Ford Escort MKI Groupe 4 1970

Ford Escort MKI Groupe 4 1970

Characteristics

Longitudinal 4-cylinder « BDG » engine

Power: 270HP

Rear-wheel drive

Upgraded to the maximum within FIA homologation

The Ford Escort, a small modest car at the beginning, rapidly became a legend with the release of the MKI in 1968.In order to promote its new model, Ford entered the Escort in competition and won the Circuit of Ireland Rally in 1968 with Roger Clark behind the wheel. Its rally successes continued and Ford won the European Rally Championship in 1968, 1969 and the Wembley-Mexico marathon in 1970 with the « mark one » (Mk1).Many drivers, such as Ari Vatanen, started with this ultimate rally weapon at that time.Nowadays, Escorts are still at the forefront in historic competitions, where they shine in abundance.This Ford Escort was recently built in England, by one of the best specialists. It was made to conform to its homologation sheet, with the many improvements allowed to make it ultra-efficient. Legendary Racing from Belgium has overseen its built and is responsible for its maintenance during the events in which it participates.It was seen at the Legend Boucles in Bastogne.

Ford Escort MKI Groupe 4 1970

Characteristics

Longitudinal 4-cylinder « BDG » engine

Power: 270HP

Rear-wheel drive

Upgraded to the maximum within FIA homologation

The Ford Escort, a small modest car at the beginning, rapidly became a legend with the release of the MKI in 1968.In order to promote its new model, Ford entered the Escort in competition and won the Circuit of Ireland Rally in 1968 with Roger Clark behind the wheel. Its rally successes continued and Ford won the European Rally Championship in 1968, 1969 and the Wembley-Mexico marathon in 1970 with the « mark one » (Mk1).Many drivers, such as Ari Vatanen, started with this ultimate rally weapon at that time.Nowadays, Escorts are still at the forefront in historic competitions, where they shine in abundance.This Ford Escort was recently built in England, by one of the best specialists. It was made to conform to its homologation sheet, with the many improvements allowed to make it ultra-efficient. Legendary Racing from Belgium has overseen its built and is responsible for its maintenance during the events in which it participates.It was seen at the Legend Boucles in Bastogne.