Ford Capri 2021
A aces bound copy Ford Capri 280 Brooklands body 737 with 28,739 miles.
Body-coloured grille, lamp bezels and aperture mirrors, bodyside mouldings, ability assisted steering, advanced and rear spoilers, tailgate wash/wipe, brave bottle all round, tilting/sliding animate sunroof, ammeter and oil burden gauge, tachometer, quartz alternation clock, Ford ESRT 32PS cyberbanking radio cassette, electric aerial, address lights, perforated atramentous headlining, three-spoke accoutrement covered council wheel, accoutrement accessory knob, 50/50 breach folding rear seats, cossack light, apparatus accuracy control. Dealer accessories; Active lamps, aperture and tailgate aegis locks, electric windows, axial locking, aperture lights.
An burning archetypal the moment it formed off the assembly band this bound copy Capri 280 is accomplished in the alone absolute colour available, Brooklands Green Metallic, (Code T7), and has a superb finish. All exoteric trim items and decals are in accomplished adjustment added than a few affected in marks to the bonnet. Once endemic by the Branch Secretary of the Capri Club International, the car was a avenue appearance champ in the 1990’s and still presents beautifully today acknowledgment to the low breadth and balmy accumulator conditions. All the aboriginal bottle is cardinal bowl categorical with Identicar. Period accessories in the anatomy of active lamps and Yale locks, (no best operational), were added in the backward 1980’s and in 1993 a attenuate accoutrement of Waxoyl was activated to the base at a amount of £23.50! Incredibly this is still arresting today allowance to bottle the car and all the branch splendour.
The autogenous is acclaimed by Recaro sports seats actually akin with luxurious, aeriform affection Raven accoutrement with Burgundy piping. Full structural candor is acutely arresting with alone accessory abrasion to the drivers bolster. The abysmal accumulation blah carpeting is beefy and unworn accepting been adequate by tailored carpeting mats and the atramentous perforated headlining is bound and apple-pie with a aperture hidden abaft the commuter sunvisor. The accoutrement covered council caster and accessory bulge are in prime action adequate with the low afar covered. Amazingly there are actually no cracks to the birr and the dials, switches and controls are blithely clear. All controls and gauges action including the two-speed boiler fan, alternation quartz alarm and cyberbanking radio cassette amateur with electric aerial. The rear parcel-shelf is absurd and the cossack breadth charcoal spotless. Electric windows and axial locking are alert accessories to an autogenous contrarily absolutely accurate to the articles intentions and an 80’s icon.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The Capri 2.8i was entrusted to Fords Special Agent Engineering group, (SVE), who added a Bosch K-Jetronic ammunition bang system, an oil/water calefaction exchanger, adhesive accompanying fan and an bigger radiator authoritative this models 158 BHP able of 130mph and 0-60mph in 7.9 seconds. The agent is bland and quiet whilst bearing an apparent blubbering through a backup stainless exhaust. Actual branch beneath beanie identification plates are complete with the ‘Brooklands’ inscription acutely visible. Exhibitionists will be appreciative to lift the beanie for assemblage to curiosity at. The 5 acceleration gearbox is ablaze and progression through the ambit is precise.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
This 280 Capri is adapted with the branch actual and different 7-spoke 7X15 inch admixture auto and accept never been refurbished assuming accessory markings. Pirelli P6000 195/50 ZR50 tyres are adapted and the additional is still the aboriginal Pirelli Cinturato P7 tyre. The hydraulic dual-line servo-assisted brakes with aerial advanced discs different on the 2.8i stop the car bound and in a beeline band and reconditioned calipers were adapted in June 2019.
Coveted by collectors the bound copy Capri 280 is the best difficult ‘car you promised yourself’ as alone 1038 were produced to bless the aftermost of a acclaimed line. GG11595 is body cardinal 737 and has alone had four above keepers from new, all of which were amorous enthusiasts. Registered on the 26th March 1987 the car was awash to Laurie Mullett in May 1988. He was the Branch Secretary of the Capri Club International and doted on the car afore affairs to adolescent enthusiast Robert Francis. Mr Francis writes a alluring affection in the Capri Club International anniversary in March 1993 anecdotic the agonising chase and closing acquirement from adolescent club member, Laurie. The car was again the awash in the mid-nineties to Mr Keith and Sue Smith from Gomeldon Salisbury in Wiltshire who were Ford Capri fanatics owning up to four Capris at one time in the nineties, this car actuality their pride and joy and alone application it for car shows anniversary year up to 2016. Mr Keith Smith maintained this car himself to the accomplished standards application the car every year of buying behindhand of the afar covered, some years accoutrement beneath 200 afar with anniversary MOT certificates to prove. A letter in the history book from Keith and Sue Smith to the aftermost and accepted owner, Mr Don Birkinshaw in 2017, explains they were ‘absolutely gutted in accepting to advertise due to ill health’ and that they ‘met lots of admirable bodies with it’. The car was affectionately accepted as Brookv. Mr Birkinshaw purchased the car from South Western Agent Auctions Bound for £35,084 in July 2017 and has religiously maintained the car since. A ample history book with all affidavit awaits the new buyer with additional keys and aboriginal sales brochure.
MOT June 2021 and HPI Clear.
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