Ford Escort Rs1800

byGraham Robson

Paperback | September 19, 2017

Ford Escort Rs1800 by Graham Robson
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The Ford Escort RS1800 (Escort MkII) was consistently the fastest, most successful, and most versatile car in the second half of the 1970s. Developed from the Mk1 blueprint, its rally successes were legendary; taking victories at British (RAC), Safari, Acropolis, Finland (1000 Lakes), Sweden, Portugal, Canada, and many more.

These rugged, powerful, and efficiently designed cars were ideal for almost any condition any environment could throw at them. Between 1975 and 1981, the car would win 17 World Rallies, as well as the World Makes Championship in 1979 and Escort drivers like Bjorn Waldegard (1979) and Ari Vatanen (1981) won World Drivers' Championships.

Ford claims, and it may be right, that RS1800s have won more rallies at World, International, and National level than any other car in the world.
After a varied career in the automotive industry,Graham Robsonhas gained a worldwide reputation as a motoring historian, and has more than 160 books to his credit. Born in 1936, and educated at Ermysteds Grammar School in Yorkshire, Graham then went on to study Engineering at Oxford University. He joined Jaguar Cars as a graduate train...
Title:Ford Escort Rs1800Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 7.5 X 8.25 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 7.5 X 8.25 X 0.5 inPublished:September 19, 2017Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1787111091

ISBN - 13:9781787111097

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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