"With its links to the Alan Mann team and the Ford factory, it was not surprising that it was a popular lot on bordeller i københavn the day.
Under the bonnet of the road-legal Escort is a 240bhp engine which gives it a top speed of around 150mph.
Doesn'T SIT right, how letting someone else give your child a lift could risk their life.Though the Ford is now no more, the Escort will have a posthumous starring role in the upcoming GynkhanaTEN stunt film, as well as the accompanying The Gymkhana Files Amazon Prime series thats due to commence in late 2018.Death OF diesel, these are all the popular cars axed from the production line in 2018.It was offered by Bonhams at its Goodwood Members' Meeting sale with a guide price of 200,000 to 250,000 and ended up selling for when was ben hur written 203,100.As for the suspension, it has been engineered with different setups for both gravel and tarmac uses.The Escort was used as a spare car for the 1968 championship and was driven on occasion by future Le Mans winner and F1 driver Jackie Oliver.In 2006 Jimmy McRae raced it in the Roger Albert Clark Rally and won; the next year he took outright victory in the pre-1981 category of the 2007 British Historic Championship.
As a result, the 49-year-old pocket rocket weighs just 878kg.
It wont come cheap, but this is a pretty serious piece of history.Swns:South West News Service 5 "We were absolutely thrilled to achieve such a great price for the Escort, and for it to be an auction record is even more exciting Tim Schofield, head of motoring at Bonhams, said.Lego forive, lego creates life-size driveable Bugatti made from a million of its bricks.James May's Rolls-Royce, which was being sold because the TV star was allergic to its seats, went for 41,400.Its expected to go for up to 85,000 at Silverstone Auctions Race Retro sale on 22 February 2014.Gymkhana star Ken Block is proud to show off his latest ride, a rather lovely WRC-spec Ford Escort RS Cosworth built to meet Group A regulations.Luckily the incar action was caught on my helmet mounted @GoPro.Swns:South West News Service 5, sWNS:South nutten löhne West News Service 5, sWNS:South West News Service 5, other interesting cars offered included Sir Malcolm Campbell's 1913 Talbot which sold for 169,500 and a 1924 Bentley 3-Litre which went for 281,000.
But while most were humble family cars, Ford was known for its motorsport and the Escort was one of its most successful track vehicles.
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This smashed the previous record for a Ford Escort at auction, with stood at 140,000.
This model, known as 'XOO 347F was one of six cars Ford loaned to the Alan Mann Racing Team in 1968 to compete in the British and European Touring Car Championships.
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