A car produced by Ford’s European operations, the Ford Escort RS 1600 is part of the legendary Ford Escort model and first rolled out in 1968.
This model variant was developed for specifically for racing and used a 1.6 litre Cosworth BDA^ engine having 230 hp power output. The car weighed around 950 kg.
This car proved her mettle at various races across the world including East African Safari Rally, Lombard RAC Rally, Acropolis Rally, Arctic Rally, International Swedish Rally, Motogard Rally of New Zealand, Esso-Lombard Scottish Rally, Rallye do Brasil, 1000 Lakes Rally, etc.
This metal model is their first generation Mark 1 (Mk1). Only 504 pieces have been produced.
^ BDA stands for Belt Drive, A-type
|- Premium collectible|
|- Licensed product|
|- Material: ZAMAC (zinc alloy), Rubber and Plastic|
|- Opening model|
|- Only 504 pieces produced|
|Box Dimension (in inches)||14 x 7 x 6|