Lot 272 - 1995 Ford Escort Cabriolet

Lot 272 - 1995 Ford Escort Cabriolet

Lot 272 - 1995 Ford Escort Cabriolet

Lot Number 272
Registration N557 PRW
Chassis Number WF0LXXGKALSY98281
Engine Number SY98281
Odometer reading 34,313 miles
Result Sold - £3,080

The Ford Escort was manufactured from 1968 to 2002. The first use of the Escort name was for a reduced specification version of the Ford Squire, a 1950s estate car version of the Anglia 100E, though this did not sell well by comparison to the other members of the 100E family. The Escort was revised in January 1995 (sixth generation) although it was still based on the previous model. This version had new front lights, bonnet, front wings, front and rear bumpers, wing mirrors, door handles and four different front radiator grilles. The interior of the car was radically revised to featuring an all-new dashboard arrangement of competitive quality. However, the underlying car was now five years old and most of its rivals were either new or to be imminently replaced.

Our vendor purchased this example at the start of this year to enjoy during the summer months. After looking for the ideal car, he purchased this genuine low mileage car with just 34,000 miles from new. In stunning white paintwork, with an immaculate black hood and tounneau cover, and contrasting grey interior. Since purchasing the car, the vendor had a small service carried out which also included having a new catalytic converter fitted and more recently it has successfully passed an MoT test. The car has just had Brand new Front Brake Callipers, Discs and Pads, and Rear Wheel Cylinders. Within the history file there are receipts showing £276.25, and £478.51 respectively for the above mentioned works which means this low mileage, iconic car is now ready for the new owner to enjoy for next year’s summer months.

Guide Price £3,000 - £5,000

Interested parties should note that that the V5 for this car has been misplaced and a new one applied for. It will arrive in due course and once received it be processed for the new owner.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each Lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. All registration numbers, engine and chassis details are sourced from registration documents provided to Historics by the client or representative or HPI checks and buyers are to satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of these details. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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