Most common eras
K&H Classics
4 Queens Rd Hersham Walton-on-Thames Surrey
KT12 5LS
Tel:  01932688780
LIVE adverts (20)

1981 *NOW SOLD* Ford Capri 2.8i For Sale

This advert viewed 3950 times
  • £17,950 Offers invited
  • 1981
Message the seller
Price £17,950 Offers invited
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Ford
Model Capri
  Capri 2.8
Year 1981
Mileage 13 miles
Country UK
Region Surrey
Telephone 01932 688780
Status Trade
Date 09-Jun-2020
Ref C1155367
Overview

The Ford Capri was the Ford Mustang of Europe. A mind boggling array of options meant that the Capri could be whatever you wanted it to be; just like the Mustang. The Capri was, in fact, a far more varied animal than the Mustang with engines ranging from 1300cc to 3100cc as well as a myriad of trim specifications. The most popular engine was the 1600cc unit but the object of most desire, was the three litre. The Capri was released to the press on 24th January, 1969 at the Brussels Motor Show. There had previously been a press preview in Cyprus but Ford had requested that nothing about the new car be published until 24th January to coincide with the motor show. Surprisingly, this request was honoured and the Capri caused a sensation.

Documentation

Supplied new by Currie Motors, Kingston on the first day of X-registration, this 2.8i is one of the very earliest surviving examples with the sought after four-speed gearbox and the very early two-tone black/grey facia and black headlining, distinctive Carla plaid Recaro seats and the iconic pepper-pot alloy wheels. It is also finished in what is considered to be the most desirable colour scheme, two-tone Forest Green over Crystal Green. Since 2001, the previous owner displayed the car on the classic car circuit until it was purchased by a private collector. This is a lovely example having benefitted from only mild restoration, and it is largely standard apart from a quality stainless-steel exhaust. It is supplied with a V5C registration document, an MOT which expires in July 2020, some previous MOT's, and a DVLA supplied owner history.

Mechanics

The car drives and sounds wonderfully well and the alloy wheels have been nicely refurbished. Powered by a V6, 160bhp engine, the 2.8i was capable of 0-60mph in 7.8 seconds. It has latterly been maintained by acknowledged Capri specialists 'Tickover'. These early four-speed cars are now the most sought after Capri's after the later Brooklands model and their build quality was notably better than the later cars.

Bodywork and interior

The car sports an amazingly well presented interior, a top-tint windscreen, a face-off stereo and a hidden immobiliser switch. The car is in very good condition throughou
 
Similar Adverts
Get notified about new similar ads

Ford Capri 2.8 Ghia 1976 60k one owner this is a blue plate California car LHD in lovely condition with black paint work and beige velour interior all original apart from upgraded 15 inch alloy.....

  • 23-Jun-2020
  • Warwickshire
  • Trade

GENUINE FORD PART NEW OLD STOCK FORD CAPRI WHEEL ARCH PROTECTOR KIT COMPLETE WITH FITTING INSTRUCTIONS.
£50 PLUS POSTAGE AND PACKING COSTS OR YOU ARE WELCOME TO COLLECT.
CONTACT ME ON the details.....

This stunning Capri was first registered on 15th September 1981 and has been owned by the vendor since 28th January 1991. Throughout his ownership the Capri has been restored and upgraded to the magnificent.....

We are specialists in Classic car restoration .
We have restored and are restoring a number of mid -high end classic cars and can undertake all aspects of vehicle restoration .
Our.....

1972 Ford RS 2600 Capri FIA Race Car

The Ford Capri RS2600 was made famous in the European Touring Car Championship by Drivers such as Jackie Stewart, Jochen Mass, and Klaus Ludwig, this stunning.....

  • Premium Dealer
  • 6
View advert

1978 Capri 3000 Ghia The Mark 3 Capri was introduced in UK early March 1978.This particular car was registered on 10.3 1978 making it a very early mk3 Finished in Signal amber with green tints and.....

  • 18-Jun-2020
  • Essex
  • Private

For Sale is the 1972 Ford Capri 3000E car number 12 that F.1 Legend the Late / Great Niki Lauda drove @ a packed Wiggins Teape / FordSports Day race meeting @ Brands Hatch on Sunday May 28th 1972......

Ford Capri Mk2 2.0 Ghia Automatic, Genuine 49000 miles and 3 owners from new. Car is superb underneath and has never been welded. The interior all looks original down to the radio. Very tidy but could.....

FOR SALE
A fabulous E Registration Ford Capri 2.8 Injection with three owners from new.

EQUIPMENT
Remote control driver’s door mirror, body-coloured grille and door mirrors, lamp bezels body-coloured,.....

  • Premium Dealer
  • 24
View advert

Here is for sale a Ford Capri Mk2 1600 XL of 1976.

The first registration was in the Netherlands, but the car is in Portugal since 1985.

The car is in overall very good condition. Is part of.....

  • 10-Jul-2020
  • Portugal
  • Private