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

Ford Escort Mk2 with a Front Mid-Engine SR20DET

Ford Escort Mk2 with a Front Mid-Engine SR20DET

This Ford Escort Mk2 is owned and raced by Myles Bond from Bond Racing. The Historic Sports Sedan was originally built by L&A Engineering in 80’s and purchased by Bond Racing in 2017. Inside the cabin and next to the driver, sits a turbocharged SR20DET inline-four making 680 horsepower. A torque tube sends power to … Read more

RWD Escort with a 6.0 L LSx V8

RWD Escort with a 6.0 L LSx V8

Mitch Sharp’s Ford Escort started life as a GTI model with a 1.8 L Zetec inline-four but was rebuilt into a RWD track car with a V8 at his company MKS Developments. Power is generated by a 6.0 L LSx V8 built by Kyle Rushall featuring a LS2 block, upgraded pistons and rods, custom ground … Read more