1974 Ford Escort MK1 RS2000

Lot: TBA

Estimate (£): 25,000 - 30,000
(+buyer’s premium of 13.2% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 1.993L 1974 Ford Escort MK1 RS2000 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 12 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 96 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Smart, road-registered Mk1 RS developed for club events...   


  • Built at Aveley in May 1974 and first registered on 10/10/2004
  • AVO Confirmation (13/08/08) that the car was a 100% genuine RS2000
  • Remained in the UK until April '09 when shipped to Ireland by our vendor
  • Devloped for use in Retro Rallies, endurance road events, navigation trials, etc
  • All the original road car parts (seats, belts, dash etc) are carefully stored if required
  • Finished in Diamond White with blue decals. 5 original Minilites on used 185/60x13 Yokos
  • V5C, Irish Certificate of Registration, old MOTs, correspondence with the AVO Owners Club
  • Kept in storage between events and meticulously maintained. Really smart little RS


Lot Details

Registration: ZV 25761 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1974 Engine size: 1.993L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 43000
Model: Escort MK1 RS2000 MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: BFATPJ00040

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 96 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


I have kept the all the original seats, belts, dash and anything else that I updated on the car, original carb and manifold, front suspension etc.,


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


Prepared for competition. All original parts included.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Matching numbers. Fitted with a hydraulic handbrake


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Fitted with an LSD

Running Gear

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


5 original Minilites on used 185/60x13 Yokos. 6 x Steel rims on nearly new 185x65x13 Dunlops. 


Minor: Major:


Electric power steering.

Vehicle History


I bought the car as a standard road car that never had a roll cage fitted to it, to compete in Retro Rallies, endurance road events, Navigation Trials, auto-testing, speed events etc.

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