The Classic Sale At Silverstone Festival 25th - 27th August 2023

+ buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter 11 Originally delivered to a director of Ford Motor Company in America, this right hand drive car was ordered at the same time as his GT40. The car was purchased and imported from Alabama in 2007 and entrusted to Neil Twyman Racing to carry out a complete restoration of the car back to original specification. Apparently it competed on the 1973 RAC International Rally running as number #14 so the decision was made to return it to this specification and finish. The extensive history file details all these works, and viewing of the impressive file is recommended. Completed in 2008/9. The original 1600 BDA engine was rebuilt by DTW Engines and, running on Weber 40 DCOEs, the accompanying dyno print-out shows an impressive 171bhp at 7000 rpm. The car features original factory flared arches and two period Cibie Super Oscar spot lamps. The interior is in very good order. It was used at the 2011 Goodwood Revival Ford of Britain Centenary celebrations and no doubt there is video footage of this. It was purchased for our vendors Collection in 2016 and has been maintained and lightly used in recent times. A superb example of a rare RS1600. Ex-1973 RAC International Rally RS1600, superbly restored by Neil Twyman Racing and returned to its 1973 spec and finish. Lot 303 1972 Ford Escort MK1 RS1600 BDA Registration: SVN 943K Chassis No.: BB80ML00134 Estimate: £80,000 - £100,000 Specialist: Rob Hubbard Telephone No: 07775 511825 More Details Lot 303 Bid On Lot 303