Hammond drives the Escort Mexico
Richard drives one of Essex’s finest old girls - the legend that is the Escort Mexico MkI
Posted: 21 Sep 2011
The rear end can be prodded into scampering about, chasing the front through corners like a giddy terrier after a cat. It feels small, incredibly so, and biddable, willing to bend to your idea of where you should be going next. After all, there must be something special about the MkI Escort: it became a best-selling road car and one of the most successful rally cars of all time. It's still a sought-after tool today among amateur rallyists.