The Escort Cosworth ceased production in 1996, but it has already achieved classic status and has a huge following.
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20 The "L" and "GL" models (2-door, 4-door, estate) were in the mainstream private sector, the "Sport "RS Mexico and "RS2000" in the performance market, the "Ghia" (2-door, 4-door) for a hitherto untapped small car luxury market, and "base / Popular" models for the bottom.
All models of the Mark I were carried over to the Mark II, though the Mexico gained the RS badge and had its engine changed to.6 L OHC Pinto instead escorte salaberry de valleyfield of the OHV.The van variant remained in production in a facility located behind the now Jaguar plant at Halewood until 2002 when the new Transit Connect model was introduced.The first production models had rolled off the production lines on 2 December 1974.Also new for 1993 were.3 L and.4 L CFi petrol engines and.8 L diesel engines.33 The Series 2 RS Turbo continued with the 1986 mkiv model.Unusual fitments for the range not offered elsewhere on the Australian Escort included 'dog-dish' steel hubcaps, and high-backed front seats.Chasing both youth and performance, Ford Australia introduced their take on the RS2000, which complete with its slant-nose was available in both two-door form and as a unique to Australia four-door, in a choice of five solid paint colours.
Base and L trims were offered to the end of the Mk I run.Paris: Homme N1 (14. .At the rear, the Ford logo moved from the right to the centre of the boot, except for the van and convertible models.In 1988, the diesel engine was enlarged.8 L, whilst the entry level.1 L and.3 L models were updated with the redesigned HCS version of the Kent/Valencia family introduced for the Mk III Fiesta.Ford gave the Escort based Orion saloon a similar makeover.A 940 cc engine was also available in some export markets such as Italy and France.The last "standard" model to be introduced in 1997 was the GTi the only GTi-badged Ford to ever be sold in Europe.
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CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list ( link ) Oswald 194590 (vol 3), p 397 : 1,297,308 Mark I Escorts were built in Britain, while 848,388 were built by Ford Germany at Genk in Belgium and at Saarlous.