FORD SIERRA RS500 2.0 COSWORTH (No 136/500) -

FORD SIERRA RS500 2.0 COSWORTH (No 136/500)



56959 miles




1. In Brief

Mileage: 56959

Engine: 1993

Colour: Black

Transmission: Manual

Service history: Extensive History File

Registration: E572 APU

2. Model History

Ford And Cosworth Together Have Been Synonymous With Success Since 1959, When The 105E Ford Anglia Engine Was Tuned For The Formula Junior Racing. Just Eight Years After This Point, The Ford Cosworth DFV Made Its World Debut In The Dutch Grand Prix, Where The Three Litre V8 Powered Jim Clark And His Lotus 49 To Victory. This Infamous Engine Design Then Went On To Win No Less Than 155 World Championship Races, Thus Making The Partnership Between Ford And Cosworth Rather Special For The History Books. In The March Of 1987, Aston Martin Tickford Was Signed For The Job Of Converting Just 500 Cars And In July 1987 The Car Was Announced To The World And Was Homologated In The August Of 1987. Exactly 500 Of These Improved Powered Cars Had Been Offered, With All Units Offered Purely As Right Hand Drive Versions Destined For The UK Only And If We Fast Forward Thirty One Years Later To 2018, These Stunning, Now Rare Examples Are Of Great Interest To The Purist Of Enthusiastic Collectors On The Global Market Place. This Fabulously Rare Modern Day Classic Celebrated A 30th Birthday Milestone In 2017 And With This, Along With Various Worldwide Publications, This Placed The RS500 Back In The Minds Of The General Public With Our Last Example We Offered For Sale In The December Of 2017 Being Shipped To A Collector In Australia. The Engine Inherent Efficiency Was Boosted By The Garrett T31/T04 Turbo-Charger, That Was Mounted Onto A Special Four Branch High Nickel Alloy Manifold And At The Time Of Testing, Ford Reported Figures Of A Staggering 224 BHP, Which Would Rocket Buyers From 0-60 In 6.2 Seconds And Offer An Astonishing Top Speed Of 153 MPH, Which Was More Than Remarkable Considering The Two Litre Engine Fitted. Due To The Limited Numbers Ever Made, This Collaboration Between Ford And Cosworth Has Now Become Highly Desirable To Today's Avid Collectors/Investors, With Many Wanting Perfect Cars With Minimal Mileage Usage, Low Keeper Changes And Of Course Presented In Total Factory Unmodified Specification, So With This We Expect A Healthy Interest Level On Our Offering.

Chassis Number GG39087 Was First Supplied By Ford Motor Company In The September Of 1987 And Since This Date Of First Registration This Lovely Example Has Only Had The Three Registered Keepers From New, With The Last Private Keeper Acquiring The Car Fifteen Years Ago In The January Of 2003. Over The Last Thirty One Years Since Leaving The Ford Factory This Cosworth Has Only Had A Mere 56959 Miles Applied, To Which If We Break This Down Further Is Approximately Just 1837 Miles Per Annum Logged, However Regardless Of This Current Sensational Mileage Reading The Car Has Been Maintained To The Highest Of Standards With Past Historical Service Visits Recorded At 21050 (Feb/1989), 22512, 25368, 26799, 30663, 32500, 35000, 37216, 40007, 44191, 48624, 51166, 53173, 54339, 55541, 56280 & 56959 Miles, With The Last Completed By Our Own Dedicated In House Workshops In The September Of 2018, Which Included A Full Engine Service, Cam Belt Renewal, Spark Plug Change, A Full Brake Change, Brand New Branded Tyres Fitted And Brake Fluids. We Are Convinced That With The Total Current Condition, Along With This Extensive Mechanical Recommission, This Will Be One Of The Best Examples Available On The Open Market Place Today And Those Opportunities To Acquire One Of These Now Rare Cars Will Soon Become A Very Difficult Task To Achieve. Once Sold The Car Will Be Presented To The Next Lucky Custodian, With The Entire Booklet Pack Set, A Fully Cleared Hpi Certificate, A Remarkable Past History File Trace And A Fully Functional Key Set, Which Is All Firmly In Place For That Next Person To Enjoy And Cherish During Their Own Time Of Ownership.

Every Important Box Ticked, In Making This A True Blue Chip Prospect...

3. Interior

The Interior Of The Ford RS500 Offered A Combination Of Race Winning Power With Equal Levels Of Comfort, Convenience And Refinement. The Cockpit Features Recaro Embossed Grey Roma Sport Seats Detailed With Light Grey Twin Needle Stitch Work, Grey Door Cards Decorated With Grey Roma Cloth, A Light Grey RS Cosworth Embossed Dash That Wraps Around The Retro Cabin Space, Darker Grey Carpets That Have Been Protected With Sierra Over Mats, Black Seat Belts, The Light Grey Beaumont Cloth Roof Lining And Of Course Featuring The RS Embossed Three Spoke Steering Wheel. The Interior Was Not Only To Offer The Driver And Passenger A Comfortable Environment, But Also With The Fully Adjustable Front Seats, Provided The Lateral Support When Cornering At Faster Speeds, Which At Time Of Build, Made The Total Driving Position Highly Rewarding And Still Today After So Many Years, Offers So Very Much For That Driver To Enjoy.

Simplicity Made Beautiful.....

4. Exterior

This Truly Stunning Example Is Presented In The Black Paint Finish, Which Perfectly Demonstrates The Signature RS Curves And Those Gorgeous Ford Body Lines. The RS500 Evolved From The Sierra Cosworth With Subtle Enhancements To Include Fitting An Additional Fin To The Whale Tail Rear Wing, High Tech Polycarbonate Bumpers, A Factory Modified Front Skirt That Increased Air Flow To The Engine And The Signature RS500 Cosworth Decorative Side And Rear Dark Grey Decals. Further Detailing Is Presented With The Unmarked 7" x 15" Diamond Tuned Multi Spoke Alloy Wheels Which All Sit On Branded Tyres, Colour Coded Bonnet Vents, A Dark Grey Fine Pin Strip That Runs Along Both Sides, The Black Mesh Front & Lower Grilles, Colour Coded Side Sills That Seamlessly Flow Over The Rear Arch Lines, Those Squared Sierra Front Lights And Presented With The Oval Ford Motifs That Finalise The Cars True Intent Of Immense Power Capabilities. From Every Given Angle The RS500 Is Staggeringly Beautiful, With No Real Surprises Why These Very Rare Vehicles Have Captured The Imagination Of The Next Breed Of Buyers.

The Perfect Embodiment Of Power And Style....

5. Specification

The RS500 Offers Perfect Aggressive Detailing And Still After The 31 Years Since New, Still Looks As Impressive As It Did All Those Many Years Ago. As Per The Original Build Our Ford Sierra RS500 Comes With The Unmarked 7" x 15" Diamond Turned Cross Spoke Multi Spoke Alloy Wheels, The Signature Cosworth Whale Tail Rear Spoiler With The Additional RS500 Fitments, The RS Embossed Roma Clothed Sport Seats, Factory Ford Tinted Glass, Electric Front Windows, Electric Mirror Adjust, Ford/Dolby Radio Cassette Head Unit With The ECU2 Sound Amplifier, The Three Spoke RS Embossed Steering Wheel, Leather Bound Gear Selector, Quartz Digital Clock, The Factory Two Tone Horn, Variable Rate Power Steering, Halogen Front Head Lights, Manual Tilt & Slide Glass Sunroof With Manual Blind, Blackened Mesh Front Grilles With Additional Factory Cooling Vents, Ford Trip Computer And The Rear Parcel Storage Bin. Presented For Sale With The Entire Booklet Pack Set, An Extensive Historical History File Trace, A Fully Cleared Hpi Report And The Entire Key Set. 


The Ultimate RS Legend....

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