1992 ford escort RS cosworth
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Polaris grey was a highly desirable color option only available for the earlier ‘Big Turbo’ models of the Escort RS Cosworth. Of the 7,145 units built, the first 2,500 units were all homologation specials, any Escort Cosworth RS with a build date prior to January 1st, 1993, is indeed a Big Turbo car that was a homologation special.
That makes this particular car a part of that special story, a story that ended in an astonishing 10 WRC victories, driven there by the likes of Carlos Sainz Sr and François Delecour. This car remains unmodified and presents in fantastic
condition, for the collector looking to add some rallying history to their collection, look no further.
- Lux Package with Cloth Hex Recaro seats
- Garrett T3/T04B Hybrid Turbo
- Longitudinally-mounted Cosworth two-liter four-cylinder Turbo Motor, producing 227 horsepower and 300-pound feet of torque.
- Permanent Four-Wheel Drive, Courtesy of an Up-Rated Five Speed Gearbox
- Power Windows + Sunroof/Moonroof
- Unmodified, stock car
In the early 1990s, rally racing gave birth to a plethora of high-tech, turbocharged machines, especially from the Japanese, with cars like the Mitsubishi Evo, Subaru STI, and Toyota Celica GT-Four. The Escort RS Cosworth was Europe’s way of
The car was just as high-tech as its Asian rivals, except it had a Ford badge, which made it appear like a genuine home-team effort for European fans. This version of the Escort was, of course, not sold in America, nor was rally racing as popular
west of the Atlantic Ocean. But in Europe, it was the textbook definition of “Win on Sunday, sell on Monday.”
The interior presents extremely well with little to no blemishes. The switchgear remains original and shows wear congruent with mileage, there is little to no evidence of worn switches or leather. There are slight defects noticed in the fabric front seats. The leather on the steering wheel shows no sign of wearing
Despite evidence of bodywork, the paint shows consistency with a few minor imperfections. The overall presentation of the car is fantastic, this is a great example of a low-mile, driver-quality vehicle.
The engine looks clean.