Model: 1983 Sierra 1.6
Max Speed: 101mph
0-60: 12.5 Seconds
Engine: 1593cc four cylinder
Ford's startling new show car is far more than pretty sheetmetal and a fascinating cabin. Its basic shape is that of the dramatic new hatchback Cortina that Ford will release next year. It also embodies revolutionary aerodynamic techniques that will transform the efficiency and appeal of all other production Fords by the end of the decade
The Flogging of the Sierra : Can Ford's Sierra, so clearly superior to their hugely popular Cortina, follow the old car's winning act?
This impressive £10,000, 130mph Ford Sierra XR4i has much more to do than merely look good and go fast. It must breathe more life into the whole jaded Sierra sales scene
Alfa Romeo GTV6 v Audi Coupe Fi v Ford XR4i
Crosswinds it did not like, but our Sierra 1.6L was cheap to run and never let us down
Ford and BMW both have serious European Championship saloon car racing aspirations for 1987. The Sierra RS Cosworth and the BMW M3 are the weapons they will use. What kind of car does the customer get?