This 1981 Ford Escort 1600 (one six double O) Sport is finished in red with its original brown cloth interior. For much of its life the Ford Escort was tasked with the duty of bringing affordable performance to the people.
This car was visually distinguishable by its halogen spotlights mounted just between the cars headlamps. Model-specific stripes and slightly wider wheels all contributed to the Sporty appeal of this mark II Escort
Interior appointments included special seat trim, a tachometer, 3-spoke steering wheel and RS-style gear knob. The Sport was fitted with the standard 1.6 four cylinder Kent engine with a unique free-flow exhaust system.
The 1600 Sport sent 62 kW and 125 Nm of torque to the rear wheels via a four-speed manual transmission. The Sport sprinted to 100 km/h from rest in 12.7 seconds and managed a competitive 157 km/h top speed.