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Lot No. 888 - 1971 Ford Escort RS1600 'Lairy Canary' (The Mike Bell Collection)

Sold for: £83,250

A genuine, Aveley-built, February 1971, RS1600 superbly prepared for circuit racing.
Details Specification
  • A genuine, Aveley-built, February 1971, RS1600
  • Superbly prepared for circuit racing by Canada Garage, Norfolk to a standard rarely achieved
  • Fully seam-welded and strengthened shell
  • Cosworth/BDG 2000 by John Wilcox Competition Engines
  • ZF 5 Speed gearbox. Ford Atlas Axle/spare included
  • Finished in the colours of Norwich FC 'The Canaries'
  • MSA / HTP papers valid 31/12/2026 – Period H1 – 1972 – 1975 Competition Touring Car
  • Eligible for Masters Historic Series, Motor Racing Legends Historic Touring Car Challenge amongst others
  • Magazine featured and much admired everywhere

You can now book a one-to-one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location of Stoneleigh Park (CV8 2LG) Monday to Friday, between Monday 7th December and Friday 11th December.

Please call our team on 01926 640888 to secure your viewing time.

The health & safety of both our customers and team remain the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.

Year of manufacture:
1971
Make:
Ford
Chassis number:
BATLL5 BFATLK 19449
# of cylinders:
4
Transmission:
Manual
Engine capacity:
2.0
Body colour:
Yellow
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Model:
RS1600
Interior colour:
Yellow

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