The economy cars of our youth become the classic cars of today. But
it's not just age that makes a car desirable. You need to be
exceptionally well-preserved, like this 1986 Ford Escort. The
exterior, interior, and engine bay are all exceptionally presented,
and you even get the added fun of a five-speed.
Like the Chevy Nova or the Ford Falcon, the Ford Escort is really
starting to get appreciated for the added style that came in
smaller dimensions. You see it in the flush-mounted headlights,
flared fenders, and a hatchback that gives this fastback-style
lines. This car may be working on its 35th birthday, but this one
doesn't even look half its age. Straight panels, good gaps, and
only showing few signs of use show how you could get a quality
American car in the 1980s. And the Regatta Blue paint is not only
believed to be the original application, but it also it has a
lighter blue pinstripe for a true touch of sophistication.
The sea of blue continues inside, and just like the exterior, it
has a level of preservation that's almost like a time capsule. The
front seats have a comfy cloth patter, and they are well-bolstered
with headrest to be long haul comfortable. The rear seat is
upholstered to match, and it folds down to give you plenty of
practical cargo area with the hatchback. This Escort shows the
right premium features of the time like, a factory AM/FM stereo,
electric rear defogger, and an overhead console with digital clock.
This is even a factory air conditioning car, and it has been
converted to modern R134a, so it likely only needs a recharge to
blow cold again. And because this is a classic you want to drive,
you get a grippy steering wheel, floor shift, and full gauge
package with large speedo and tach.
Under the hood is the correct 1.9-liter motor. It looks just as
well-preserved as the rest of the car, and it runs with the gusto
of a well-respected machine. The secret to this car's driving fun
is that you take full control over it with the five-speed manual
transmission. The power is over the front wheels in this front
wheel drive machine, and so the traction is always good, and the
fully independent suspension makes it quite nimble. You even have
power brakes with discs up front.
The sale come complete with some nice extras, like a car cover and
some engine spares. Rarely do we see economy cars from this era so
well-preserved, and so this is a rare opportunity at nostalgia few
others will experience. Call today!!!