1983 Ford Escort RS1600i (LHD)

Lot: 840

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1983 Ford Escort RS1600i manual. Coming with no history file, this lot's condition scores 75 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Opportunity to return this LHD French Ford to its best....


  • The RS1600i was a 'Homologation' special and now has a strong following
  • Poorly repainted over in France, so this is an ongoing project.
  • Just 64,720 kms (40,215 miles) currently indicated
  • Two owners only on the French supplied log book and has a current French MOT equivalent

Lot Details

Registration: TBA RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1983 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 40215
Model: Escort RS1600i MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: WFOBXXCCABDCi16985

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 75 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Been repainted over in France poorly,  so this is an ongoing project.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Cracked dash due to sun.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Said to drive very well, car is showing 64720 KMs which is 40215 miles.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Does come with some original spares including the spotlights. Supposedly owned by a French Ford mechanic, then passed to his son, history was then mislaid.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history