Beautiful! There are so many replicas out there, but this is a proven MK1 Ford Escort Mexico AVO and, to many fans of the Blue Oval, THE Escort to own. Bidding’s likely to be frantic, but cars like this don’t come up for sale too often, so it may be time to raid the piggy bank if you’ve been waiting for one!
From the seller: “No expense spared over the years. One previous owner. Extensive photogtaphic rebuild. The type 49 shell is still in lovely order, complete with its original boot floor studs and stone guard. Large history file 1,000s spent. Including engine rebuild by burtons. Forged pistons, A244 camshaft. Race cylinder head, Lightened flywheel. Rolling road test showing 168.5 B.H.P at flywheel (136.2 at wheels)
The interior is spot on including mint MK1 RS roll tops and rear seat, rare centre console, map light, boot strap, tool kit etc. The history file also contains HPI report, past MOTs all invoices and a D.V.L.A list of previous owners back to the mid 70s. membership of the AVO owners club showing club register no 774. ”