The Telly on the Lotus Cortina

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We quite enjoy the Belfast Telegraph's "Classic Cars" bits. They remind us of our youth in County Down, sitting on the ground floor of a two-story apartment by the sea eating biscuits with our cousins while Granny dried our swim trunks on the hot-water heater. We miss the smell of coal in the small, concrete-slathered backyard as we attempted to build a skimboard or a Tamiya model of a CR500R out by the shed.

We miss the girl with the surreally-perfect natural bosoms who worked at KFC a few blocks down who would only kiss us at night, but was prim and proper in uniform. And we very much miss the clapped-out Cortinas with "Rothmans Rally" decals across the windshield ripping down the country roads of Ulster. Sean O'Grady misses the Lotus Cortina. We can't blame him one feckin' bit.

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Classic Cars: Lotus Cortina Mk 1 [Belfast Telegraph]

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1963 Ford Lotus Cortina: A Finely Tuned Sport Saloon [Internal]

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