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1983 Ford Escort RS 1600i


Saturday 18th July 2020

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1983 Ford Escort RS 1600i

To compete with Volkswagen's Golf GTI Ford developed the XR3. Initially this featured a tuned version of the 1.6 L CVH engine fitted with a twin-choke Weber carburettor, uprated suspension and numerous cosmetic alterations.

Initially It lacked five-speed and fuel injection. Fuel injection & five-speed finally arrived in October 1982 with the XR3i. Eight months later the limited edition (8,659 examples) racetrack-influenced RS 1600i burst onto the scene.

The RS 1600i received a more powerful engine with a modified head as well as the fuel injection.

This vehicle is supplied with the following:-

  • Current vehicle V5 document. (10 Former Keepers)
  • Large selection of previously issued MOT test certificates.
  • Numerous service invoices.
  • Parts receipts.
  • Spent vehicle tax discs

On display at our Pickering branch. We have taken a large number of photographs and a video of the car. A pre-auction viewing is strongly advised and to book you can call the office on 01751 477555.

**The vendor has asked us to submit the highest bid on the day**

Please note that descriptions are produced from information provided by the vendors. We highly recommend that you view in person any potential purchase and take time to inspect paperwork - please call us to arrange an appointment on 01751 477555. Thank you


  • Lot Number: 270
  • Year: 1983
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Escort RS 1600i
  • Registration: RCA 172Y
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive: Front Wheel Drive
  • Engine Size: 1597
  • Current Milometer Reading: 74,757
  • Estimate: £13,000 >>>