1987 Ford Capri Laser

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Highlights

  • Original and unrestored
  • We’re informed that everything works including the original tilt and slide sunroof
  • Dry stored for the past six years
  • MOT valid until 26th January 2025

The Appeal

Dagenham’s answer to Detroit’s Mustang, the svelte Ford Capri was aimed at younger buyers and went on to sell 1.9 million examples. Capris were all over our TV screens with fictional detectives Bodie and Doyle on ‘The Professionals’ and the roguish Terry McCann in ‘Minder’. 
To cater to the nostalgia-fuelled collector market, original examples are highly sought-after. This unrestored 1987 Capri Laser is one of those rare survivors which remains in good condition for its age. 
It’s accompanied by a wealth of paperwork and is complete with an MOT valid until 26th January 2025.

The History and Paperwork

  • First registered on 30th April 1987
  • Six former registered keepers
  • MOT valid until 26th January 2025
  • 88,625 miles indicated (five-figure odometer)
  • Currently SORN
  • Garage stored for the past six years

The Condition

  • Diamond White paintwork
  • A straight and solid-looking example
  • As it’s original and unrestored, there are some bodywork imperfections and a few localised areas of surface corrosion
  • Ford alloy wheels in good overall condition
  • Matching spare wheel, original jack and wheel brace
  • The black exterior trims appear in very good order for their age
  • The underside appears clean and well-presented overall
  • The original upholstery looks smart and free from excessive wear
  • Some wear to the steering wheel rim
  • The  tilt and slide sunroof is still reportedly in good working order
  • We’re informed that the instruments and switches are all in full working order

The Mechanics 

  • 1,593 cc four-cylinder petrol engine
  • Five-speed manual gearbox
  • All appears original under the bonnet
  • The vendor informs us that it runs and drives very well
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Auction Details
  • Year 1987
  • Make Ford
  • Model Capri
  • Colour White
  • Mileage 89,493 Miles
  • Engine size 1593
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Wakefield
  • County Yorkshire
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
4 Bids
  • da•••• £5,100 20/06/24
  • Jp•••• £5,000 19/06/24
  • Tr•••• £2,000 19/06/24
  • Ni•••• £1,250 19/06/24

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