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Cool Escort Mk1 build on YouTube

Discussion in 'General discussion' started by Ped, Feb 24, 2018.

  1. Ped

    Z Club Member

    I came across this series of 4 video (so far) on another site. These guys look very professional, and the other cars in the workshop are very cool too. Proper engineering and proper design. They are doing a subtle Escort Mk1 custom build for Gordon Murray - legendary Designer/Engineer from F1 fame. No body kits - promise ;)

    PS: See if you can spot the green 240z in one of the episodes...

  2. Rob Gaskin

    Rob Gaskin Treasurer in training Staff Member Moderator

    This should be good Ped. Watched the first episode.
  3. Ped

    Z Club Member

    In the workshop on the video above is a Manta 400 replica/restomod/hybrid (5:08 mins from start). Met the chap that owns it at a local event the other night. He has joined my local car club.

    Retropower built it for him: RB25 engine and Skyline running gear, S14 rear suspension.

    Very nice motor! Great attention to detail.

    Have a soft spot for Mantas as I owned 3 over a 9 years: 1.8 Berlinetta coupe, GTE coupe and a GTE Exclusive coupe. Never liked the hatchback versions...


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