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Mk1 Escort mexico race hillclimb sprint car

  • 09/12/2019
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Price : £36,000
Date : 09/12/2019
Condition : Used
Type : Sell
Year : 1971
Transmission : Manual

Here we have a very difficult choice in life to sell my Cosworth powered 1971 Ford Escort Mexico Mk1 that I’ve owned for 10yrs. 

The car is one of the best examples you will see. 

It has been featured in Classic Ford, Retro Ford and was the cover car with full 10 page feature in Practical Performance Car in January 2018. I’ve had many class wins and top 10 finishes in this car.

Spec as follows:


2.1L Cosworth YB Engine (converted to naturally aspirated) delivering approx 230 BHP 

Quaife 6 speed sequential transmission

HT Slide throttle bodies

Emerald fully mappable ECU Management

Brize Race alternator

Brize high compression starter motor


10×15 Rear Revolutions

9×15 Front Revolutions

Avon CR500 tyres

Adjustable Gaz coilovers

5 linked English rear axle with Atlas side gears, new tran x limited slip diff with a 3.89 diff ratio AP Brakes

Hydraulic handbrake

New fuel lines with black aeroquip


Carbon fibre bonnet

GRP boot lid with Ducktail spoiler built in

Fibre glass doors

Carbon fibre WRC wing mirrors

Bubble arches

LED lights all round including LEDs integrated into rear clusters Perspex windows


X2 Sparco seats

TRS Harnesses

Weld in rollcage

Race technology digital dash

Race battery

No fuses – all on resettable trips

Electric power steering

Carbon fibre centre console

Carbon fibre driver’s footplate and navigator’s footrest

The car weighs approx. 850kg including driver

The car is stored in a heated workshop. It is Tax exempt 

Contact me with any other questions.

I know these cars and know how much it costs to build them. 

Car Features

  • Alloy Rims
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