"Ford Escort 1300 L: bigger and better".
It was the first drop-top car produced by Ford Europe since the Corsair of the 1960s.
The Capri was offered in the Australian market from, as the 1600 Deluxe and the 1600 GT, using the.6 L Ford Kent OHV engine."1980 Ford Capri.3 GL (model for Europe Italy and France) specifications performance data review"."News: Ford's two millionth Escort".Australian 1979 Ford Escort RS2000 four-door form The initial powerplants utilized in the Australian Escorts were Ford's.3 L and.6 L OHV Crossflow units, offered with either 4-speed manual or 3-speed automatic transmissions.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list ( link ) Oswald 194590 (vol 3), p 397 : 1,297,308 Mark I Escorts were built in Britain, while 848,388 were built by Ford Germany at Genk in Belgium and at Saarlous.
"1981 Ford Capri.6 L (model since mid-year 1981 for Europe ) specifications performance data review".
The engine was also designed to run on petrol containing some ethanol (15-20 leading to troubles when using straight petrol.
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It used the same mechanicals as the hatchback, but had a more upmarket image and was not available with the smaller.1 L engine.Persistent problems during the vehicle's development prompted Ford to drop plans for its production and instead begin work on an all-wheel-drive model to beat the Audi Quattro, designed and built from scratch, resulting in the famous RS200.62 63 Engines edit 1987 Ford Capri Mk III 280 Model Displacement Type code Power Top Speed 060 mph (097 km/h) (s) Years.3 L 64 1,298 cc (79.2 cu in) Crossflow 56 hp (42 kW; 57 PS) 89 mph (143 km/h).3 L 65 1,298 cc (79.2 cu in) Crossflow 59 hp (44 kW; 60 PS) 93 mph (150 km/h).3.In 4x4 models, lowering accelerates CV joint wear listen for a clicking as you turn on full lock.Across the previous seven generations.Vauxhall had launched coupe versions of its MK1 Cavalier in the late 1970s but when the MK2 Cavalier was launched in 1981 there were no coupe versions.396 397: Of the 848,388 Escort Mk Is built by Ford Germany, only 234,667 were actually sold in Germany.European production finished in 1990, although stocks of the model, especially the XR3i and RS Turbo variants continued into 1991 and finished in 1992.In 1988, the Sierra Cosworth got the Sapphire treatment, meaning more subtle-looking four-door styling, and in its final iteration gaining four-wheel drive.L (Sweden) 37 1,593 cc (97.2 cu in) Crossflow I4 62 hp (46 kW; 63 PS) 91 mph (146 km/h).,993 cc (121.6 cu in) Pinto TL20H I4 97 escort masage hp (72 kW; 98 PS) 108 mph (174 km/h).,993 cc (121.6 cu in) Pinto TL20H I4 97 hp (72 kW; 98 PS) 108 mph (174 km/h).Retrieved "Ford Capri Series X - RS Parts catalogue".Ford RS Owners Club Australia.