1973 Ford Escort Mk1

Lot: 507

Sold for (£): 12,210
Offered for sale is a 2.1L 1973 Ford Escort MK1 manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 88 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Very smart, 1973 Mk1 well-prepared for fast-road use...


  • Team Ashton-built 2.1-litre Pinto on Webers. Oil catch tank. Tidied engine bay
  • Uprated 5-speed 2.8 Capri gearbox and uprated diff. John Brown Revolite wheels
  • Fibreglass bonnet, full roll cage and Perspex rear window. GPS speedo. Battery in boot
  • Competition-style interior with internal fuse board, Sparco buckets and STR harnesses
  • Daytona Yellow paintwork and graphics fairly recent. Lightly used since its upgrade
  • Lots of potential for sprints, hill-climbs, club rallies or just having fun


Lot Details

Registration: STB 287M RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1973 Engine size: 2.1L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 0
Model: Escort MK1 MOT expiry: 2019-08-01
Warranted: No Chassis number: BBATNE40804

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 88 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Paint work fairly recent and decals within the last year


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


Minimal interior with bucket seats, dashboard fabric has some wear.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Starts and runs well, upgraded 2.1 Pinto engine built by Ashton. Team Ashton are a renowned builder of racing engines.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gears are smooth. Uprated Capri 5-speed gearbox

Running Gear

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


Uprated rear diff.


Minor: Major:


All in working order

Vehicle History


Car has been used very little since upgrade.

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