The Ford Escort, be it through rallying or via its popularity in its day, is a staple of the automotive industry. Though the third generation of the car is probably one of the least recognised up against the gorgeous Mk1 and whale tail cossies.
Though in the right specification such as this Diamond White and black vinyl soft-top model, they can be just as charming. This 1984 model has been with the same Italian keeper since its first registration and has clearly been well used.
It does show signs of wear and tear throughout, though the mechanics has reportedly been well looked after. The bodywork also looks good for its age while the underside appears to be very clean. It certainly has potential to be an interesting, open-top daily driver great for the upcoming warmer months.
History and Paperwork
First registered in May 1984
Single owner from new
57,088 kilometres on the clock
Original owner’s manual
Spare set of keys
Fully original interior
In overall presentable condition
Grey carpets look clean
Steering wheel, gear knob and heater controls all show little to no wear
Door cards look good for the most part
Heated rear windscreen
Manual winding windows
Dashboard top showing some flex and wear
Seats feature some marking
Small tear in the rear bench seat
Missing stereo head unit
Boot looks clean
Jack found in the boot
Convertible Mk3 Ford Escort shape
Finished in Diamond White paint, colour code BA3
Black vinyl roof showing some creasing
A “preserved vehicle showing signs of age” according to the owner
Wheels show scuff marks in places
No apparent fogging of the headlights
Black bumpers provide nice contrast to the paint
Underside seems very clean
1.3-litre inline-four engine
5-speed manual transmission
Engine bay looks clean and tidy
Frequently serviced vehicle according to the owner
Should run and drive well
This single-owner Mk 3 Ford Escort has clearly been used as it should throughout its near-40-year-long life. There is some wear and tear to the interior while the exterior looks good for the most part.
It has reportedly been regularly maintained mechanically, and so should run as one would expect.
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