Outstanding Classic & Fast Fords from Projects to Low Mileage and Beautifully Restored Options, at The CCA Christmas Sale Saturday December 9th

Classic Car Auctions (CCA) have a proven track record of bringing some of the best classic and fast Fords to the market. As interest in this rapidly appreciating classic car category continues to grow, CCA are delighted to present numerous Ford options at their next sale on 9th December at the Warwickshire Event Centre, near Leamington Spa - from No Reserve project vehicles to low mileage and beautifully restored Fords, this is just a selection of what is on offer.

1988 Ford Escort XR3i - 2,859 Miles

Kicking off the line-up is this 1988 Ford Escort XR3i with just 2,859 miles on the clock, a 35-year-old brand new Sleeping Beauty just waiting for her prince. Superbly presented second-generation XR3i is a 'cult car' amongst Performance Ford enthusiasts and still prized today, it represents a remarkable opportunity with just 2,859 miles from new and just one registered keeper. Guided at £25,000 - £30,000.
Its 1,597cc OHC four-cylinder offering 105bhp, 0-60 in 8.5 seconds and 120mph. Purchased new in August 1988 from Bristol Street Motors by its first owner. Recent attention by our vendor includes a full service, MOT, fresh cambelt and water pump, fresh fluids and four new tyres.

1997 Ford Probe 2.5 24v with less than 1,000 miles on the clock

An unused prize, this rare, 'time-warp' Ford has covered under 1,000 miles from new - £10,000 - £12,000. A prize in a Ford competition '21 Years as the Nation's Favourite' it has been unused hence the low-mileage.
This is the bigger Japanese-engined example with the V6 2.5-litre offering 160bhp, 0-60 in 8.5 seconds and 136mph. Showing a mere 997 miles from new and supplied with its original handbooks. Less than 150 24v Probes are currently on the road and, we would suggest, no others with less than 1,000 miles from new.

1974 Ford Escort Mk1 Mexico

One owner from new and partially recommissioned after long-term storage, this fascinating Mexico was Purchased in November 1974 from Bristol Street Motors Birmingham, and has remained in current ownership until now with zero previous keepers. In 1989, after 15 years of daily use and 112,000 miles, the car underwent a full engine rebuild, various upgrades and body repairs (detailed in Condition Report) and has been used sparingly since, covering less than 22,000 miles. It recently featured on the Late Brake Show, and is supplied with its original handbooks and all its invoices. It is in need of some cosmetic attention and careful detailing and as such is sensibly guided at £25,000 - £30,000.
  • 2004 Ford Focus RS (Mk1) £18,000 -£22,000. A lovely example of the original Ford Focus RS, the car that breathed new life into Ford's sporting brand
  • 1962 Ford Consul Capril (116E) A low-ownership 1,498cc 116E Consul Capri, professionally converted to right-hand drive by Mario Tripicchio. Guided at £16,000 - £18,000.
  • 1989 Ford Fiesta XR2 Mk 2. A freshly restored, full nut and bolt restoration, Ford Fiesta XR2 indicating just 73,000 miles with three former keepers. Guided at £12,000 - £15,000.
  • A 1973 Ford Capri RS3100. This very rare Ford RS3100 Capri in Olympic Blue was immortalised as a Corgi model. In excellent condition and still regularly used and enjoyed. Estimated to sell for £54,000 - £64,000.


All these fantastic Fords along with another 140+ cars on offer at the Classic Car Auctions Christmas Sale can be viewed online at www.classiccarauctions.co.uk. The CCA Christmas Sale takes place at the Warwickshire Events Centre, near Leamington Spa on Saturday on 9th December. The auction will commence at 11:00am. Viewing of all the cars in person is available on Thursday the 7th and Friday 8th December from 10am to 5pm and from 9am on Saturday until the auction commences. Bidding is available in person at the sale, online, via telephone or you can leave a commission bid. For more information and to register to bid visit the website or call +44 (0) 1926 640 888.

CCA is the sister company of Iconic Auctioneers (formerly Silverstone Auctions) and caters for 'Everyman Classics'.


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Gary Dunne
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What about VAT?

Some lots may be VAT qualifying and subject to VAT on the hammer. Some lots may have been brought into the UK on a temporary admission and therefore import VAT will be due on the hammer price plus buyer's premium. These lots will be clearly marked in the catalogue. Any lots that are not VAT qualifying will be sold using the Auctioneers Margin Scheme (VAT Notice 718/2). VAT will not be charged on the hammer price. The VAT on the buyers premium will not be split out on the invoice and cannot be claimed by UK VAT registered businesses or individuals. There will be no VAT payable on the buyers premium on purchases under the Auctioneers Margin Scheme if the lot is being exported to the EU within 3 months of the auction date and proof of export is provided. Further duties and VAT may be applicable on exporting lots from the UK. It is the responsibility of the buyer to settle these charges.