Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day

Wednesday 13th October 1982

35 years ago

The Ford Sierra was released. It replaced the Ford Cortina/Taunus, and was itself replaced by the Mondeo. Its radical aerodynamic styling was ahead of its time and was a lasting influence, but more conservative buyers found it unappealing. Possibly for this reason, and the early lack of a booted saloon, it never quite achieved the popularity of the Cortina or the Taunus, although sales were still strong.

Ford Sierra (1982-92)

Ford Sierra (1982-92)