Building Gordon Murray a Ford Escort with a Cosworth Inline-Four – Part 3

Gordon Murray Ford Escort with a Cosworth Inline-Four

Gordon Murray was looking for a company to build him a Ford Escort Mk1 and after some searching he settled on Retropower in Wykin Village, UK. The goal is to build a very nice and dependable Escort capable of being daily driven. Power will come from a Cosworth Duratec inline-four connected to a Mazda MX-5 … Read more

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Ford Escort with a 13B Rotary

Ford Escort with a 13B Rotary

Donn McLaren built and races this Ford Escort Mk1 in Hillclimb and RallySprint races in New Zealand. Under the hood sits a naturally aspirated 13B twin-rotor that produces 250 horsepower at 9,000 rpm. Enjoy the very loud rotary send this classic around the dirt track. Source: Hillclimb Monsters

Ford Escort Wagon with a 2JZ-GTE at Gymkhana

Ford Escort Van with a 2JZ-GTE inline-six

Mark Murphy recently took his Ford Escort Van to its first Gymkhana event in Thailand. Since our previous article Mark made several improvements to the van like making an oil cooler shroud and adjustments to the brakes, clutch pedal, and fuel filler breather. Listen as Marks pushes the 3.0 L 2JZ-GTE inline-six. Source: M11rf and … Read more

Ken Block Makes Smoke With his Ford Escort

Ken Block 1978 Ford Escort with a 2.5 L Millington Diamond Series II inline-four

Ken Block stopped by The Hoonigans to show off his 1978 Ford Escort MK2 he originally purchased for tarmac events but eventually built for a Gymkhana. Under the hood sits a 2.5 L Millington Diamond Series II inline-four that produces 333 horsepower to the rear wheels and has a 9,000 rpm redline. Listen as Ken … Read more