1985 Ford Escort 1.6i Cabriolet

Lot: 208

Sold for (£): 23,310
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1985 Ford Escort 1.6i Cabriolet manual. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 127 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Remarkable time-warp Ford Escort indicating just 2,965 miles...


  • Third-generation 1.6i Cabriolet with just three owners
  • Kept in heated storage since its purchase by the most recent owner in 2004
  • Totally original in Diamond White with no mods. Original factory wax underside
  • Factory paint marks still visible on all torqued bolts. Spare wheel and Jack never been used.
  • MOT history online from July 2005 at 2,279 miles. MOT until October 2019 (no advisories)
  • Logbook, Escort manual and ultra-rare Cabriolet booklet. 2 sets of keys


Lot Details

Registration: B595 KNP RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1985 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 2965
Model: Escort 1.6i Cabriolet MOT expiry: 2019-10-08
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: WF0LXXGKALES17652

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 127 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Totally unrestored 1985 Escort. Sat on original German Dunlop 1984 tyres 3-digit dot mark ends in '4'. Original factory wax underside with overwax on part of the inner wheels. Original front and rear number plates along with rear window sticker from the original supplying Ford dealer.




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


Smells like a new 1985 car (if you know what I mean). Original factory quality control stickers still attached in boot (see picture attached).




Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


All original with, possibly. no work ever carried out. More than likely original cam belt.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Paint marks from factory still visible on all torqued bolts. Spare wheel and jack never been used.


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Logbook, Ford dealer network book, Escort manual and ultra-rare Escort cabriolet booklet. 2 sets of keys one set still has the key tag number attached (see picture attached). Due to the death of original owners, no service history was passed on. This vehicle is still on original tyres cam belt etc, so not sure if ever had a service with the mileage in any case.

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