Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 5

  In this episode the Retropower guys visit the cosworth factory and take a stroll through history with the progressive display of cossie engines on display starting with the first Anglia 105e in 1964 through to the F1 DFV engines. They also get up close in the dyno bays where […]

Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 1

There's a fascinating set of videos on youtube that feature Leicestershire based restoration shop Retropower. With a full armoury of design, engineering, metalwork, paintshop and mechanical workshop, Retropower tackle a ground up resto of a Mk1 Escort for legendary car designer Gordon Murray. If you're not sure who Gordon is,  […]

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Video - Severn Valley Historic Rallly

Plenty of MK1 action in this video. A great mix of marques flying around the Welsh Forests. Back to Mk1 Escort Home or Mk1 Escort Videos

Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 4

  In this episode the guys continue on the metalwork and Gordon Murray the legendary designer of the McLaren F1 drops in to check up on progress. Here's Episode 4:               Transcript : " that's better something like this that you can do absolutely […]

Video | Historic Rally Footage

Love the audio on this one - plenty of awesome Mk1's in this field. Could listen to those twin webers all day.   Return to Mk1 Escort Home - Or Mk1 Escort Videos

Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 3

There's a fascinating set of videos on youtube that feature Leicestershire based restoration shop Retropower. With a full armoury of design, engineering, metalwork, paintshop and mechanical workshop, Retropower tackle a ground up resto of a Mk1 Escort for legendary car designer Gordon Murray. In this episode the guys make a […]

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Ford Escort Mk1 Compilation

Mk1 Escort Video Compilation This little beauty just dropped on Youtube vie Mk1Kieran. A collection of well turned out Mk1 Escorts of all varieties generally misbehaving. The Blue Mexico at 4:50 caught my eye - stunning motor !   That said, I wouldn't mind having any of the cars featured […]

Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 2

There's a fascinating set of videos on youtube that feature Leicestershire based restoration shop Retropower. With a full armoury of design, engineering, metalwork, paintshop and mechanical workshop, Retropower tackle a ground up resto of a Mk1 Escort for legendary car designer Gordon Murray. In this episode the guys look into […]

Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 10

  In this episode we get a look at some detailed paint prep on the newly modified Mk1 Escort shell.   Here's Episode 10:               Transcript : " pretend about it send this out what about this paint right what would you do guess […]

Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 12

  In this episode we get a look at the rolling shell complete with engine and gearbox   Here's Episode 12:               Transcript : " until you actually build these things and try it you don't foresee always the potential stumbling blocks it's been […]