You messed up this story a bit.

This car was not a "very mundane road going Escort" from which Ford "threw away everything that actually made it a consumer car, and then replaced all of it with go-faster bits.". This was a standalone, unique platform (or rather: steel tubing with some plastics attached). It had no… » 7/16/14 8:14am 7/16/14 8:14am