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did not build any Ford Anglia 105E Convertibles themselves, but there
is a rumour that the Convertible specialist
company "Crayford" may have built
either a prototype or a small run of production
The "legend" of a
"Crayford" convertible is first
mentioned in the May 1982 edition of
"Practical Classics" magazine, which
shows this photograph with the caption "An
Anglia Convertible thought to be one of about 20
made by Crayford"
Allen's book "Anglia, Prefect, Popular"
of 1986, has a similar photograph, but this time
it is captioned "a convertible Anglia,
thought by its present owner to be a one-off by
have not been able to verify this, as no mention
seems to be made of an Anglia in any of the
Crayford literature I have seen.
1962, the Italian stylist Pietro Frua produced a design for a Ford Anglia Spyder (along similar lines to his other
Spyder designs for Opels, Fiats etc.) A prototype was built in Italy which appeared
in the "auto italiana" magazine in
1963. "Official" photographs were taken
of the car and were shown to Ford of Italy. For
some reason this stylish car never made it to
production. (Possibly because of the slow sales
of the Ford Anglia Torino)
The lack of an official
Ford Anglia 105E Convertible has not
stopped enthusiasts building there own over the years
Crayford have indeed built any Ford Anglia 105E Convertibles it would make them a
and unique variant of the Anglia family.
total number of Ford Anglia 105E Convertible's built is unknown.