One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224
Lot 334
c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Registration no. E900 PLJ Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224
Sold for £6,325 (US$ 10,327) inc. premium

Lot Details
One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224 One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224 One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224 One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224 One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224 One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224 One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224 One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224 One owner from new,c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth  Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224 Engine no. JA76224
One owner from new
c.1988 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Registration no. E900 PLJ
Chassis no. WFOFXXGBBFJA76224
Engine no. JA76224

Footnotes

  • The sight of rival manufacturers reaping the rewards of a successful circuit racing programme prompted Ford to renew its alliance with engine builder Cosworth to create the eponymous Sierra, assembly of the minimum 5,000 units required for Group A homologation commencing in June 1986 at the company's Genk plant in Belgium. Based on the three-door Sierra bodyshell, the RS Cosworth combined the standard 1,993cc Pinto engine's cylinder block with a forged steel crankshaft and connecting rods, the first time the latter combination had been seen in a production Ford engine. Topping it off was a Cosworth-developed, twin-camshaft, 16-valve cylinder head fed by a Garrett AiResearch turbocharger, the latter being deemed necessary to achieve a competitive power output for racing, which in time would amount to over 500bhp! Even in standard road trim the Sierra RS Cosworth produced a staggering 204bhp, its Weber-Marelli engine management system ensuring that the resulting stupendous performance was delivered with minimal turbo lag. Needless to say, the standard Sierra underpinnings were comprehensively up-rated to cope. The hatchback version ceased production in 1986 and was replaced in 1988 by the Sapphire RS Cosworth four-door saloon.

    This particular Sierra RS Cosworth was serviced initially by Hendy's at Chandlers Ford, a Ford dealership that ran a Sierra Cosworth racing team and so knew the cars very well. Subsequently the Sierra has been serviced by the owner's local Ford dealership, Keith Motors of Christchurch, Dorset who were entrusted with re-commissioning it in April 2013. Works undertaken included replacing the cam belt, tensioner, water pump, rear brake pads, etc (see bill for £1,469.45 on file). 'E900 PLJ' has covered approximately 106,500 miles from new and is described as in generally good condition. Finished in grey with matching fabric interior, this one-owner Sapphire Cosworth is offered with current MoT and Swansea V5 document
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