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Thursday 11 July 2019

1980 FORD CAPRI Mk3 3.0S - HISTORICS AUCTIONEERS Brooklands Motor Museum Weybridge, Surrey Saturday 13th July 2019


Brooklands Motor Museum
Weybridge, Surrey
Saturday 13th July 2019

1980 FORD CAPRI Mk3 3.0S
Registration No: KMC 737W
Chassis No: GAECAL050280
Engine No: ALO5028
Estimate: £11,000 - £14,000

Production of the all-new Capri was started a few months before its debut at the 1969 Brussels International Motor Show. The early start to production gave the marketing team at Ford the opportunity to leave examples of its new model parked near the entrance to 150 railway stations and outside prominent buildings. The plan obviously worked as initial sales exceeded the predicted demand by 100%. The Capri bridged the gap between a traditional two-seater sports car and the family saloon. This new eye-catching fastback style car was both new in its looks and offered a wide choice of engines ranging from 1.3 litre to a 3.0 litre V6. The Mk. III version was launched in 1978 and with a facelift which included quad headlights and wrap-around bumpers that offered a more modern shape and improved dynamics which naturally improved the performance and economy. Although the Ghia model was the best seller of its day the 3.0S was and is generally regarded amongst enthusiasts as the most desirable model.
This Capri 3.0S formed part of a private collection and the previous owner was a knowledgeable Ford motor car enthusiast. This Capri presents well in black and the interior benefits from the Carla check fishnet Recaro seats and an RS four-spoke leather steering wheel. As collectables in the classic car market place, interest in the Ford Capri, in all guises, has recently climbed strongly. This rare classic from the ’80s is presented with a V5C registration document and an impressive history file containing receipts for work carried out on the car and previous MoT test certificates. 

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