1973 Ford Escort

RS 1600

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    4/1973
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Sebring Red
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Performance 
    255 BHP / 259 PS / 191 kW
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

* Genuine 1973 AVO RS1600 (1 of 1200 built);
* Portuguese documents;
* BDG Millington engine;
* Alloy block and head with dry sump;
* 2 Weber 48 carbs;
* Quaife 4 speed gearbox;
* Atlas rear axle with Salisbury LSD;
* 4 wheel disc brakes and 4 piston AP Racing 'Monte Carlo' calipers;
* Adjustable Bilstein shocks;
* Reinforced suspension arms;
* Uprated radiator;
* "fly off" period handbrake;
* Wilcox cylinder head with period 3 stud exhaust manifold;
* High flow oil and water pump;
* Avo reinforced bodyshell;
* Bolt on 6 point Roll bar;
* 5 magnesium wheels;
* Full Group 2 with 250+ bhp;
* Ready for Hill climb racing, Historic rallying, etc.