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211 - 1974 Ford Escort RS2000

 
 
 
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Registration SYH71N
Chassis Number BFATPY00016
Engine Number PY00016
Odometer reading 81,477 miles
Estimate £16,000 - £20,000
Result Sold - £22,400

The Mk. I Ford Escort was introduced in the UK at the end of 1967, making its show debut at Brussels Motor Show in January 1968 and replacing the successful long running Anglia. Escorts became successful as a rally car and eventually went on to become one of the most successful rally cars of all time. The Ford works team was practically unbeatable in the late 1960's and early 1970's; arguably the Escort's greatest victory was in the 1970 London to Mexico World Cup Rally being driven by Finnish legend, Hannu Mikkola. This gave rise to the Escort Mexico special edition road versions in honour of the rally car. In addition to the Mexico, the RS1600 was developed which used a Kent engine block with a 16-valve Cosworth cylinder head. As well as higher performance engines and sports suspension, these models featured strengthened bodyshells, making them ideal for rallying. Ford also produced an RS2000 model as an alternative to the somewhat temperamental RS1600, featuring a two litre Pinto engine. This also chalked up some rally and racing victories and pre-empted the hot-hatch market as a desirable but affordable performance road car.

First registered on the 2nd September 1974 it was supplied through Messrs Arthur Lee Engineering of Glasgow.

The original colour was black which was a special order making it a very rare car indeed with only 4 other known original black RS2000 on the road today. The car sits on date stamped 1974 RS four spoke alloy wheels with brand new tyres and maintains its original engine but we are led to believe the car has been reshelled. Since the vendors purchase 7 years ago the car has been in dry storage with the intention of having the car resprayed black. There is an opportunity for the new owner substantially to increase the value of the car if decided to return it to its original colour. The car last had a valid MoT certificate in 2010. The starts and runs fine but the new owner would need to service the brakes due to the car being sat in long term storage. Included in the sale is the original dash pack and glove box, an original Ford map reading light and an original roof mounted Bee sting aerial and a correct master brake cylinder. Escort RS2000's are rare and with classic Ford values increasing significantly of late, this magnificent example is sure to whet the appetite of the serious collector.