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In 1993, the Escort Hobby trim was introduced in Brazil, using.0 L 50 hp (37 kW) engine.
A b c d Ford Escort Production Numbers And Identification Guide Retrieved on Glasss Price Guide, June 1973, page 46 Darwin, Norm (1986).New Zealand edit The Mk II Escort was introduced to New Zealand in early 1975, assembled at male vs female prostitution Ford 's plant in Wiri, South Auckland.The hatch and saloon were discontinued in 1999 due to unfavourable exchange rates - this is also the reason why the Laser was re-introduced, and the Focus was not introduced to the New Zealand market until 2003.Tim Howard of Ford Dagenham led this development.Initially, the Escort was sold as a two-door saloon (with circular front headlights and rubber flooring on the "De Luxe" model).10 Subsequent generations of the Escort made up some of the ground foregone by the original model, but in Europe's largest auto -market the Escort sales volumes always came in well behind those of the General Motors Kadett and its Astra successor.The car used a revised underbody, which had been introduced as a running change during the last six months production of the Mark.34 The Series 2 RS Turbo continued with the 1986 mkiv model.
23 It was essentially a special created for rallying.
Initially this featured a tuned version of the.6 L CVH engine fitted with a twin-choke Weber carburettor, uprated suspension and numerous cosmetic alterations.
The most powerful Escort was the Escort XR, which had 105 PS (77 kW).
A new.6 L 16-valve 90 bhp (66 kW) Zetec engine was introduced, replacing the previous CVH.
49 In 1998, Ford announced an all-new car, the Focus, which replaced the Escort and superseded the " Escort " name that had been in use for 30 years.Assembly from UK-sourced kits started in April 1968.In the 1979 season of the World Rally Championship, Björn Waldegård took the drivers' title, Hannu Mikkola was runner-up and Ari Vatanen finished the year in fifth place, all driving Escort RS1800s.There were no changes to either the venerable.8 diesel or the.6/1.8 Zetec units at the top end of the range.All models of the Mark I were carried over to the Mark II, though the Mexico gained the RS badge and had its engine changed to.6 L (1,593 cc) OHC Pinto instead of the OHV.The Escort hatchback and estate were produced in Argentina until 2004, having been sold alongside its successor (the Focus ) during the final stages of production.Sporting models edit Ford Escort RS 1600i To compete with Volkswagen's Golf GTI, a hot hatch version of the Mark III was developed the XR3.A b Minnis, Peter (May 1982).Specifications, however, were also higher than before.