Owner: Adam Bowler

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Mk3 Escort RS Turbo Series 1
Production: 1984 – 1986

ENGINE 1.6-litre CVH turbo, freshly built bottom end – blueprinted and balanced, stage 3 CNC head, 3-angle valves, double springs, stage 3 roller-bearing T3 turbo with cut-back blades, Kent cams camshaft, baffled sump, ARP bolts, Escort RS Cosworth platinum spark plugs, Bosch leads, bailey oil breather, mocal oil cooler, Samco urban camo hoses, group A coil, pro alloy radiator, GRS intercooler, Fiesta RS Turbo inlet – adapted for Cosworth throttle body, L6 Cosworth management, green injectors, ramair group A air filter, vibratechnics engine mounts, custom original-look stainless steel exhaust with straight-through silencer, alloy race fuel tank with swirl pot setup in the boot


POWER Standard figures: 132bhp & 133lb.ft - Modified figures: 268bhp & 252lb.ft


TRANSMISSION CTS stage 2+ gearbox with Quaife ATB diff, AP racing 4-paddle clutch, B&M short-shift, lightened and balanced flywheel, vibratechnics gearbox mounts


SUSPENSION GAZ gold coilovers, RS1600i ARB setup, Powerflex polybushed throughout


BRAKES Mk1 Focus RS Brembo front callipers with 330mm c-hook disc/bells, performance friction pads, Cosworth RWD rear disc setup


WHEELS & TYRES 17-inch Mk1 Raceline RL7 wheels – painted Ford frozen white. 205/40 Yokohama Prada tyres


EXTERIOR bare-shell restoration painted Ford frozen white, fuel cap delete, colour-coordinated RS1600i boot spoiler, Series One Recovery boot decal, Series One Recovery backflash, monster chassis plates


INTERIOR fully stripped including carpet and soundproofing, bolt-in roll cage with rear diagonal, all interior plastics and dash flocked in original colours, Recaro Pro Race SPG carbon fibre seat, sparco 5 point harness, Ford Racing gauges for boost, oil pressure and water temperature, retrimmed RS 3-spoke steering wheel