The production of Ford Escort began in 1967, when it replaced the previous model of the Ford company. This model has become one of the most famous in the history of entrepreneurship, has earned numerous modifications and motorists remembered for its unique features. Among them is the specially shaped grille, which reminded dog bone.
Ford Escort Mark I debuted in January 1968, at the Motor Show in Brussels. The first generation was presented in two versions: a two-door or four-door body style sedan and wagon. Depending on a complete set the car was equipped with petrol engines of Kent family of 1.1 liters with 39 to 45 hp and more powerful engines 1.3 liter which could generate up to 72 hp.
After a large number of variations and modifications producers nevertheless didn't stop on the reached. After the version 1991 drivers started complaining of outdated and uninteresting modification in large quantities. For this reason workers again undertook restyling of Ford Escort. During the two-year process of changes appeared the sixth generation of the model. This time the most important manner changed external parameters and properties of the exterior. Shape of the headlights changed their appearance, at the front turn signals appeared white scatterers and a hood staffed grille with slotted oval. Bumpers completely changed its appearance and got rid of the direction indicators.
The last, seventh generation of Ford Escort appeared in 1995. The body of the car became more streamline. Now the basic version included in the complete set: driver airbag, hydraulic booster, conditioner and ABS. Interior became more spacious, better quality upholstery material, and the seats became more comfortable. The development of a new model Ford Focus from 1998, has had an impact on reducing the production of Escort, and two years later Ford Escort was completely taken out from the production.
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