1978 MK2 Ford Escort RS1800, Group 4, Safari Spec

Oh go on then, you’ve twisted my arm… 1978 MK2 Ford Escort RS1800!

Listing info… This RS1800 Group 4 Escort was sourced in 1980 by rally expert Tim Davis for its works specifications on behalf of a promising and affluent Greek rally driver of the era. A new engine was supplied by Tony Jones of A. V. J. Developments at Pershore UK to produce 265bhp at 9000 rpm. Once ready, the car and engine were dispatched to the owner’s workshop in Athens, Greece to be finalized for the upcoming rally season by his team’s experts under the supervision of Mr. Davis. The body remained free of liveries till 1981 when it was decided to feature Moretti’s MOMO decals as the owner represented the brand in Greece…

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