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A delivery mileage Ford Fiesta Mk3 1.4 Ghia with an incredible 137 miles!
Polycarbonate bumpers with bright insert, grey paint treatment below mouldings, halogen headlights, laminated windscreen, tinted glass, tilt/removable sunroof, locking fuel filler, anti-burst locks, two spoke soft feel steering wheel, tailgate wash/wipe, heated rear window, remote door mirrors, central door locking, remote tailgate release, electric front windows, digital clock, centre console, Ford self-seek model 2006 stereo cassette, tachometer, courtesy light, load compartment light. Dealer options; Ford tailored rubber mats, mud flaps.
With an astonishing and genuine 137 miles from new, this example is most likely to be the lowest mileage in existence! To suggest that this example is as new is a bold statement, but one which is wholly justified with this perfect Fiesta. Perhaps most impressive is the underside which has been preserved in a time warp condition, with all orange PDI markings to the suspension components, yellow paint dots to the springs and factory stickers still intact, all features usually destroyed within the first few hundred miles. In factory original Moondust Silver, (Code 6 2), the paintwork to all factory panels is 100% original and virtually as new aside from a few marks to the bonnet when in storage. The trim sections are perfect and supplying Ford dealer number plates, boot badge and tax disc holder remain fitted. This example is simply as it left the Perrys Ford showroom in 1992, with absolutely nothing painted, replaced or altered. Truly a one-off museum piece.
An interior entirely commensurate with a delivery mileage car! The cabin space with Astral fabric trim, (Code L7), is simply as it sat in the showroom awaiting collection by the first owner, even down to the Perrys Ford paper mat! This paper mat is slightly soiled. Ford Rubber mats, as new themselves, have protected the plush non-woven velour Ghia carpets perfectly and all trim sections, controls and switchgear have the new car feel which is lost soon after regular use. Unbelievably, even the green circular PDI sticker to the end of the wiper stalk is still intact! All functions operate flawlessly including the Ford self-seek model 2006 stereo cassette. Probably most nostalgia evoking of all is the new car smell that has been retained, instantly familiar as a Ford and ready to transport you back to a Ford showroom in 1992! Totally originally and impossible to better.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 1392cc CVH four cylinder engine featuring twin venture carburettor and automatic choke set up produces a lively 75bhp at 5600rpm. A top speed of 102mph and 0-60 is achieved in 10.6 seconds, easily adequate for modern traffic conditions. The pristine engine bay has original plates, fragile paper stickers and factory panel stampings clearly visible. A Ford Motorcraft oil filter and the grey Ford HT Leads remain fitted, and all fluids are clean and clear. A sticker in the engine bay confirms a cambelt change on 2nd February 2018 with one mile covered since! The engine is whisper quiet and the 5-speed manual gearbox feels brand new!
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The factory steel wheels of size 4½ x 13 are in perfect order with the original Ghia full wheel covers fitted and as new. The factory fitted Pirelli P2000 165/65 R13 tyres obviously are amazing with no cracks and even the bobbles and coloured banding are still prominent. The servo-assisted diagonally split brakes with 9½” discs up front and 7”drums at the rear are free and operate correctly.
Registered new on the 29th January 1992 by Ford Main Dealers Perrys of North Finchley, this exceptional example was purchased by a Mr Oliver Addison Esq, with a sales invoice in the history file made out to him illustrating a price paid of £9,700 after a discount of £1300.84. Sadly, just days after purchasing the car Mr Addison was diagnosed with serious illness and never drove the car again despite taxing the car every year until his passing in 1995. Having covered just 136 miles the car was given to his daughter, Miss Judith Addison, who does not drive but could not bare to part with it so it subsequently went into her garage where it remained until January 2018. Thankfully the garage also housed the homes boiler which helped to keep the car warm, dry and preserved perfectly as evident today. The car has then been sold to a good friend of Miss Addison. The history file contains the original blue and current V5 documents confirming ownership from Father to Daughter as well and the handbooks and a typed history from Miss Addison.
A highly collectable and desirable Ghia model Fiesta, effectively a brand new car and priced identically to the invoice price in 1992.
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