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Old 11-12-2012, 06:30 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Jdog913 View Post
I'm pretty sure that's also wrong.

" However, the car wasn't really an Escort at all, being based from a Sierra floorpan and mechanics, including its longitudinally mounted engine, and was merely clothed in body panels to resemble a Mark V."

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"In 1988, a new Cosworth was produced which was based on the Sierra Sapphire saloon. 13,140 were produced until it was replaced in 1990 by a four-wheel-drive version, the Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth 4x4, of which 12,250 were built. Its replacement came in the form of the Escort RS Cosworth which appeared in 1992, which used a shortened and developed version of the Sierra platform and running gear but clothed with an Escort-esque bodyshell and the return of the whale-tail spoiler."

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Without going into great details, thats what i said. I have seen enough of both cars and driven enough of both cars to know this first hand. Back in 97 i looked at importing one from Germany while I was there.
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