Progress has been a little slow recently due to the coronavirus but we are now pushing ahead to get the new Mk2 Escort completed this summer and get the car booked if for the IVA test, that will allow us to register the Mk2 Escort as a brand new 2020 road car.
The new 2.5L Ford Duratec is now in position with a new designed billet alloy machined sump. Other newly developed parts for the Mk2 includes a new Escort electronic power steering unit, Duratec to Mazda 6 speed adapter plate to allow the gearbox and engine to sit upright and gear lever position adapter kit that moves the gear lever further back.
Other features of this new Mk2 includes latest power distribution modules that controls the cars electrical system, doing away with fuses and relays. Running the engine we have a Life Racing ECU that has many features such as traction control, launch control, various map settings, data logging etc.