1970 Ford Capri MK1 2000 V4 GT XLR

Lot: 749

Sold for (£): 27,195
Offered for sale is a 2.0L 1970 Ford Capri 2000 V4 GT XLR manual that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 131 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

An outstanding Mk1 restoration, an absolute labour of love...


  • The 2000GT XLR was the top of the range in mid-1970 and cost £1,310
  • Full bare-metal, nut and bolt restoration to an astonishing standard
  • The 93bhp 'Essex' V4 engine and gearbox were fully rebuilt by Tickover
  • Correctly finished in XLR-spec with the optional matte black bonnet
  • Showing 12,730 miles and two former keepers, the first until 2016
  • Copies of every invoice for parts and work carried out with many photos of the restoration


Lot Details

Registration: WHT 954H RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1970 Engine size: 2.0L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 12730
Model: Capri 2000 V4 GT XLR MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: BBECJE39008

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 131 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Full bare metal, nut and bolt restoration.


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


New carpet, headlning, door cards, high end retrim on front seats and dash


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Rebuilt by Tickover. 


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Rebuilt by Tickover

Running Gear

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


Mostly replaced with new parts where possible


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


1 owner up until october 2016 any history prior to this have been missplaced. it will however come with a copy of every invoice for parts and work during the restoration aswell as many photos of the restoration.

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