It was later used in the Ford Sierra as well as the second generation Ford Fiesta and from it was used in the Ford Orion. The engine was originally conceived in and had a single overhead cam. Its valves were mounted at a compound angle in hemispherical combustion chambersalthough some versions altered the combustion chamber shape to increase swirl.
All its rivals, from the Japanese trio to the Lancia Delta Integralehad all been developed from the outside with the necessary all-wheel drive in mind, and refined further from there. Image 20 of Ford did have something suitable however - the Sierra Cosworth.
The Ford Escort is a small family car which was manufactured by Ford Europe from to The Ford Escort name was also applied to several different small cars produced in North America by Ford between and InFord revived the Escort name for a car based on the second-generation Ford Focus sold on the Chinese market.
Car behaved fine when running but died several times then wouldn't restart. Replaced fuel pump. Has spark at distributor.
Some of the coolest cars on the planet were never sold in America. Yet, the U. Many remember the s as the era that saw a string of high-performance Japanese domestic market JDM vehicles that ultimately helped give rise to the import-tuner movement, but Europe was busy creating a few hot rods of its own.
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By Simon Lambert for Thisismoney. The rally-influenced Escort RS Cosworth was considered the king of the boy racers in its day and was famous for both its huge wing and immense power. Now the Escort Cosworth is considered a fully-fledged modern classic car and the two previous owners' decision to forgo driving this one and wrap it in cotton wool instead has been celebrated with the astonishing price fetched at Silverstone Auctions' NEC Classic Motor Show sale.