in 1993. However, has been running as several regional club championships ever since and has recently enjoyed renewed success. Several cars constructed to Zetec rules have been converted to accept a Kent engine, as well as the Duratec powered cars that followed. There have also been several recent purpose-built kent cars which have enjoyed successes.