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Ford Escort
Debut Series New Castings
Produced 1983 - 1985
Designer Larry Wood
Number 3288
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Description

In 1983, Hot Wheels debuted the Ford Escort, a replica of the European Ford Escort XR3. To those in North America, the Escort was something new, but in Europe the Escort name had been around since 1968, and by the early '80s the XR3 was in its third generation.

Versions

The Ford Escort has come out in the following versions:

Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
1983 New Castings Black Orange stripe "XR3" Unpainted / Metal Clear Black BW 3288 Malaysia Fordescortblack.JPG
1983 New Castings Black Brown stripe Unpainted / Metal Clear Black BW 3288 France Fordescortblackfrance.JPG
1983 International Black Gold stripe Unpainted / Metal Clear Black BW 3288 France 1983 Ford Escort gold stripe France BP.jpg
1983 Black None Unpainted / Metal Clear Black BW 3288 France Hot wheels black Escort-0.jpg
1984 Mainline Yellow Red, Blue, White "ESCORT G.T." Unpainted / Metal Clear Black BW 3288 Malaysia Fordescortyellow.JPG
1985 Lemon Yellow Larger 'Escort G.T.' tampo BW Mexico Image Not Available.jpg
1985 Red 'Escort G.T.' tampo BW Mexico IMG 20140623 222015.jpg
1985 White 'Escort G.T.' tampo BW Mexico Image Not Available.jpg
Robin Egg Blue None Unpainted /

Metal

Clear Black BW India Scarce finish: most Indian-made Escorts are other colours and have tampos IMG 7639.JPG


Gallery

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