This race winning Escort was professionally built in Qld with a no expense spared budget!! The car is super quick, very reliable & would be an ideal car for Tarmac rallies or back on a circuit. Purchased in 2000 the vehicle was one owner 1300 manual still registered, with no rust at all!!!
Ford Escort Mk1, 2 Door , 08 /1970 vin # CK44KP82172
Purchased in 2000 vehicle was one owner 1300 manual still registered with no rust at all!! 45 000
miles on the speedo.
MARK MOTSON of MOTSON’S TURBO AND SUSPENSION CENTRE IN BRISBANE, commenced a 3 year
resto mod and rebuild to compete as a Short Circuit SPORTS SEDAN, included complete nut and bolt
strip down, seam weld and fit Bond steel weld in full roll cage with removable door intrusion bars , 4
link rear end with fully adjustable watts linkage, custom wide body modification, blend on fibreglass
flares front and rear, fully removable radiator support panels to access intercooler assy ,modify
firewall and tunnel to allow fitment of Nissan SR20 DET engine and 5 speed transmission, Toyota
Hilux rear diff assy with KAZ racing LSD, 4.1 RATIO. (SPARE 4.99 GEARSET FOR SHORT CIRCUIT)
Shell was completely stripped underneath and factory deadener removed then treated with WURTH
STONEGUARD inside and underneath, then painted underneath with gloss black 2PAK, inside and
body were painted in FERRARI MODENA YELLOW 2 PAK.
Vehicle has all new brake pipes and braided hoses to suit Mazda RX7 front 4 spot callipers with EBC
slotted rotors and pads, Custom pedal box and Power Booster, hydraulic heavy duty NPC clutch, EB
Falcon rear callipers and slotted rotors with adjustable Bias valve.
Custom tail shaft, Capri front Struts with coil over conversion, custom billet alloy offset top mounts
KMAC 22 mm threaded front sway bar with double brackets and Anti Dive blocks, KONI SPORT
externally adjustable front shocks, externally adjustable rear shocks, (currently 4 link and Watts
linkage are removed for street use) Quickrack steering rack fitted (atm) but also has standard rack, custom Whiteline tower brace.
New Custom ALLOY foam filled Fuel tank and Battery tray, BOSCH 600 HP pump with Surge tank, fuel
pipes are new or SpeedFlow Braided.
SR20 DET Engine includes laminated steel head gasket and ARP head studs, custom EXTREME
pipework Manifold ceramic coated. Custom AVO Garrett GT28/76 Turbo including ceramic coated
turbine housing, Bar and Plate intercooler, 550 cc injectors and LINK programmable engine
management, Avo sports Breather tank, Full 3” stainless Mandrel exhaust, Custom Triple Pass Alloy
Radiator and electric fan (automatic) Large engine Oil Cooler,
Dyno Tuned in house to 270 HP at the tyres at 16 PSI boost!
Runs 16 x 8 alloys (8 wheels, spares for slick tyres)
4 new Falken Azenis (205/40r16) tyres
4 near new Nankang AR1 tyes
Custom shortshift assy with 5th and reverse Lockout for short circuit
Brand new electric power assist steering with adjustable load
Custom yellow and black trim including approved SPARCO PRO 2000 Racing seats, 4-point racing
harness’s, Rear seat removed but in perfect condition, carpets and custom console with Alpine Apple
CarPlay, Custom Handmade Carbon Fibre Instrument cluster with Full AUTOMETER gauge set
MOMO steering wheel, Dash is Autographed by WILL POWER vehicle has only travelled 2131 miles
since completion in 2003.
Certified to 2-seater for full cage!
Car was built to be raced by Mark Motson and Australian Driver Champion (f4000) 2006 Derek Pingel
car competed for around 13yrs in short circuit events at Warwick and Stanthorpe tracks and
numerous Street Sprint events with a huge number of class wins and placings , car has only been
used for street use for last 6 years.
Vehicle was featured in Fast Fours and Rotaries Magazine in 2003 and again in Gold edition, Also in
Motor Traders Magazine (members Classics)
Vehicle has QLD Transport Blue Plate for LA1, LB1,LD1,LG2,LK1,LK2,LH8.
Cost of Parts to build in excess of $60 k
Labour content to build was 1500 hours over 3 years. (replacement cost would be in excess of
Vehicle also comes with watts link and 4 link components, Quick rack, 4 Spare wheels, Extra fully
Vented Motorsport Bonnet, and Rear seat assy
I have raced it a few times in the last year with TimeAttackQLD and it has been kept in a dust free bubble.
With around 400 Horsepower at the Crankshaft in around 850 KGs this vehicle has a better Power to
Weight Ratio than a V/8 supercar.
IT turns heads wherever it goes!