Gordon Murray’s Ford Escort with a Cosworth Inline-Four – Part 16

Gordon Murray Ford Escort with a Cosworth Inline-Four

Retropower released another update on the Ford Escort built for Gordon Murray. For those unfamiliar with the project, it’s powered by a Cosworth Duratec inline-four connected to a Mazda MX-5 NC six-speed manual transmission and an independent rear suspension. In this episode they cover the project’s final paint detail before taking it to the dyno … Read more

Escort Cosworth with a Twin-Turbo Chevy V8

Escort Cosworth with a Twin-Turbo Chevy V8

Jon Webster and his company Webster Race Engineering in Podington, England built this Ford Escort Cosworth for Matt Smith at Team Extreme Racing in 2012. Under the hood sits a twin-turbo 6.1 L Chevy V8 making 1500 horsepower. The engine featured a Dart aluminum block, forged internals, Edelbrock Victor Jr heads, and Garrett GTX turbochargers. … Read more

1960 Ford Country Squire Wagon with a Coyote V8

1960 Ford Country Squire Wagon with a Coyote V8

This 1960 Ford Country Squire wagon was built for George Conrad by Rowe’s Rod and Custom in Akron, Ohio. The car debuted at Detroit Autorama 2019 where it took home a 1st in Class and Best Pro-Touring Street Machine awards. The wagon rides on an Art Morrison custom chassis with fully independent suspension and Wilwood … Read more

Ford Capri Mk3 with a Turbo Cosworth V6

Ford Capri Mk3 with a Turbo Cosworth V6

Tomasz Dziobkowski and his Ford Capri Mk3 visited Mad Mods Garage for a dyno tune. There the turbocharged 2.9 L Cosworth (BOA) V6 made 330 horsepower and 490 Nm (361 lb-ft) of torque at the crank on 0.9 bar (13 psi) of boost. The engine features 8:1 compression ratio, Ecumaster EMU Classic ECU, and custom … Read more