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

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 8

  In this episode the Retropower guys take a look at the car at the end of the dry build stage. Gordon gets a good look around the work that's been done, checks out the driving position, new suspension and under body mods.   Here's Episode 8:       […]

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Video - Cosworth Powered Mk1 Review

Jamie takes this beautiful Mk1 for a spin around the lanes on a soggy west country January day.  Loads of custom work has gone into this car with it's early sierra cosworth head and custom intake. Back to Mk1 Escort Home or Mk1 Escort Videos

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 11

  In this episode we get a look at the painted shell and the Retropower guys visit Nitron factory to see how the custom struts are progressing.  Some serious work has gone into the paint process, from a 2 pack acrylic base they progressively knocked back the finish with 1500 […]

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Mk1 Escort Mexico

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 […]

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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 […]

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 9

  In this episode the Retropower guys complete the metalwork, strip the car back down to a shell, zinc spray ahead of the paint prep. We get a good look at the escort on a rotisserie getting the seams sealed. The inner wing has been modified to make space for […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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