Capri II introduced. UK range consisted of 1300L, 1600L, XL and GT, 2000GT and the new Ghia model, plus V6 3000GT and Ghia.
Ford launches the Capri S at the Geneva Motor Show. With it's midnight black paintwork and gold coachlines. Black seats with gold Rialto cloth inserts.
The Capri S (GTS / JPS) went on sale in the UK. Engine range consisted of 1.6, 2.0 and 3.0 V6. According to Ford UK production logs a total of 2003 were produced of which it is believed 25% were white.
Low spec 1300 model introduced while 1300L and 1600L gained improved trim. The XL models replaced by the GL, GT by the new S.
British Capri production ceases at Halewood, Liverpool. All production transferred to Germany.
The S model gets some improvements. Two-piece front spoiler and a rear tailgate spoiler.
Ford launched a scheme called 'series X'. Designed around the 3000S which had an engine upgrade to 175bhp, triple Weber carbs, larger inlet and exhaust valves, electric fuel pump sending the Capri x-pack to 130mph and 0 - 60 in 7.4 seconds. Price was £9625.
Production of the Capri Mk2 ends.