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For 1980, all Ghia models gained standard alloy wheels.
156, isbn bigger and better,.The most famous edition of the Twin Cam was raced on behalf of Ford by Alan Mann Racing in the British Saloon Car Championship in 19, sporting a full Formula 2 Ford FVC 16-valve engine producing over 200 hp.The Orion range was also broadened to include a more basic "L" trim for the first time.Berne, Switzerland: Hallwag, AG:."My cars through the years".Trim levels were revised after the 1972 UK facelift with just one run.3XLs (with the GT instrument pack) before these were downgraded to 'L' trim.A b mujeres solteras reynosa tamaulipas International Motor Business, Issues 137-140, African Business Publications, 1989, page 114 Tutte le Auto del Mondo 1985,.32 The RS Turbo was somewhat of a disappointment; it had been delayed several times and when it went on sale in early 1985 the chassis came in for severe criticism.The Mark III was a departure from the two previous models, the biggest changes being the adoption of front-wheel drive, and the new hatchback body.In the 1979 season of the World Rally Championship, Björn Waldegård took the drivers' title, Hannu Mikkola was runner-up and Ari Vatanen finished the year in fifth place, all driving Escort RS1800s.Escort-based light vans had been offered since 1968, although the market sector, always larger in the UK than in continental Europe, dated back beyond the 1950s when successive Ford Anglias had been available with a van variant.
12 There was a 1300GT performance version, with a tuned.3 L Crossflow (OHV) engine with a Weber carburetor and uprated suspension.
In 1977, to cope with Australian emission laws, in particular ADR27A, the.3L models were dropped and the Ford Cortina 's.0L OHC Pinto engine (in a lower tune to European units) was introduced to the Escort range, available as an option on nearly all.
29 The North American Escort introduced at this time was a distantly related derivative.Later models (1995 up) have a smaller turbo than the homologation versions and came with the whale-tail spoiler as an option.Aside from colour-coded hubcaps, most of the equipment differences were only on the inside with the GL being considerably better equipped.Retrieved b c d "Facilities Ford Motor Company Newsroom".The first production models had rolled off the production lines on 2 December 1974.New Zealand edit While this generation was not sold in Australia at any point, it was however sold in New Zealand imported fully built up from the UK between 19 in all bodystyles including the van, replacing the Ford Laser.