Side view of the
first mock-up of the MkIII. The extended tail and the raised front wings
can be clearly seen. The doors were also modified at a later stage,
flaring out slightly at the front edge.
view of the mock-up. It still has the MkI style spare wheel cover .
This was later changed, the two triangular vents being moved closer
together to prevent cracking on the outside edges.
Engine bay of
M3/1103. The exhaust system is non-standard and is a full
cross-over system from a MkI.
the seven MkIII's. The two central cars are both left-hand drive.
M3/1102 being road tested. Note the separate pass lamp
and indicator lamps. These were later changed to a combined
Engine bay of M3/1107. Note the electric fuel pump which was
added on this car after the failure of the mechanical pump. In
the background are my own car and GT40P/1008.
shot of the MkIII cockpit, note the central gear-shift position
which allowed both left-hand and right-hand drive versions to be
to British TV audiences, this is a behind-the-scenes shot from
"Top Gear" when Jeremy Clarkson discovered that he doesn't
quite fit into a MkIII. M3/1107 is the subject.
Last of the
seven, M3/1107, the only MkIII still retained by the Ford Motor