1978 Ford Escort Mk2 Rally Car

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Hey everyone :) This is my entry for the Lugnuts 33rd challenge. If you're looking for the alternate scale, flip through my photostream a few pictures.

Anyways, this is a '78 Escort Mk2, a rally car to be more specific. The Escort is one of the most legendary RWD rally cars ever, popularized by drivers like McRae, Vatanen and Mikkola. The Escort comes in many variants, and alterations for different rally races. This particular version has flared arches, mud flaps, roll cage, and fog lamps inspired by the Escort RS1800.

My main inspiration comes from Lino M's Hillman Imp and Steven Marshall's incredible Fiats. Enjoy one of my most detailed and carefully built MOCs!

JohnDoe297, r a p h y, TheMonkey1415, and 18 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. J0n4th4n D3rk53n 46 months ago | reply

    Holy crapp! Thats awesome!!

  2. Ricecracker. 46 months ago | reply

    That's amazing! I love the simplicity of the stripes, though they add so much to it. The fenders are beautifully built, too.

    Great job, Dylan!

  3. />ylan/>. 46 months ago | reply

    Thanks Ricecracker! You're the first person to notice that they aren't flames :) Everyone thinks they are flames but they're not intended to be :)

  4. r a p h y 46 months ago | reply

    Haha, sue me but I thought they were flames! :O

    Typically Dylan Denton, of course it had to be a rally car :)

  5. />ylan/>. 46 months ago | reply

    ^at least you live in Europe where rally racing actually exsists. In America, rally racing is just some BMX bike nerds doing crazy stunts in their energy-drink sponsored Subies.

  6. bricksonwheels 46 months ago | reply

    I love this Ford! I can imagine Ari Vatanen taking it sideways in the late seventies!

  7. r a p h y 46 months ago | reply

    ^^lol, I actually prefer that :D

  8. Peteris Sprogis 46 months ago | reply

    back in the days leaving this Ford was leaving no mercy to the rivals...
    good build !

  9. Lino M 46 months ago | reply

    Great little rally racer, my man! Your most detailed work yet.

  10. lego911 46 months ago | reply

    I think this looks fantastic!

    I'd like to build one of these at my usual scale sometime.

    911

  11. Firas Abu-Jaber 46 months ago | reply

    Those rear fenders look fantastic! Not to mention the stripes work at the front. One of your best matey.

  12. Aleksander Stein 46 months ago | reply

    Sweet model, and with so many nifty details both on the outside as well as the inside. Brilliant work!

  13. Sangi13 46 months ago | reply

    wow, i love it

  14. />ylan/>. 46 months ago | reply

    Thanks everyone!

  15. chin_pow_tu 36 months ago | reply

    A classic done well.

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