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Here I have a MK1 Ford Escort Estate in very good condition for it's age. Van is one owner from new. I'm the registered second owner however never used it since purchased. Bought car for a project but have no time for it so it has to go. Car located in Malta and can organize shipping to anywhere worldwide.

75,000
Malta
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1970 Mk1 escort lotus twincam, Australian import, have been fully bare shell rebuild with no expenses spared by a local car restorer following exact to spec in twincam manual..Car can only be described as in showroom condition must be viewed to respect..Under no pressure to sell so if don't get what needed I'll keep..

80,000
Ireland
Private
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Picture of 1972 Ford Escort Mk1 2.0 Pinto For Sale

Advertising on behalf of a customer............. Ford Escort Mk1 2 Door. This car was imported in 2020 from Cyprus im told and since than has had a full mechanical overhaul at a classic car specialist in the South of England. It starts runs and drives very well. We have the V5 here Bodyshell - Standard MK1 Escort ...

7,415
Scotland
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Picture of 1971 Ford Escort Mk1 RS1600 For Sale by Auction

Ford had, for a number of years, used active participation in Motorsport as a means of getting their showroom doors swinging, and 1968's new Escort was to prove no exception. Popular at club level in every discipline of the sport, it was at an International level that the name Escort became synonymous with winning. The ...

42,900
United Kingdom
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Picture of 1968 Ford Escort MkI Twin Cam  For Sale by Auction

The arrival of the Escort Twin Cam at the start of 1968 marked the second phase of Ford UK's production-car based competitions programme that had commenced with the Lotus Cortina. The latter had used the Ford-based 1.6-litre Lotus Twin Cam engine to good effect, and combining this unit with the smaller and lighter Escort ...

7,200
United Kingdom

MK1 ESCORT 1300E, FULLY RESTORATION COMPLETED ,.PLEASE CALL FOR FULL DETAILS First registered in UK 22/03/1973 Previous keepers 3 Restored by Cambridge Classic Cars Ltd = Fully re-spray, MOT, Fully serviced, New panels Replaced Left and Right front wings, Small lower section of front panel, small repair section ...

46,971
Cambridgeshire

mk1 escort RS2000 recreation 1968/G,olympic blue with RS decals,black cloth sports trim 5 speed,6 pod dash,stainless radiator,2.1 pinto engine with high lift cam,twin choke webber ,front discs,bilstein sispension,rs alloys etc etc,car is in stunning order and has been done to very high standard and credit to its former ...

59,000
Buckinghamshire
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Picture of 1968 Ford Escort Mk1 RS2000 Evocation Rally prepared For Sale

Rally prepared Ford Escort MK1 RS2000 Evocation in perfect condition, which has driven several Tulip rallies and has always finished in the top 10. This Ford is equipped with the well-known 2000cc Pinto engine, which is good for an output of approximately 180 HP. This rally-prepared Ford has been completely overhauled ...

33,501
Netherlands

Made in Cologne in 1973, date of first registration of 08/05/1974 in what is now Serbia. Imported into England in 2016, a clean and complete example of this classic car, road legal with a good amount of supporting paperwork documenting its history, including links to video and photographs from previous owners. (Please ...

21,455
Essex
Private
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The MK1 Ford Escort – The Birth of a Legend

The MK1 Ford Escort was launched in 1968 at the Brussels Motor Show. Initially, it was produced as a replacement for the ageing 105E Anglia, however later it would become a loved classic that the Anglia could only dream of being. During the 7-year life span of the MK1 Escort, production took place all over the world, Australia and New Zealand, Germany and Belgium all had their own respective plants as well as cars being built on home soil in the United Kingdom.

The Mk1 Escort was built on a well-known platform, front-engine, rear-wheel drive. MacPherson struts up front and a solid live axle at the back. Lower spec models had drum-brakes all round, but more performance focussed models featured front disc brakes. Escorts were made for all purposes, 2-door, 4-door, Estate and even a few performance models. The Family car that could do it all.

There were a series of common or garden models, the 1100 and 1300 models were low down in the Escort range but provided families with a reliable car that was cheap to run, buy and insure.

The 1300 GT model, however, was supplied with a 1.3 Litre overhead-valve crossflow engine, it came fitted with additional instrumentation, a tachometer, voltmeter and oil pressure gauge. It was Ford foray into making the Escort appeal to the performance market. To become competitive in Motorsport Ford needed to homologate the Mk1 Escort, so they began development on the Escort Twin Cam it came with a Lotus Manufactured eight-valve twin camshaft cylinder mounted to a 1.5L engine block giving the Twin Cam a rather unusual capacity if 1558cc.

Arguably the most famous of the Twin Cam Mk1 Escorts is that of Alan Mann Racing, it was raced in the British Saloon Car Championship and fitted with a Formula 2 Ford FVC 16 Valve engine. Finished in AMR’s now-iconic Red and Gold livery, the cars featured large bubble arches.

However, the circuit wasn’t the only place Ford were conquering with the Escort. The Mk1 Escort became an incredibly competitive rally car, Ford’s victory at the 1970 London to Mexico World Cup Rally, at the hands of Hannu Mikkola sparked the special edition Escort Mexico.

The Mexico models came fitted with 1600cc crossflow engines and had strengthened body shells inspired by the lessons Ford had learned in competition. 10,352 Mk1 Escort Mexico models were built. In addition to the Mexico, the RS1600 was developed with a Cosworth BDA engine, standing for Belt Drive, A Type. The very first RS1600 was driven off the production line by Graham Hill. The only driver to ever win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Indianapolis 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix.

Ford later produced an RS2000 model that utilised a 2.0L Pinto engine. The RS2000 also picked up several rally and racing victories and all three models, The RS1600, Mexico and RS2000 were built with what is now referred to as an AVO bodyshell. These strengthened body shells were all manufactured at Ford’s Advanced Vehicle Operations facility located at the Aveley Plant, in Essex.




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