1986 Ford Escort RS Turbo Series 1

Lot: 820

Sold for (£): 10,120
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1986 Ford Escort RS Turbo Series 1 manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 98 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A well-presented example of these driver-focused RS Turbo Series 1 cars...


  • 75,880 miles indicated. Fresh MoT until August 2018 issued with no advisories 
  • Very well detailed engine bay. New radiator, bigger intercooler powder coated black. 
  • Underside, wheel arches etc.appear excellent. Original wheels, original brakes. Lots of original features. 
  • NB. UNFORTUNATE HISTORY.Written off 3 times. Please read the "Vehicle History" below. Guided accordingly

Lot Details

Registration: C88 MGF RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1986 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 75880
Model: Escort RS Turbo Series 1 MOT expiry: 2018-08-18
Warranted: No Chassis number: WF0BXXGCABFE08800

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 98 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Refreshed engine bay. New radiator, bigger intercooler powered coated black. 


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Most of the original bits fairly standard, Slightly lowered but standard shocks reconditioned,  Underside, suspension stripped and refitted. Front suspension and brakes refurbed. New fuel tank. 4 brand new tyres with refurbed alloys.


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


PLEASE NOTE: Written off 3 times.

Recorded against Recorded on VCAR Description Date VRM

Vehicle Has Been The Subject Of An Insurance Total Loss PaymentFORDESCORT15/03/1988VRM

Vehicle Has Been The Subject Of An Insurance Total Loss PaymentFORDESCRSTURBO18/09/1989VRM

Vehicle Has Been The Subject Of An Insurance Total Loss PaymentFORDRSTURBO04/04/1991

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