1988 Ford Escort RS Turbo

The RS Turbo Story

Our 1988 Ford Escort RS Turbo has had quite the interesting back story. Originally from the sunny south of France, it was picked up and

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Friday Snapshot

Ford Escort RS Turbo Photoshoot On Monday shot the 1988 Ford Escort RS Turbo with our friend and talented model, Carnell Cook at Bentwaters. We

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Lorry Design – Apex Signs

Our new lorry has had an eventful week already! At the weekend it got thoroughly detailed before Harvey from Apex Signs applied the vinyl graphics.

Now our lorry has our logo applied on both signs and competition imagery on the back, we can spread the Bridge word whilst on the move! Our lorry is integral to the functioning of our business as it delivers and drops off all of our competition cars, cars sold and new cars that we acquire.

Kitted out with a single bed in the cabin, it means it’s ready for wherever our winners or clients may be. Mauro, one of our skilled technicians also doubles as our lorry driver as he comes from an experienced HGV background.

The first job for our lorry was to delivery our 1988 Ford Escort RS Turbo to Anglia Classic Car Auctions in Kings Lynn. If you like the look of our RS Turbo and want it to be yours, make sure you get your bids in!

Later that day, Mauro and Ellie headed over to Glevering Mill to shoot our 1958 Jensen 541R. If you’re interested in buying our classic Jensen, you can find it here.

Behind The Scenes: Ford Escort RS Turbo

A while back we shot some stunning photos of our lovely 1988 Ford Escort RS Turbo with model Carnell (@carnage_kicks).

Using a smoke granade to create an artistic approach, we spent the afternoon shooting a series of interesting portraits with the car as well as capturing our standard shots.

This car is currently up for sale, you can see more here.

The RS Turbo Story

Our 1988 Ford Escort RS Turbo has had quite the interesting back story.

Originally from the sunny south of France, it was picked up and restored by its second owner Sean Swift who also bought the white escort pictured below but found it was in such a poor condition that restoring it would leave him at a loss.

Sean then brought them back to the UK where he started his beautiful renovation of the grey RS Turbo which made its way to us, with very few miles on the clock.

Unsurprisingly we’ve had multiple offers from the team to run it in…

This is how the RS used to look before is renovation:

And this is how it looks now, after Sean’s clever handiwork and a photoshoot with our marketing team:

Friday Snapshot

Ford Escort RS Turbo Photoshoot

On Monday shot the 1988 Ford Escort RS Turbo with our friend and talented model, Carnell Cook at Bentwaters. We were incredibly lucky with the weather as it managed to stay dry and clear throughout the afternoon and with the addition of some artistic smoke grenades, our marketing team shot some stunning visuals. You’ll begin to see the photos and videos appear throughout our social media pages.

New Mustang In The Stable

This beautiful 5 litre 2015 Mustang GT is the newest addition to our Hanger storage collection. We’re looking after this customers car for the winter so it’ll be tucked away as part of our storage services. It really is a stunning modern car.

New Arrivals

This week we’ve welcomed a selection of new vehicles into the Bridge Classic Car family including the 1974 Lime Green VW Beetle, the 1994 Land Rover Range Rover TDI, our new Mercedes transportation lorry and an original Chevron B-20. The Range Rover and Beetle are set to be competition cars however we are yet to decide the fate of our exciting and rare Chevron.

Competition Winner Delivery

This week we also delivered the Triumph TR4 to the lucky winner Adrian Harcus and wife, Aileen, in Aberdeen. We’re excited to see what plans they have for their new TR4!

Chrome parts and guest cars

Our friend and trust chrome specialist visited Bridge Classics HQ today to drop off some beautifully crafted chrome pieces for our recent blue Jaguar E-Type series 3. Tony Wyatt from his self titled polishing company works on providing us with the best and shiniest chrome parts for our restorations. Today when we arrived, we came in his stunning 3 litre Rover which itself has his handiwork on the front.