1992 Ford Escort RS2000 Mk 5 Rally car

Lot: 221

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 2.0L 1992 Ford Escort Mk5 RS2000 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 3 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 91 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Potentially very competitive Club-level Rally Car...


  • Originally built for Furrows Ford in Telford to compete in the Willhire 24Hrs at Snetterton
  • Sold to Roger Simpson who converted it to a Rally Car. Competitive in '97 and '98 including the Network-Q-RAC
  • Very solid shell professionally checked mechanically by Historic Motorsport South West 
  • Just refreshed by HMSW with new head gasket, skimmed head, cam chain tensioners, and clutch
  • Safety Equipment (Roll cage, seats, belts and extinguisher) will need to be checked for currency
  • Little used since 1999 but it wouldn't take much to return it to top form at Club level

Lot Details

Registration: J171 WUJ RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1992 Engine size: 2.0L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 15460
Model: Escort Mk5 RS2000 MOT expiry:
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: WFOBXXGCABNB03033

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 91 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Very solid shell with no obvious rust, professionally checked mechanically by Historic Motorsport SW and looks very bright with new paint and transfers.


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As to be expected for a competition car, newly painted roll cage, seats, belts and extinguisher out of date now.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Just professionally refreshed by Historic Motorsport Southwest, with new headgasket, skimmed head, new cam chain tensioners and clutch.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


New clutch just fitted by Historic Motorsport Southwest Ltd

Running Gear

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Vehicle History


Built from a new car by Furrows Ford and used in the Willhire 24 Hour Race for four years, then passed on to Roger Simpson who converted it to a Rally Car and completed a number of Rallies during 1997 and 1998 including the Network Q RAC. Essentially unused since 1999.

About the Condition Report

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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