BRAND NEW MST 2020 MK2 on '70 plateAdvert ID: 44743 POA
BRAND NEW 2020 MK2 on 70 plate, yes that is correct, brand spanking new Mk2. registered December 2020.
This image has been doing the rounds on social media over the weekend, although the car is not yet ready and needs finishing. We didn't want to launch the car until the new year, but now that the story is out, here it is. We will be doing an official launch early January.
Also with so many comments and questions about the car and project, here are some FAQs:
How is this possible?
The Mk2 is an all new build and has successfully been taken through the IVA process (Individual Vehicle Approval) and now been issued a 70 plate by the DVLA
Are you doing Mk1 also?
Yes we are currently in the process of building new Mk1, will be launched in 2021
Does it need and airbag?
No not required for IVA
How does it pass emissions?
Being a modern Duratec engine emission test was not an issue, it has a CAT fitted
How can it be a Ford Escort when its not an original?
We are not claiming it to be a Ford Escort, It's built simply as a ‘New MST Mk2’ with modern technology for ultimate reliability and performance
What the spec?
2.5L Ford Duratec on throttle bodies and Life Racing ECU
6 Speed H-pattern gearbox
Based on a Group-4 Escort rally car, 6 linked, turreted etc
Atlas axle, Bilstein coilovers, AP Racing brakes
Latest CANbus electrical system
Door panel line too low?
Yes we know 😊 door needs adjusting, car not yet finished
Can I buy one?
Yes we are taking orders for new car builds for 2021, both the Mk1 and Mk2 in various specifications from fast road to full rally and race spec.
If you have any further questions or are interested in ordering a new Mk1 or Mk2, or require parts for your own build, please contact us for more info, thank you
More info will be released in January on our website, www.motorsport-tools.com
Motorsport Tools UK Ltd
22 Aug 2018
Pwllheli,Gwynedd, LL53 6NH