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Ford Escort RS Cosworth
Debut Series Matchbox 1-75
Produced 1994-2000
Number MB252
Scale 1:57


One of the most Iconic Fords of the 1990s, the Ford Escort RS Cosworth was the rally version of the Ford Escort hatchback. The Ford Escort RS Cosworth was prominent in WRC Rally events throughout the '90s and retains a strong following to this day.


This model of a Ford Escort RS Cosworth has been issued in the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color/ Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel/ Type Toy Number(s) Country Notes / Variations Photo


1-75 White MOBIL 1, MICHELIN, 5 White / Plastic Clear Blue Gold Chrome 6-Spoke Half Moon - 01757cf.jpg Thailand



Ford Escort RS Cosworth (1994-95).jpg
1995 Wheel (94 Chrome).jpg China 015A - 1995 1-75.jpg
Blue / Plastic White Wheel (94 Chrome).jpg Image Not Available.jpg
N/A 1996 5-Pack:


White Orange stripes, black spatter, 23, Ford White / Plastic Clear Blue Wheel (94 Chrome).jpg China USA only 015G - 1996 5-Pack USA.jpg
MB52 1996 1-75 Maroon Lime and white tampo Maroon / Plastic Smoke Light Gray Wheel (94 Chrome).jpg China Ford Escort RS Cosworth (1996).jpg
1997 Split5spoke.jpg 015B - 1997 1-75.jpg
N/A 1996 5 Pack: City Life Red 5, Yellow splash tampo Red / Plastic Clear Light Gray Wheel (94 Chrome).jpg China ROW only Matchbox RS cosworth 96.jpg
MB52 1997 1-75 Black 1, Yellow and white tampo Black / Plastic Clear Light Gray Split5spoke.jpg China Ford Escort RS Cosworth (1997).jpg
#52 1997 75 Challenge Gold - Black / Plastic Clear Black Wheel (94 Chrome).jpg China ´015-OVP-1997-75Ch.jpg
MB15 (UK) 2000 1-75:  Union Jack 5/5 White Union Jack tampo White / Plastic Smoke Dark Blue Split5spoke.jpg 96083 China UK Editing Ford Escort RS Cosworth (2000 UK).jpg