The car was offered at auction with only 24,961 miles on it, according to Silverstone Auctions.
Ford Escorts were manufactured in Europe from 1968 until 2000, while the North American version went out of production in 2003. Auctioneers had expected the car to sell for 100,000 pounds.
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