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1981 Ford Capri III 2.8i Specs

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Quick Facts

Price (when new): 9194

Build Start: 1981

Last on sale: 1987

Body Style:

Drive System:

And so the end of a legend, with the final genuinely exciting Capris. With its market dominance threatened by the growth of the hot hatch and sales on the slide, Ford needed to do something to revitalise the Capri. The adoption of the 2792cc ‘Cologne’ V6 engine in 1981 for the 2.8i did just that, giving the breed back some of the vigour it had possessed in its earlier days, with 130mph possible from 160 horses. Best of all was the special edition 280, the last Capri of ‘em all. Available only in Brooklands Green, a mere 1038 were made.

Information from Octane Magazine.
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Specifications

General
1981
1987
Capri mk3
Dimensions
1230kg
2563mm
1699mm
1346mm
4440mm
Body Details
Coupe
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Performance
7.9s
2
131mph
163lb/ft
160bhp
Fuel Consump.
21mpg
Prices
€9194
€575
€1725
€3450
€6900

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