Ford Escort 2.2 Thunder Saloon Spaceframe Racing Mk2 RS2000 248bhp Price Reduced

£29,995

Ford Escort 2.2 Thunder Saloon Spaceframe Racing Mk2 RS2000 248bhp Price Reduced

  • Body Type: Saloon
  • Gearbox: Manual
  • Registered: 1980
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Engine Size: 2200
  • Finished in: White

Vehicle Description

Price reduced due to owner selling his garage business and now has limited storage space. Ford Escort Mk2 RS2000 spaceframe Super Saloon race car. Walter Robertson's 1978 championship winning chassis built by John Robinson Racing Services, who also built Nick Whiting's(brother of F1's Charlie Whiting) multi race winning spaceframed Escort chassis. http://www.racing70s.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/racing70s/Fordcars/escortrobertson.htm http://www.racing70s.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/racing70s/Fordcars/escortwhitingnick.htm Designed and built 1977 for Super Saloons which later became the ThunderSaloon/Silhouette Sports Saloon race series. Currently eligible for Sports Libre class, with RAC logbook. Road registered as a 1980 RS 2000: V5 logbook, new mot, r/tax £235pa. Full spaceframe, roll cage, alloy skinned, glass fibre body with original RS2000 steel roof ,door pillars and windscreen, Granada rear lights, detachable front bodywork. Burton 2.2 Ford Pinto engine, dyno'd @ 248bhp: full race Burton head and cam, steel crank, Cosworth rods, Accralite pistons, high pressure oil pump, full alloy baffled rally sump, steel flywheel + new ring gear, new uprated starter, new AP Racing clutch, new slave cyl, new Webber 50 DCOE carbs and manifold, oil cooler. Spare Cosworth thick walled block. New Bullet 5 speed gearbox, new propshaft, Atlas 5 point diff ZF LSD. High ratio steering rack, full independent suspension, double front wishbones, spax adj coilovers. Brakes: front four pot vented, rear 2 two pot solid, braided hoses. Custom exhaust system. 2 x new Cobra race seats both with 6 point harnesses. 2 x sets of split rim Compomotives, 1 set on slicks, the other on wets, spare slicks + I set of steel wheels on road tyres. Car totally prepared and since then only used twice for a demo run at Brands Hatch and a sprint at Goodwood. Approx 650kgs and 248bhp, video of actual engine on test bench: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DL8522qvAo . Centre page photo feature + 3 page article in December 2000 issue of 'Performance Ford' magazine, also featured in Cars and Car Conversions circa 1987, both incorrectly referred to it as a Zakspeed. Also featured in Retro Ford magazine Aug 2013, issue 89. Selling due to ill health, owner has decided to sell after owning it for the last 18 years and only occasionally using it for sprints, now road registered purely for sprint class eligibility. Reduced from £35,000 to £29,995 due to owner selling his garage business and now has limited storage space. for quick sale. Part exchange considered but please phone rather than email 'How much will you offer for......?'. Also available: Brian James A Class trailer, e/winch, wheel/tyre rack. Please phone for any further details. Email enquiries, to include a contact phone number but, will only receive a brief answer. Viewing strictly by appointment only. Tel: 01273 85 77 95 or 079 73 39 39 74 (Others) www.cgtrading.co.uk

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    Summary

    • Euro Status: E0
    • Import: false