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Escort 2.3 Litre Sequential

Advert ID: 41993 To Be Auctioned

Advert Began: Feb 13, 2019, 19:10
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Late-production, 2nd generation Escort freshly prepared and painted

Campaigned successfully in the MSVR-Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship 2017-2018

Massive spec for a club rally car. Really well finished in Porsche Guards Red

2.3-litre XE Vauxhall on twin 45s, Sadev flat-shift, 6-speed sequential.

Welded-in 6-point historic spec cage. MEP Motorsports wiring loom. MSA logbook

It's seldom that we describe a rally car as 'immaculate' but it fits the bill with this smart Escort

This, great value for money, four-door Escort was built from a late-production 'L' and competed in MSVR Circuit Rally Championship during 2017-2018 (finished 17th at Donington, best stage position: 12th). The impressive specification is listed below:

2.3 XE Vauxhall on twin Weber 45s

Sadev flat-shift, 6-speed sequential SLC 82-17F, Geartronic shift kit
Narrow (50") fully floating Atlas 5-link Axle, alloy brace, skidded, ZF slipper kit
Alloy-arched, 4-door shell in Guards Red
MEP motorsport wiring loom
Corsa electric steering.
Quick Rack
GRP 4 Bilstein front legs 2.25 coil-overs
Bilstein tarmac inserts
Bilstein rear coil-overs 2.25
Panhard rod
4 links long
Adjustable ford TCAs
Twin cam roll bar
Sump guard
Twinleaf springs on slipper boxes
AP 5000 (15" inch brakes) DS3000 pads
AP 2577 rears on solid discs
Welded-in, 6-point, historic spec cage

New OMP seats
New TRS 6-point belts
AFFF plumbed-in system
Oil cooler and remote filter
Hydraulic handbrake
Adjustable pedal box
Heated screen

Alloy tank
Twin Facet pumps
Fibreglass bonnet, boot.
Perspex windows all round.

Complete with its MSA Logbook this smart classic Escort appears ready to go and, at this guide price, looks like an exciting proposition.

Registration: GHL220V
Chassis Number: GCAFAG113420
Engine Number: Not Specified
Number of cylinders: 4
CC: 1998
Year of Manufacture: 1980
RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Estimate (£): 18,000 - 22,000
(+buyer's premium of 15% including VAT @ 20%)

The Race Retro Classic Car Sale will take place at the Race Retro International Historic Motorsport Show 2019 at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, CV8 2LG (map/directions).

The lots can be viewed at the following times:

Friday 22nd February 2019 09:30 - 17:00

Saturday 23rd February 2019 09:30 - 11:00 (Automobilia, Lifestyle & Watches) 09:30 - 13:30 (Classic Cars)

Sunday 24th February 2019 09:30 - 11:00 (Automobilia, Lifestyle & Watches) 09:30 - 13:30 (Classic Cars)

The auctions will take place as follows:

Automobilia, Lifestyle & Watches Saturday 23rd February 11:00

Classic Cars Saturday 23rd February 14:00

Automobilia, Lifestyle & Watches Sunday 24th February 11:00

Motorcycles & Classic Cars Sunday 24th February 14:00

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 (

To access the auction without visiting Race Retro, please register your details via this link : and then on the day enter the event via gate 1 only.

IMPORTANT NOTE : Silverstone Auctions customers are directed to enter through gate 1 only. All guests are required to register for the auction via this link : and entrance to the auction will be by catalogue only (£20 on the door).

Should you also wish to attend the Race Retro event, tickets can be purchased from

For further information about The Race Retro Classic Car Sale, contact Silverstone Auctions on +44 (0)1926 691 141.

Seller Info

Silverstone Auctions

Member Since:
19 Dec 2013

Ashorne, Warks, CV35 0AA

Phone: +44 1926 691141

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