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Escort 2 Litre Duratec

Advert ID: 40950 To Be Auctioned

Advert Began: Jul 9, 2018, 9:33
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Group 4 bodyshell by Bod Dowen Rally Services
SBD 2.0 litre Duratec engine just under 300BHP
Quaife 60G 6-speed sequential gearbox
Fostek prepared fully floating Atlas axle with Gripper diff.

This is an ultra-competitive, "Modern" tarmac-spec 2.0 Mk2 Escort that always sets the pace in the 2.0 class, and often beats 2.5l cars. Even at power-hungry track-based single-venues, it sets top 5 times. Professionally prepared and really well presented.

Full Specification

Grp4 body-shell by Bob Dowen Rally Services. Additional gearbox tunnel, fuel tank mount and roll-cage modifications by Retro Motorsport in Essex.

Lightweight windows by Plastics 4 Performance including custom sliders and anti-scratch front windows. Heated windscreen.

Carbon fibre roof vent. Carbon fibre front quarter bumpers and rear bumpers. Lightweight bumper brackets front and rear.

Carbon fibre bonnet with integral Subaru WRC bonnet vents and rear cooling vent. Lightweight bonnet hinges.

Carbon fibre boot lid with integral spoiler and lightweight hinges. Custom lightweight boot stay. Carbon fibre spare wheel tray.

Bespoke fuel tank with integral swirl pot by AH Fabrications. Facet L/P lift pump and Twin H/P Bosch pumps mounted with inline filter. Rollover safety valve.

Grp4 Fabrications top-of-the-range dry-sump tank with custom integral catch tank.

SBD 2.0 litre Duratec engine - very high-spec, producing just under 300bhp. Detailed specification and invoices available separately.

Laminova oil-to-water cooler. Electric water pump. Brise high-performance alternator. AP multi-plate, hydraulically operated clutch.

AH Fabrications custom built big header radiator. SPAL fans.

Custom-made Promotive 3" throughout exhaust system single, re-packable silencer.

Quaife 60G 6-speed sequential gearbox with modified Grp4 Fabrications lever. SBD flat-shift system with a digital gear indicator. Custom-made 2-piece prop-shaft.

Fostek-prepared fully floating Atlas axle with Gripper diff, 5:1 CWP, Watts linkage and ally brace. Fitted with custom (1155 - Xtrac) drive-shafts.

Alcon WRC-style 4-pot front brakes with Pagid pads, 4-pot rear brakes, and Tilton floor mounted, adjustable pedal box.

Grp4 fabrications Modular WRC front suspension with Bilstein dampers and custom Irish-spec front anti-roll bar. Bilstein magnesium rear dampers.

Compomotive 8x15 aluminium wheels or Revolution 8x15 and 9x15 5-spoke competition wheels

Variable rate, adjustable power-steering. Removable steering wheel. Grp4 steering knuckle.

Custom made Motordrive carbon fibre "Endurance" seats with wrap-around protection. 6-point harnesses.

Carbon fibre drivers and co-drivers foot trays, carbon fibre door cards, flocked dash.

Lifeline Zero 360 plumbed-in extinguisher plus two handhelds and harness cutters.

Aircraft-spec wiring loom by Bremax with pop-out breakers. Stilo WRC intercom. Stack auxiliary gauges - change colours for low/normal/high ranges.

Clear lens front headlamps with carbon fibre bowls. Ultra slim-line ballast HID kit

Carbon-fibre lamp pod housing PIAA pro-series lights with Ultra slim-line ballast HID kits

Gp4 Fabrications single windscreen wiper system.

Aluminium strut brace by Grp4 Fabrications. Kevlar sump guard - modified Mitsubishi Evo8 item.

All brake, fuel and oil hoses from Goodridge performance hose and aluminium fittings. Engine bay oil lines in Kevlar lightweight braid. Remote oil filter.

Carefully built with ££££'s worth of aluminium and titanium fixings.

The car is in great condition with all major components on under 300 stage-miles. It has only ever been run on the finest fluids and its condition is such that it has been displayed at Race Retro 2016 and the grand opening of Goodridge's new factory recently. The car will be supplied with a thick folder of receipts for every component.

Registration: YEG 158T
Chassis Number: BBATUR92418
Engine Number: Not Specified
Number of cylinders: 4
CC: 2000
Year of Manufacture: 1979
Estimate (£): 38,000 - 45,000
(+buyer's premium of 15% including VAT @ 20%)

Viewing and bidding

The Silverstone Classic is a closed event and an event ticket will be required along with an auction catalogue to enter the sale. Ticket information can be found here: Silverstone Classic ticket information

The Silverstone Classic Competition Car Auction takes place from 18:30 on Thursday 19th July 2018 in The Wing building at Silverstone Circuit, NN12 8TN.

Viewing of the Lots will be available from on the 19th July 2017 from 13:30 until the start of the auction.

If you are planning to visit the auction or viewing on Thursday 20th July please follow the signs to Silverstone Circuit and then to car park 50. From there it is a short walk to car park 49 next to the main entrance where you will be able to catch our free shuttle bus to the auction venue.

Bidding at the auction can be done either in person by attending the sale, by telephone, by leaving a commission bid or live, online via Proxibid. Full details of registration requirements and a buying guide can be found on the Silverstone Auctions website (

Seller Info

Silverstone Auctions

Member Since:
19 Dec 2013

Ashorne, Warks, CV35 0AA

Phone: +44 1926 691141

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