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1970 Ford Mk 1 Escort Rally Car FRESH BUILD SOLD

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  • £79,995 As stated
  • 1970
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Price £79,995 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Ford
Model Escort
Year 1970
Country UK
Region Gloucestershire
Telephone 01793 988635
Status Trade
Date 01-Oct-2019
Ref C736427
The unique opportunity to buy this beautiful car that was specially commissioned for the Peking Paris 2016 rally is not to be missed!

With the highest specifications possible and all the latest competition upgrades for this vehicle type, this Mk 1 rally ready Escort is unlike any other and bares no relation to anything else on the market.

The car was built by industry renowned Dave Jenkins with a fully documented build history.

This is effectively a brand new car with the all-important FIA log book and is competition ready.

Due to a change of personal circumstances the vendor reluctantly has placed this rally ready car up for sale.

Supplied with new MOT and license.

Purchase price is a reflection of the build costs.

Collection or delivery available


Newly built from a bare right hand drive shell, fully soda blasted, seam welded and fabricated to Group IV (legal) historic specification to include short rear links, turrets, gussets and all legal strengthening. Multi-point weld-in roll cage, steel wheel arches etc and painted throughout to customer specification.


The car is wired to aircraft standard with custom loom, with full instrumentation and tripmeter on twin binnacle dashboard.

Sparco seats and TRS 3” full harness belts, flocked dash, suede steering wheel, Heated front screen.

The whole car is piped in aeroquip hosing and connections to include brakes, fuel and oil lines.

Suspension & Brakes

Suspension is all Bilstein equipment to include turreted rear shock absorbers, front fully adjustable legs with alloy platforms and roller bearing top mounts.

Brakes are disc all round combination with AP Monte front calipers with vented disks on alloy bells, with twin rear calipers and solid discs, hydraulic handbrake and bias pedal box.

2.25:1 high ratio steering rack, world cup cross member and brackets.


Engine is an all steel 1700cc Sherwood crossflow unit running on twin 45 Webers carburettors with dry sump system and electronic ignition. Twin plate AP clutch, ZF 5 speed (overdrive) gearbox, quick released alloy bellhousing and single piece propshaft. Tony Law large bore manifold and exhaust system.


Rear axle is a wide Atlas unit running 5.1 Atlas limited slip differential and fitted with alloy brace. Latest specification 4 link and panhard rod mountings.


Boot area includes extra long range alloy foam filled fuel tank, dry sump tank, twin facet fuel pumps, spare wheel post and competition battery.

Car runs on genuine Minilites (7” rear and 6” front), full length sump and gearbox guards.

The car has been built to comply with RACMSA Historic regulations and is currently in gravel specification. Car can easily be adapted to asphalt specification if required.

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