Classic Ford Models Are Coming Back News Staff
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A classic RS200 and Boreham's modern interpretation ahead of the reveal

Two of Ford's most iconic rally cars, the Mk1 Escort, and the RS200, are being revived for the modern era.

Boreham Motorworks in the UK will spearhead this initiative under a brand license agreement with Ford. Both cars will see limited production runs. first discovered trademark fillin gs in March pointing towards the resurrection of these classic nameplates.

The RS200, which cut its teeth in the fierce Group B rally scene during the 1980s, will return to celebrate the car's 40th anniversary. Boreham promises an entirely new build from the ground up, incorporating modern features such as LED headlights. However, there has been no mention of what powertrain could be in store. Hopefully, Boreham foregoes the modern desire to EV everything.

The Mk1 Escort will be reproduced with period accuracy.

Joining the RS200 will be a continuation of Mk1 Escort production. Boreham's reproduction will focus ron period accuracy and each car will feature continuation VINs. Both cars will be street-legal in the UK.

Specific details regarding price, power, and performance have not yet been disclosed. However, Boreham has hinted that the RS200 will retain its original mid-engine, four-wheel-drive layout, and likely use extensive carbon fiber to maintain a lightweight structure, akin to the original's fiberglass body.

Additionally, Boreham Motorworks plans to produce at least five additional models under the Ford license, which will include both continuation models and new recreations. There are absolutely no details available, including when we'll be able to actually see the new cars.

Stay tuned!

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