During the 1970s any supercar maker with any self respect
was pumping out wedge shaped products at full speed.
Ford decided to get in on the wedge-tastic action in the
late 70s and commissioned their European design department
Ghia to develop a supercar prototype with distinctly angular
The resulting vehicle was this, the Ghia Action. When
looking at the Action it's hard to imagine a vehicle which
has dated worse - although it does not give off a kind
of retro-chic vibe today.
The unique razor sharp bodywork was based over a rather
mundane Ford Escort chassis, however the power - which
came from a mid-mounted F1 derived V8 engine was anything
The Ghia Action never made it past the prototype stage
- not surprising when you consider the sheer insanity
of the stylists.