Cosworth is an English engine manufacturer based in Northampton. At Cosworth, (sports) engines are developed that are used both in road cars (Ford Sierra/Escort Cosworth) and in racing cars. The company is known for its long-standing Formula 1 involvement.
The Ford Escort RS Cosworth is a sports derivative of the European Ford Escort.
They were immediately recognizable by their large “Whale Tail” rear spoiler.
The first 2500 examples were rally homologation models. The car was designed to qualify for Group A of the World Rally Championship.
The Escort RS Cosworth as a road car was very limited.
Juha Kankkunen, Ari Vatanen and Stig Blomquist started their racing careers on these cars.
Wanted are the models, as this offered T35, with the Garrett T3 turbine, also known as T35.
Enjoy this walkaround video of this RS Cosworth T35:
Check out these Cosworth commercials to see what this offered RS can do:
This offered Escort RS Cosworth T35 shows up in good condition.
All 4 brakes and the exhaust were renewed and the 4WD runs on an adjustable sport chassis.
The engine had just been serviced and was increased to about 40 horsepower more with reinforced pistons, reinforced valves, a bigger intercooler and a bigger turbo.
Watching the original interieur you see very little typical spots of usage, but over all this car has been taken good care of.
On the roof and the hood a little clear vanish is coming off in little spots what makes this successfull race car even more authentic.
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Ford Escort RS Cosworth Prospekt
The car is right now located in Spain at a collector and has a french registration ( carte grise).
So jump back to those wild days at the end of the 80s and beginning 90s with this amazing RS Cosworth.
But watch out: this car does not only show… it can also go!
Convince yourself with the pictures below.
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Escort RS Cosworth T35
Ourense / Spain