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A luxury Ford Fiesta Mk2 1.1 Ghia with full history and one owner from new.
Integral front bumper overriders, wide grey bodyside mouldings with bright insert, remote control driver’s door mirror, halogen headlamps, tinted glass, tilt-or-remove screened glass sunroof, digital header mounted clock, anti-burst door locks, storage compartment under rear-floor, two speed plus intermittent wipe, tailgate wash/wipe, electric tailgate release, heated rear window, stereo joystick balance control, tachometer, trip recorder, cigar lighter, illuminated interior controls. Factory options; metallic paint.
This superb and delightful Ford Fiesta Ghia has been beautifully preserved and cherished. The paintwork finished in Ford Quartz Gold (code O3) has a fantastic bright shine and uniform finish. The correct Mid Grey paintwork to the lower sections of the car remains exactly as Ford intended. All original panels are straight with linear gaps, and the car is preserved completely free from rust or corrosion. Close scrutiny will reveal nothing more than minor touched in scratches and two miniscule dings to the bonnet. The unmolested appeal of this special vehicle is accentuated by standard trim sections, bumpers and wide body-side mouldings, correct and in immaculate order. All glass is number plate etched and even the supplying dealer rear screen sticker remains in place! A truly impeccable example of Ford’s flagship luxury Fiesta.
The interior of this remarkable example is in exceptional original condition and exactly as Ford intended. The Savoy fabric trim in Mocha colour scheme (code MR) is beautifully clean and the common vulnerable areas for wear such as the seat bases and bolsters are undamaged. The colour-keyed velour carpet is clean and the perforated neutral tone headlining is flawless. All switchgear is functional and intact, and the soft finish dashboard is perfect. The header mounted digital clock retains the correct green LCD display and the original Ford stereo radio/cassette remains fitted. The hugely difficult to source trimmed parcel shelf is intact, straight and complete with the correct rubber hangers. This luxury Fiesta is the epitome of a cherished modern classic Ford.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The time proven transverse mounted 1117cc OHV engine with single-venturi carburettor develops a spirited 50bhp. In such a lightweight and nimble car, performance while not exhilarating is certainly fun, and the unmistakable exhaust note is delightful! A spotlessly clean engine bay display factory stickers, plates and panel stampings to gratify the avid enthusiast and allow for show exhibiting. The four speed synchromesh gearbox is light and exact. An entertaining drive guaranteed!
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The original 13” X 5” steel wheels and special Ghia full wheel covers are in pristine order with no damage whatsoever and the 155/70 R13 tyres have masses of tread remaining. Dual line servo assisted brakes with ventilated 9.4” front discs and 7.0” rear drums bring the car up to a steady, straight and assured halt.
Supplied new by Ford Main Dealer Norman Reeves Motors of Slough on 7th August 1984, the vehicle was purchased at just three weeks old by the only private keeper Mrs Jean Poole who has owned it ever since! The incredible 43,854 miles covered is completely verified in the service booklet fully stamped from new with no less than 30 entries, confirming just how well this example has been cared for and truly cosseted. Ownership of just one keeper and such devoted upkeep represents a provenance that cannot be recreated, and the condition and driving manner of this beautiful example is a testament to Mrs Poole’s love of the car. Reluctantly Mrs Poole gave up driving and sought the services of KGF Classic Cars to find an enthusiast.
The plastic wallet also houses absolutely every handbook, guide, accessory pamphlet and dealership literature from new. An original Mobil Road Maps wallet contains a collection of five classic maps, a wonderful touch. Guaranteed to draw much admiration at any classic car show and ready for fun and enjoyment, this example is ready for its next appreciating owner.
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