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Most Expensive Escort Mk1?

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by rasA4, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. rasA4
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    rasA4 Four Rings Mafia Specialist

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    lovely but not quite 24k worth more like 16ish
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    Beautiful, but a bit too much :(
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    comes with a free bouncey castle? any takers, LOL?
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Oh ok then, in that case, i'll have two!! LOL
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    Truly a masterpiece. You coul get an awful lot of modern car for that much though
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    I would get myself a B5 RS4 and tweak it for that sum of money.
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    It's very nice and everything...but hell, no thanks. I wouldn't want it for 5.

    26k would buy me a nice RS2 for daily duty and an E30 M3 for play.

    No contest as far as I'm concerned :meeting:
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    I guess you would have to be a proper Ford enthusiast to appreciate it/fork out that sort of money, not to be off topic but for 26k Id have a nicely specced mk5 Golf GTI TDI (£15k) and an imported DC3 Civic Type R (£8k+2k on mods).....
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    think you mean an ep3 civic:icon_thumright:
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    Yeah I was gonna type DC5 ITR :)
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    Its great to see cars like this, but I couldn't keep it in an enviromental chamber. It needs to be driven day in day out, and truly enjoyed for what it is.

    A lot more fun can be had for £10k, and once that car is worn out you get another one at £10k and still have plenty of change to run it.
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    Seen ones go for more than this, Cosworth prepped! Mental money!
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    Was having a similar conversation with my mate yesterday at Rally Day. There are people who take these Mk1s to shows on the back of a truck, let people gawp at it all day and then take it home again. That just doesn't work for me. Cars are meant to be driven and used.
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    You obviously haven't driven one of these then ! :laugh:
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    lol no but I saw a couple of rally spec ones being hammered around Castle Combe yesterday and they looked great fun!
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    Neither has the owner! my money's on Staz - cars are built to be driven. Especially the Escort cozzy's gotta love 'em.
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    They had instant response that banged your neck back. You only get that from carbs with accelerator pumps but everything else was 1970s including reliability :yes:
    Cars then weighed nothing, I did a comparisom the other day between a 16v golf and my 3.2 and i thinkl the 1990 golf had a better power weight ratio.
    Some time i will work out how an S3 compares to the early hot hatches. i know my 3.2 has nothing like the kick of my GTXLR Mk 1 Capri...lol
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    You could buy A very nice audi for that kind of money:hubbahubba:
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