Still Great Fun!
By Christopher Johnston on
1998 Ford Contour SVT 4dr Sedan
I have owned this car for four years
now and it continues to find new ways
to put a big smile on my face! The
great thing is I went from a single
guy to a married-with-two-kids guy in
the interim and I didn't have to give
up the sports car! There's nothing
like smoking 3-Series BMW's with
your "lowly" Ford with your two-year
old daughter screaming "wheeee" in the
back. Great car, great drive, yeah
the stereo was a pain but a quick
aftermarket fix put an end to that.
Engine (oh that wonderful SVT growl!),
Transmission (never missed a shift
yet), Engine, Interior colour (the
Blue grows on you), Brakes, Engine,
Price, did I mention the Engine?
If Ford ever pulls its finger out and
bring the Mondeo back to NA... 17"
Tires, Climate Control, Get rid of the
swing arms on the trunk. A slightly
larger rear seat. More power is a