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.
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.
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||Interior Pattern||Interior Colour||Sample|
Known UK Fiesta Sandpiper Vehicles
We currently have 9 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 **V||Sandpiper||1980||1.1||4spd Manual||Petrol||Roman Bronze||YES|
|CRL5 **V||Sandpiper||1979||1.1||4spd Manual||Petrol||Roman Bronze||YES|
|EWV2 **V||Sandpiper||1979||1.1||4spd Manual||Petrol||Roman Bronze||YES|
|HMX* *V||Sandpiper||1980||1.1||4spd Manual||Petrol||YES|
|KLE6 **V||Sandpiper||1979||1.1||4spd Manual||Petrol||Roman Bronze||YES|
|LDB* *V||Sandpiper||1979||1.1||4spd Manual||Petrol||Cordoba Beige/Roman Bronze||YES|
|UEJ1 **V||Sandpiper||1980||1.1||4spd Manual||Petrol||Roman Bronze||No|
|VHK4 **V||Sandpiper||1979||1.1||Petrol||Cordoba Beige/Roman Bronze||YES|
|YOT9 **V||Sandpiper||1980||1.1||4spd Manual||Petrol||No|
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