The Ford Escort is a small family car which was manufactured by Ford Europe from 1968 to 2004. The Ford Escort name was also applied to several different small cars produced in North America by Ford between 1981 and 2003.
The Mk II Ford Escort is a cheap, basic, agile little car and a favourite amongst rally drivers. Ken Block even has his own version. The McRae Motorsport Escort Mk 2 was built by DJM Motorsport for Colin McRae.