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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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  3. s4marsh

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    lovely but not quite 24k worth more like 16ish
     
  4. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    Beautiful, but a bit too much :(
     
  5. rasA4

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    comes with a free bouncey castle? any takers, LOL?
     
  6. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    Oh ok then, in that case, i'll have two!! LOL
     
  7. Broken Byzan

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    Truly a masterpiece. You coul get an awful lot of modern car for that much though
     
  8. jojo

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    I would get myself a B5 RS4 and tweak it for that sum of money.
     
  9. HotboxDeluxe

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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:
     
  10. unkle

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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).....
     
  11. boyrollo

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    think you mean an ep3 civic:icon_thumright:
     
  12. unkle

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    Yeah I was gonna type DC5 ITR :)
     
  13. Gos6

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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.
     
  14. Foxmeister

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    Seen ones go for more than this, Cosworth prepped! Mental money!
     
  15. Staz

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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.
     
  16. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    You obviously haven't driven one of these then ! :laugh:
     
  17. Staz

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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.
     
  19. paddy

    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
     
  20. Dodge Westland

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    You could buy A very nice audi for that kind of money:hubbahubba:
     

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