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Fozzy's Mk2 Fiesta XR2 Turbo

Chris Foster built this eye catching MFI turbocharged Mk2 XR2 in Ford Imperial blue. With it's rally style interior and lashings of chrome, this car was one of the most well known cars at the time it was built it, featuring in Performance Ford Magazines 'Daddy Thrash'.

Exterior Spec

  1. Car repainted Imperial Blue
  2. Fully colour-coded XR2 bodykit and mirrors
  3. Fiesta RS Turbo bonnet vents
  4. De-badged bonnet
  5. Single-Wiper conversion with second wiper hole smoothed
  6. De-locked passenger door and tailgate
  7. Bonnet pins
  8. Dimma fuel filler cap
  9. Mk4 Escort Morette twin headlight conversion with centre lights removed acting as bonnet air intakes
  10. Customised XR2 front bumper, modified to sit around Intercooler
  11. Mk4 Golf front indicators mounted in front bumper
  12. Clear oval side repeaters
  13. Focus RS logo on tailgate
  14. Clear oval side repeaters
  15. Fibre Glass bonnet with Focus WRC vent moulded in & guage pod


Power Engineering System 2 1.9 engine consisting of:

  1. Balanced 88mm cast iron alloy crank
  2. Forged connecting rods
  3. Hi-duty big end and main bearings
  4. Fully floating bronze small ends
  5. 83mm German Mahle pistons
  6. Goetze piston rings
  7. High flow oil pump
  8. Double valve springs
  9. Bronze valve guides
  10. High tensile head bolts
  11. NGK spark plugs (BCR8ES)
  12. SX4287 camshaft
  13. -31 actuator
  14. Compression ratio – 8.2:1
  15. Stage 3 big valve head, ported and polished
  16. Performance Magnecor HT lead set
  17. Hybrid T3 Turbo with 360 thrust bearing, cut back blades, Escort Cosworth compressor wheel
  18. Escort RST gearbox with LSD
  19. AP racing paddle clutch
  20. Bailey Motorsport piston dump valve
  21. Customised loom
  22. Escort RS Turbo Radiator
  23. Kenlowe slimline fan
  24. Uprated fuel pump
  25. Petrol tank modified to house swirl pot
  26. Cossie 2wd intercooler with ends modified to accept incoming pipes
  27. Samco Boost Hoses
  28. Samco Water Hoses
  29. Fusion Fabrication Swirl Pot (stainless steel)
  30. Fusion Fabrication Oil breather system (stainless steel)
  31. Fusion Fabrication one-off header tank (stainless steel)
  32. Fusion Fabrication one-off wash-wipe bottle (stainless steel)
  33. Fusion Fabrication bonnet release catch cover (stainless steel)
  34. Fusion Fabrication throttle cable bracket (stainless steel)
  35. Fusion Fabrication Fuel regulator bracket (stainless steel)
  36. Fusion Fabrication Cambelt cover (stainless steel)
  37. Fusion Fabrication coil cover and bracket (stainless steel)
  38. Mirage brake reservoir cover (stainless steel)
  39. AS Oil cap (chrome)
  40. Colour coded rocker cover
  41. One-off full Scorpion stainless steel exhaust with 4” tailpipe
  42. Flamer kit
  43. Battery re-located to boot floor


  1. Strengthened inner wings and front slam panel.
  2. Slam panel modified for radiator fitment and 2wd Cossie Intercooler fitment
  3. Spax top adjustable front shocks with 7” 300lb Leda springs
  4. Avo top adjustable rear shocks with uprated stiffened Leda springs
  5. Powerflex anti-roll bar bushes
  6. OMP front strut brace chromed
  7. Fusion Fabrication 52mm stainless steel rear strut bar


  1. S2 Escort RS Turbo alloys – diamond cut with colour coded detailing
  2. Toyo T1 Proxy’s – 195/45/15


  1. Interior completely stripped, rubbed down and painted
  2. Dashboard removed
  3. Stainless steel doorcards and rear inner quarters
  4. Custom centre console holding engine switches etc
  5. Sparco Corsa bucket seat with custom subframes
  6. Sparco 4 point harnesses
  7. Complete rollcage consisting of hoop over the top, rear cross bar and strut bar, A pillar bars, door bars and bars around front windscreen. All in 52mm Stainless Steel
  8. Manual switches for fuel pump, flamer kit etc
  9. Electric window and central locking Conversion
  10. Sparco Alloy pedals
  11. 52mm Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Boost Gauge
  12. 52mm Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Water Temp Gauge
  13. 52mm Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Oil Temp Gauge
  14. 52mm Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Oil Pressure Guage
  15. 52mm Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Air/Fuel ratio Guage
  16. 52mm Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Voltmeter
  17. 52mm Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Fuel Level Gauge
  18. 52mm outside air temp (digital)
  19. 5" Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite Tacho
  20. 3 3/8" Autometer Pro-Comp Ultra Lite 160mph speedo

What Happened to it?

Chris sold off some of the parts seperately and finally the car, it appeared again a year or so later, now fitted with a naturally aspirated CVH.

Page Last Updated: Monday 18th of June 2018