FORD ESCORT – Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

It is the feisty little coupe that put Ford deep in the rally game! Join James as he investigates the history of the Ford Escort! From the Mk.I, to the Escort Cosworth, to the RS200 Group B monster and beyond!

Hosted by James Pumphrey
Edited by Colby Mann
Written by Sarah Fairfield
Directed by Jesse Wood

Up to Speed is a weekly automotive history show about the greatest automobiles, brands, designers, drivers and influencers ever. Host James Pumphrey covers everything from the Toyota Supra to the Chevy El Camino, The VW GTI to the Subaru WRX. The origins of every vehicle will be uncovered to get you Up to Speed..

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  1. Which Ford do you prefer — the Escort RS2000 or the RS200? Show your work ?

  2. Do up to speed on why the Japanese tuner car scene was even a thing in the us

  3. Rs1600 and rs1800were called BDA and the rs1700t, and rs200 were BDT

  4. ViRgiLPROductions

    Love you too James!

  5. Had two Mk1 1300gt’s when i was a kid. So much fun, taut me how do drive ‘properly’.. Then had a large handful of Mk2’s one with a 2.0 pinto. Great times.

  6. mano vc tinha que pegar um escort xr3 … isso q era carro!!

  7. roger clarck looks like bo duke

  8. I feel like there is so much more to the ford escort strory what about the mk3 xr3 xr3i also there 2 types of turbo models mk4 rs turbos mk 3 rs 1600i it just goes on and on. Still love your work though

  9. We in the UK love to watch American car shows and lust for your muscle cars but we forget that we got XR3s, XR2s, proper VW GTIs, and the bastard children of rally cars.
    Maybe not so fast in a straight line but we’ve got corners over here.
    My dream garage still would have my old MK2 golf VR6, god I wish I’d never sold it.

  10. You spelled A and B at the start in albanian language???

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