C hammer away 30-year-old hatchback Ford price a new “Panamera”

C hammer away 30-year-old hatchback Ford price a new “Panamera”

At the auction exhibited a rare modification of the model a Ford Sierra with the prefix RS Cosworth. The car stood in the garage for 28 years, sold for 80 thousand pounds sterling ($102 500). For the same amount today you can buy a new “Panamera”.

Version of the RS Cosworth was first shown to the public at the Geneva motor show in March 1985. In the production model launched in July 1986. Just came off the Assembly line 5545 copies, of which 500 firm Tickford converted to RS500 Cosworth homologation. These hatchbacks were more developed aerodynamic and forced up to 227 forces the engine with a larger turbocharger and a second set of fuel injectors.

According to the original catalog 1986, Sierra in this version was equipped with two-liter turbo engine capacity of 204 horsepower. With this setting, she is gaining first “hundred” in just 6.5 seconds. The maximum speed reached 240 kilometers per hour.

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Auctioned copy was purchased in 1988 for 15 950 pounds, and four years later, the owner put the car in the garage, where he spent the next 28 years. According to The Sun, the car mileage is only 11 827 kilometers.

The value of the car at the end of trading amounted to 80 thousand pounds. For the same price on the Ukrainian market you can buy, for example, the new Porsche Panamera. In addition to the car, the new owner has received the original papers, manual and service book.

Ford RS Cosworth was extremely successful in racing: the car has repeatedly won various touring car Championships worldwide and was the winner of the WRC stages.

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