The Sapphire is probably best known to be the Cosworth-badged Sierra that introduced the option of 4WD into the equation, homologated in this spec in order for Ford to win even more rallies in its equivalent string of supersuccessful rally cars. So why has Jason opted for an example that merely powers the rear wheels?
“To me, the 2WD cars are a lot more fun and a lot more about the driver. My car loves firstand second-gear acceleration, whereas all the 4x4 versions I’ve driven throughout the years feel like a little delicate under load. I guess I just like living on the edge and that’s what this car is all about…”