"OK, we've said it before. But the Sierra Cosworth RS500 must be the most genuinely super saloon that Ford has ever produced. Interestingly, this quintessentially Dagenham-bred saloon was pieced together in Ford's factory in Genk, Belgium. Strange, really, because nothing "
The John Pope Special
This monstrous mutant is something to behold. We suppose it was a nice idea. Take a dinged up DBS Vantage V8, strip off the body and replace it with a bulging piece of Bedford steel. Add a hi-spinning turbo to each bank of cylinders, so that the engine produces close to 900 HP.
There you have it – an ugly-beautiful, howling monster conceived as if on Dr Frankenstein’s slab.
The car competed in something called, apparently, the Tricentrol Super Saloon Championships in the mid seventies and is now for sale, fully road legal.
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