1981 Ford Capri

MKIII 3.0-LITRE FIA COMPETITION COUPE

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1981
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • FIA Papers 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    1
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

This car was commissioned in 2015 and built from scratch by Ric Wood Motorsport to period Group 1.5 Specification - as per the BTCC and Spa 24hr rules. As with all of Ric's builds, the car was built using a spotless, bare-metal shell, incorporating his top specification parts, most importantly his in-house c.300bhp Essex V6.

Important features include:

Seam-welded bodyshell with welded-in FIA roll cage
Group 1 specification Essex V6 engine by Ric Wood
Correct Group 1 gearbox with quick shifter
Correct Group 1 Atlas rear axle (choice of ratios)
Suspension to full-race Group 1 specification
Group 1 front brake calipers and discs

It comes complete with spares list including, wheels, Atlas rear axle complete with 3.09:1 ratio and crown wheel & pinion, spare 98db silenced exhaust system, Proflex suspension service kit.

FIA Papers valid until 2029.

This highly competitive Capri has raced in Peter Auto HTC, Legends HTCC Tony Dron Trophy and Goodwood Members Meeting's Gerry Marshall Trophy, where it is a potential winner - as proven by Jake Hill in Ric Wood's Capri this year.