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An astonishing Ford Sierra RS Cosworth with traceable history and 12,993 miles.
Bodyside mouldings, integral front air dam, electrically and heated door mirrors, bonnet cooling vents, integral front driving lamps, polycarbonate bumpers with black insert, rear wing spoiler, tinted glass all round, model ECU2 with power amplifier, tilt and slide sunroof, tachometer with turbo boost gauge, quartz digital clock, graphic warning module, electric windows.
Finished in optional Ford Moonstone Blue, (Code K6), the factory paintwork is just perfect and displays the correct orange peel finish. All panels are original with date stampings and seam welds. A tiny rub to the rear bumper, minor chips at the rear of the side skirts. The glass is correctly dated Securit fitment with delamination to the front original Glacetex screen and all rubbers display fullness with no distortion. The underside to this low mileage car will be a benchmark for those seeking Ford factory correctness with all PDI coloured dabs, Motocraft stickers and alignment paint dashes visible. Ford main dealer Brundall Motor Company number plates remain fitted along with a red pinstripe.
Finished in Ford Roma and Cashmere Grey Velour, (Code S2), the Recaro seats, door cards and headlining are spotless, there is no lifting of the material to the door handles or sagging of the headlining. The drivers seat retains the correct shape with only very light creasing to the driver’s seat base. The dash has not one hairline crack and the leather steering wheel and gear knob have visible veins. The standard ECU2 electronic sound system with power amplifier is fully operational and the LCD display to warn of bulb failure and open doors operates perfectly. The boot insulation panel designed to raise the boot floor to incorporate the larger spare wheel is present.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Fitted with the standard 1993cc Dual Over Head Cam (DOHC) engine with the Garrett AiResearch T3 turbocharger and intercooler with performance figures quoted of 204bhp, 149mph top speed and 0-60 in just 6.2 seconds. The engine bay will please originality seekers with thankfully no bracket, component, nut or bolt has been zinc plated to create an over-restored finish. Factory panel stampings on the inner wings, bonnet underside and slam panel are all visible. The tough T5 manual transmission is direct and precise and perfectly weighted.
Manufactured at the Ford Genk plant in December 1986 and supplied new on the 5th January 1987 by Ford RS Dealer, J.E Coulter Ltd, this example has covered a genuine and warranted 12,993 miles from new in the hands of just three owners. The first, Mr Carl Abbott for eight months before selling to Ford main dealer, Brundall Motor Company in Norwich. The dealer sold the car in November 1987 to Mr Allan Beesley with 6,172 miles. Mr Beesley paid £307.05 for the three year Ford Extra Cover and remained the second custodian for 31 years until June 2018. Mr Beesly used the car sparingly joining amongst other cars a Lotus Cortina he owned from new and a Mk1 Escort Mexico. On the first MOT in January 1990 the car had covered 7,805 miles and had already been serviced by Brundall Motor Company seven times such was his fastidious nature! Realising the historical importance of the car it was treated to a full service by the Stratton Motor Company in May 1990 costing £490.73 and placed in storage with his other collectable cars. Correspondence between the Ford Motor Company in January 1994 on a Safety Recall regarding chafing of the wiring loom against the fuel inlet connector security clip, Mr Beesley writes, ‘the car is still owned by me and is currently laid up with only 8,000 miles’ and that he ‘will be unable to effect the safety recall’. In 2005 the decision was made to recommission the car for light use and replace the tyres and original exhaust.
In 2018 a five page Valuation Report by Dunn Shaw Insurance Assessors and Consulting Engineers on instruction of the third owner, Nigel Cope summarises; ‘To find another example this original and low mileage would be difficult if not impossible’ and ‘I would place a valuation of the vehicle of £67,500’. Mr Cope made contact with KGF Classic Cars to seek out the next appreciative custodian.
Unit 6c Roundhouse Close
Peterborough PE1 5TA
KGF Classic Cars