A two-door estate was introduced at the end of March 1968 which, with the back seat folded down, provided a 40 increase in maximum load space over the old Anglia 105E estate, according to the manufacturer.
A large choice of models were available in the NZ Escort range, consisting.1 L (base.3 L (L, GL, 1300 Sport, estate and van variants) and.6 L (Ghia, 1600 Sport) variants the.1 being aimed at budget conscious buyers, the.3 L models were popular, and.
Solo da fine 1997, data l'imminente commercializzazione della prima Focus (nell'autunno 1998 ) in listino rimase solo l'allestimento Ghia, che tuttavia prese la denominazione "University" (e solo in carrozzeria SW previo ordine diretto da Ford Italia ai vari concessionari sul territorio.
20 Early in 19port was launched, featuring a two-door bodyshell, revised gear ratios and a sporty look, using the 1600 motor proving to become a highly popular vehicle to the present day.A "Sport" model was also produced using the.6 L Crossflow.Ford gave the Escortbased Orion saloon a similar makeover.The.0 L engine was also easily retro-fitted into the Mark I, along with the Ford Sierra 's five-speed gearbox, for rallying and other sports.Quattroruote: Tutte le Auto del Mondo 1985 (in Italian).This engine had originally been developed for the Lotus Elan.Some say this was due to British consumers reluctance to let go of the "Escort" badge (as the first two generations of Escort had been among Britain's most popular cars, with the Mk II being Britain's best selling car in 1976 and some say that.Cet article ou cette section a trop de liens externes (décembre 2013).This gave rise to the Escort Mexico (1598cc "crossflow"-engined) special edition road versions in honour of the rally car.New Zealand edit Ford Escort MK I van Ford New Zealand's Seaview plant in Lower Hutt built.1 and.3-litre versions, initially as Deluxe (1.1) and Super (1.3) two-door sedans plus panel vans.All models of the Mark I were carried over to the Mark II, though the Mexico gained the RS badge and had its engine changed to.6 L (1,593 cc) OHC Pinto instead of the OHV.36 Latin America edit The Escort entered production in Brazil in July 1983.It was Ford Europe's second front-wheel drive model launch, the first being the smaller Fiesta in 1976, while the hatchback bodystyle had debuted in the company's range in 1974 on the second generation Capri.396 397: Of the 848,388 Escort Mk Is built by Ford Germany, only 234,667 were actually sold in Germany.Questa versione fece da base per quella impiegata nel mondiale rally.Main article: Ford Escort (Squire-based estate ford Escort 100E, the first use of the.The four-door sedan was added in 1970.La gamma, che comprendeva gli allestimenti Boston, Explorer (che si distinguevano per il paraurti anteriore modificato e che inglobava i fendinebbia ed un'impostazione più sportiva Ghia e RS, s'articolava nelle seguenti versioni: Escort Boston (con carrozzeria berlina 5 porte o Station Wagon e motori 1400.14 The Ford works team was practically unbeatable in the late 1960s / early 1970s, and arguably the Escort's greatest victory was in the 1970 London to Mexico World Cup Rally, driven by Finnish legend Hannu mount and blade warband viking conquest escort caravan Mikkola and Swedish co-driver Gunnar Palm.50 Engines edit Model Modelyear Engine Displacement Power / rpm.Ford Escort (MkII) RS1800 RS2000 modifier modifier le code Escort RS1800 conduite en rallye historique en 2008 par Alan Watkins Une Escort Mk2 à un contrôle horaire.
À noter: la RS 1600 a de plus remporté le premier Championnat d'Europe de rallycross en 1973 avec John Taylor -pilote qui court désormais sur Escort depuis plus de 45 ans-, le Championnat d'Europe FIA des voitures de tourisme en 1974, avec l'allemand Hans Heyer.
Prototypes were based on the Mk III Escort and featured a Cosworth developed.8-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produced over 300 bhp (224 kW) maximum power.