The same engine with the same bore, but with a longer stroke this making larger capacity was subsequently used in the Ford Classic and Consul Capri (1340 cc and 1500 cc), the Mk1 and early Mk2 Cortina (1200 cc, 1300 cc and 1500 cc).
The engine is now referred to as the Pre-Crossflow Kent, with both the inlet and exhaust being on the same side of the head.
A redesign gave it a cross-flow type cylinder head, hence the Kent’s alternative name Ford Crossflow. It would go on to power the smaller-engined versions of the Ford Cortina and Ford Capri, the first and second editions of the European Escort. It also featured in the Fiesta Mk1 1.3, and the Mk1 XR2, using the US 1600 bottom end and GT spec head and cam.
The Crossflow featured a change in combustion chamber design, using a Heron type combustion chamber in the top of the piston rather than the head. The head itself was flat with each engine capacity (1100, 1300 and 1600) featuring different pistons with different sized bowls.
CBR currently have this engine running in the Classic Sports Car Club (CSCC) Swinging 60’s Series.