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Ford Escort RS1600

Model RS1600 looks like one of the common Escort and on its appearance it was impossible to judge of its potential, as in the case of modern winners of the rally, although it was very successful. Ford used Escort Twin Cam 1968 issue for replacement of the Lotus Cortina and competitive version of the model in the same year won the rally of the В«1000 lakesВ» in Finland, as in the following two seasons. In 1970, Ford declared for participation in the competition version of the usual Escort to the engine Cosworth and 16 valves, using reinforced the body of the Twin Cam, negative camber of wheels on the front axle, as well as the lowered and improved leaf springs at the rear. In the model established steel wheel disks of the greater size - 139x330 mm, although many have changed their on magnesium firm Minilite. The engine was based on the cast-iron engine Cortina but with the head of alloys, double Cam, 16-valve and a compression ratio of 10:1. Because of the two carburetor Weber and oil cooler has changed the situation of the battery in the trunk.

Maximum speed:

182 km/h

0-95 km/h:

just 8.3 seconds.

engine Type:

inline 4-cylinder

the working volume of the engine:

1601 cm3


manual 4-speed

the Maximum power:

89 kW at 6500 rpm

the Maximum torque:

152 Nm at 4000 rpm


893 kg


a 7.1 km/l

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