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Vehicle Details for Mark 1 Ford Fiesta VLJ* *X

The vehicle information for this Fiesta was kindly contributed by David Matthews.

Original Vehicle Spec

Registration VLJ* *X
Vehicle Type Convertible
Vehicle Builder Crayford
Mark 1
Model S
Fuel Petrol
Engine Size 1.3
Gearbox Type 4spd Manual
Year 1982
Country of registration Mainland UK
Place of registration Bournemouth
Colour Red
Current Status Unknown

Featured on 1982 F. English sales brochure. Finished with Carla trim.

Additional Information

Below: This is a Crayford built Fly with the 1982 specification 1.3S 13”x 5j steel wheels—Carla trim and section bumpers. Used in the early spring 1982 first F. English Sales Brochure along with the 1.1 Nordic Blue DTR87W on the same brochure of which the whereabouts is not known.

Below: Seen at the Stoneleigh Town & Country festival on the Ford New Car Stand, note the S detail and the special wheels as per the 1.3 on the NEC stand in 1982. Photo courtesy of the Crayford Car Club

Below: The current owner has had the car for 24 years - here the car is seen at a show in 2012.

Below: Here is the F. English sales brochure car built by CRAYFORD and fully restored . Also fitted with English’s register plates. Early 1.3 S and original CRAYFORD badge. Castle Combe day.