At its introduction in 1982, the Sierra’s revolutionary new shape proved a touch more divisive than Ford had anticipated and some serious marketing became a priority, so it was the obvious choice to become the platform for Ford’s new competition aspirations in conjunction with Cosworth.
It fitted the requirements well as it was rear-wheel drive, had good aerodynamics, albeit being prone to lift at high speeds and was available as a three-door. The new body kit and rear spoiler would sort out the lift issues but, more importantly, Ford still needed to build 5,000 units for homologation, somewhat worrying when the company’s initial approach to the dealer network came back with an estimate that suggested they could sell around 1,500 units!
The eventual sales record is, of course, history. Ford went on to sell 5,545 three-door cars including the RS500, of which only 500 were built, and the Cosworth engine also found its way into nearly 30,000 Ford Sierra Saloons (Cosworth 3dr, Sapphire 2wd, and 4wd).
Ford has more than fulfilled its motorsport aspirations with the Sierra RS Cosworth! He won three titles, 29 victories in the DTM, nine victories in the European Touring Car Championship and six victories in the World Cup… not to mention the rally success!
This special Sierra RS Cosworth in Diamond Whilte from 1987 has only 6,235 KM on the odometer!
The word “Original” is often misused, but is really the key word here and completely appropriate in this case. The paint of the car is 100% factory paint, the interior shows no signs of wear, the seats are immaculate. The 4 keys to the car are still tied together the way they left the factory. Under the car, the factory stickers as well as various factory markings can be found in various places!
Could this be the lowest mileage Sierra Cosworth in fully original factory condition? Don’t miss this opportunity to own the holy grail Sierra Cosworth!