The Irish 600HP Turbocharged Ford Escort MK2
Taking the Rear Wheel Drive Classic from Ford to a whole new level
Gerard O´Connell from Northern Ireland, drives a particularly monstruous version of the Escort Mk2, powered by a Smith & Jones tunes 600Hp Cosworth YB Turbo unit.
Formerly powered by a Millington NA engine unit, it is now fighting for Top Honours in the Irish Hillclimb Championships with this fantastically finished and properly developed machine. Using a state-of-the-art Paddle Shift Transmission and weighing surely less than a 1000Kg this is surely one of the fastest Mk2 Hilllcimb cars in the World. And footage like this caught at Garron Point Hill Climb 2017 goes some way to prove exactly that...
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