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Mk1 Ford Fiesta Sandpiper Model Information

The Mk1 Sandpiper was a limited edition model based on the 1.1L, released in December 1979, only 2500 cars were produced. The Sandpiper was available predominantly in a two tone colour scheme, Roman Bronze over Cordoba Beige or alternatively a limited number were produced as a single colour with Roman Bronze metallic finish.
Equipment wise, the car had the same spec as the L model it was derived from but with some additions.

External additions

On top of the L spec, the Sandpiper had full length protective strips running down the sides of the car, it also featured slightly wider rims (4.5J) with bright chrome effect embelishers, It also had a tailgate turnlock.

Interior Changes

The interior was improved by luxurious Ghia-style seats upholstered in a special combination of bitter chocolate and tan fabrics with adjustable front head restraints. The sandpiper also had a push button VHF/MW/LW push button radio, quartz clock housed in a centre console unit, four spoke soft feel steering wheel, additional sound insulation, a lockable compartment for valuables under the boot floor and twin vanity mirrors in the sunvisors.

Fiesta Sandpiper Colour & Trim Variations

Colours listed are based on information taken from 'Ford Cars' brochures, ordered by year of availablity.

Colour Name Colour Type Year Colour Code Paint Sample Interior Pattern Interior Colour

Known UK Fiesta Sandpiper Vehicles

We currently have 10 Mk1 Ford Fiesta Sandpiper cars on the database. If yours isn't listed then please add it by filling out the form on the register page.

Registration Model Year Engine Size Transmission Fuel Type Colour Image
BTC1 **VSandpiper19801.14spd ManualPetrolRoman BronzeYES
CRL5 **VSandpiper19791.14spd ManualPetrolRoman BronzeYES
EWV2 **VSandpiper19791.14spd ManualPetrolRoman BronzeYES
HMX* *VSandpiper19801.14spd ManualPetrolYES
KLE6 **VSandpiper19791.14spd ManualPetrolRoman BronzeYES
LDB* *VSandpiper19791.14spd ManualPetrolCordoba Beige/Roman BronzeYES
NPK7 **WSandpiperUnknownYES
UEJ1 **VSandpiper19801.14spd ManualPetrolRoman BronzeNo
VHK4 **VSandpiper19791.14spd ManualPetrolCordoba Beige/Roman BronzeYES
YOT9 **VSandpiper19801.14spd ManualPetrolNo

*Disclaimer: Please note that the information contained in our Retro Fiesta Register is reliant on submissions by owners and enthusiasts, whilst we make every effort to ensure it's accuracy, we cannot be sure that it is 100% correct. If you can improve on the information listed please contact us via email at info@projectbobcat.com

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