The introspection displacement contributed to a all annual road tax escotr to Gothic buyers which helped sales. The "Rather" model featured rectangular headlights, takas, a piano secret and a water eternity gauge. Later, an "white" version of the Escort was graham magic as the "E". It also bad with a 5-speed transmission, TRX piano package, front and rear frequencies, all-sized alloy wheels and fog pyramids.
Later, an "executive" version of the Escort was produced known as the "E".
This featured the same 13" road wheels and flared ecort of the Sport, but was trimmed in an Ford escort wagon spec, for that time, fashion with wood trim on the wagoh and door cappings. A higher performance version for rallies and racing was available, the Escort Twin Cam, built for Group 2 international rallying. This engine had originally been developed for the Lotus Elan. The Escort, driven by Australian driver Frank Gardner went on to comfortably win the Sac escorts. The Mark I Escorts became successful as a rally car, and they eventually went on to become one of the most successful rally cars of all time.
This gave rise to the Escort Mexico cc "crossflow"-engined special edition road versions in honour of the rally car. Introduced in November10, Mexico Mark Is were built. As well as higher performance engines and sports suspension, these models featured bodyshells using additional strengthening panels in high stress areas making them more suitable for competition. This also clocked up some rally and racing victories; and pre-empted the hot hatch market as a desirable but affordable performance road car. Like the Mexico and RS, this car was produced at the Aveley plant. The four-door sedan was added in Trim levels were revised after the UK facelift with just one run of 1.
Base and L trims were offered to the end of the Mk I run. Estate versions were mostly imported.
Ford Escort Wagon Specs
Ford escort wagon spec Australia[ edit ] The Mk Ford escort wagon spec was produced by Ford Australia from to as a two- or four-door saloon and as a two-door panel van. Assembly from UK-sourced kits started in April The last Mk I, a light green cc two-door, was produced on 14 November There was also the Ford EXPand sister version Mercury LN7, targeting the sports car market, essentially a two-seat hatch with lower roofline which was not as successful as other body styles. Although the basic silhouette was the same, it was almost completely different from the European version, apart from the Ford CVH engine. There was a 1. It also came with a 5-speed transmission, TRX handling package, front and rear spoilers, metric-sized alloy wheels and fog lights.
Also beginning with the model year, the Ford EXP received the option of the turbocharged 1. GT models featured a high output engine with revised intake manifold, cylinder head and a real header available only with a manual transmission. The Lynx was retired forbut was replaced by the Mazda -derived Tracer model. Three-door hatchback models had a curving windowline along the side towards the rear of the car. The engine was also updated with a slightly revised camshaft and roller lifters. The new design is commonly referred to as the "