Vehicle Details for Mark 1 Ford Fiesta AEL6 **Y
The vehicle information for this Fiesta was kindly contributed by David Matthews.
Original Vehicle Spec
|Gearbox Type||4spd Manual|
|Country of registration||Mainland UK|
|Place of registration||Bournemouth|
This car was recently on e-bay, below is part of a photo record of recent restoration.
MK1 XR2 built by F. English, was the subject of a write up in Autocar magazine 25 June 1983, in which the writer states that over 100 have already been built. Steve Alsford apprentice at F. English remembers taking the roof off the 1st MK1 XR2 which was Strato Silver, and being quite nervous as it was the first!. The write up also compares other Cabrio cars of the time.