Ford Escort MK1 Outlaw 1968 Model
The current owner has owned the car for past 14 years and have spent approximately 4 years restoring it to a UK RS Retro modified version, as featured in the Classic Ford magazine few years back.
Welcome to the sale of this beautifully Ford Escort MK1.The car has under gone a full restoration with endless new parts and a full bare metal respray in the stunning Ford Olympic Blue. The detail and quality of the paint work is stunning with no swill marks or orange peel effect anywhere. Every area of the car was painted and is perfect for a show car.
The 1100cc motor was replaced with a 1600cc Kent Motor with high compression a 244 Kent cam and kit and Burton Cam Cover. TNT exhaust manifolds were fitted with a full free flow 57mm free flow exhaust system.40mm down draft Webber carbs feed the motor with the help of a fully adjustable Facet Racing fuel pump. The gear box was replaced with a brand new refurbished 5 speed 2 liter Sierra gear box.
The suspension is completely brand new with the rear leaf springs been lowered by 40mm and the front been fitted with coil over suspension. Disc brakes have been fitted upfront to help with the stopping power of this pocket rocket. The vehicle has been fitted with Genuine Comp Motor 13 inch wheels.
The Original interior has been recovered in black BMW 3 series leather, with perforated center. The outer Piping has been done to the original Escort specifications to add the retro look and feel of the vehicle. New black carpets and side panels have been fitted. The roof lining has been tastefully done in black to match the seats and the dash has been recovered in black leather to finish the stylish look off.
Every part replaced on the car was imported from the UK, the car is basically a brand new car, starts off the key first time every time and drives a dream!!
We were recently at Pebble Beach Car Concours and the London Car Concours where the latest Global Phenomenon “The Outlaws “had their very own competition classes spearheaded by the likes of Magnus Walker and Singer with their Porsche designs and Rod Emory with his chopped Lancia Aurelias and de-chromed Porsche 356s.
If You are a purist and want a concourse totally original MK Escort RS then this vehicle is not for You.
Transmission type: Manual
Vehicle colour: Olympic Blue
Interior colour: Black Leather
Number of doors: Two Doors
Driver side: Right Hand Side
Motor size (CC): 1600cc
Owner's Manual: No
Service History: Yes