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1980 Ford Escort 'L' Mk.II

Lot No.: 302

Registration: GHL220V
Chassis Number: GCAFAG113420
Engine Number: Not Specified
Number of cylinders: 4
CC: 1998
Year of Manufacture: 1980
RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Sold for (£): 21,375


  • Late-production, 2nd generation Escort freshly prepared and painted
  • Campaigned successfully in the MSVR-Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship 2017-2018
  • Massive spec for a club rally car. Really well finished in Porsche Guards Red
  • 2.3-litre XE Vauxhall on twin 45s, Sadev flat-shift, 6-speed sequential. 
  • Welded-in 6-point historic spec cage. MEP Motorsports wiring loom. MSA logbook
  • It's seldom that we describe a rally car as 'immaculate' but it fits the bill with this smart Escort


This, great value for money, four-door Escort was built from a late-production 'L' and competed in MSVR Circuit Rally Championship during 2017-2018 (finished 17th at Donington, best stage position: 12th). The impressive specification is listed below:

2.3 XE Vauxhall on twin Weber 45s
Sadev flat-shift, 6-speed sequential SLC 82-17F, Geartronic shift kit
Narrow (50") fully floating Atlas 5-link Axle, alloy brace, skidded, ZF slipper kit
Alloy-arched, 4-door shell in Guards Red
MEP motorsport wiring loom
Corsa electric steering.
Quick Rack
GRP 4 Bilstein front legs 2.25 coil-overs
Bilstein tarmac inserts
Bilstein rear coil-overs 2.25
Panhard rod
4 links long
Adjustable ford TCAs
Twin cam roll bar
Sump guard
Twinleaf springs on slipper boxes
AP 5000 (15" inch brakes) DS3000 pads
AP 2577 rears on solid discs
Welded-in, 6-point, historic spec cage
New OMP seats
New TRS 6-point belts
AFFF plumbed-in system
Oil cooler and remote filter
Hydraulic handbrake
Adjustable pedal box
Heated screen
Alloy tank
Twin Facet pumps
Fibreglass bonnet, boot.
Perspex windows all round.

Complete with its MSA Logbook this smart classic Escort appears ready to go and, at this guide price, looks like an exciting proposition.