Delivered on the 1st August 1981 this XR3 and within the very first year of production and retains its original colour specification of Sunburst Red with grey fabric interior.
The original bill of sale from B E Sewell Ford dealership of Suffolk states that the car was purchased for the total sum of £5337.01 and also includes a certificate for the optional Ziebart treatment carried out pre-delivery.
The condition is very good throughout with a photographic reference to the full body restoration recent full engine and gearbox rebuild.
3 previous owners from new.
The distinctive Original whale-tail spoiler
Cloverleaf alloy wheels
Original interior, body panels, factory stampings and,
A complete Ford handbook set and folder that includes its original Ford supplied stamped service booklet.
On delivery in 1981, the 1.6-litre four-cylinder would produce 96bhp and 8.5sec 0-60mph time. A time that was was quicker than the Golf GTI's and with 14bhp less.
The engine bay is truly special with the CVH unit and gearbox having been fully rebuilt. It also has a recent new exhaust, suspension components.
Professional photos above were taken last week for magazine.
Feel free to arrange a visit to view an inspect the car, it is a special little classic ford that brings a smile to my face each time I drive it not to mention the spectator on the street.
ONLY 32.000 MILES FROM NEW , DOCUMENTED SERVICE HISTORY , WITH ALL OLD MOTC , ORIGINAL MANUALS , SPARE KEY ETC, INCREDIBLE CONDITION FOR YEAR , MUST BE SEEN , PRICE INCLUDES 12 MONTHS MOTC , 3 MONTHS.....
This unspoilt immaculate,original 1 elderly lady owner car with an incredible 28000mls from,viewing is highly recommended to see this very rare car,a sheer blue chip investment,no welding or altering.....