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The Brooklands 280 was the final limited edition run of the infamous Ford Capri which had first appeared back in 1969. They featured a limited slip differential, a full leather Recaro interior, and 15-inch, seven-spoke alloy wheels to complement the 2.8 injected V6 engine. Just 1,038 were ever made and all were finished in "Brooklands Green". This particular car was supplied new by John Grose Ford main dealers in Lowestoft, Suffolk to a Mrs. Helen Rogerson in May 1987. The car has led a very cossetted life ever since, as the two files of comprehensive history confirm. Today the mileage of just 5,500 is confirmed by all the past MOT Certificates which are present in these files. What is so special about this car, apart from the mileage and low ownership, is its originality. It is unrestored and unpainted and simply offers the original patina and showroom finish of the car when it was new. It is a real time-warp car and as such is highly collectible, but remains completely usable. It comes to the NEC with a fresh MOT, the original handpack and service books, and running very smoothly.