Ford Capri Mk I RS3100 group 4 (1974)
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Specifications

250 units built
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Homologation number: 1660
Homologation start: 1/4/1974

Street engine
Ford Essex 3.1, V6 (60o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3098cc, 95.25 x 72.42 mm
cast iron block and heads
single camshaft with overhead valves (OHV), located between banks, 2 valves / cyl - 12 valves total. 41.1mm inlet valve diameter, 37mm exhaust valve diameter
Firing order : 1-4-2-5-3-6 (Even Firing)
water cooled
wet sump

Ford Essex GAA, V6 (60o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3412cc, 100.0 x 72.42 mm
10.0:1
440 bhp / 328 KW @ 8750 rpm
330 ft/lb @ 7000 rpm
cast iron block, aluminium alloy heads
2 x overhead camshafts per bank (DOHV), 4 valves / cyl - 24 valves total
aspiration, natural with Lucas Mk II mechanical fuel injection
Firing order : 1-4-2-5-3-6 (Even Firing)
water cooled
dry sump

ZF or Getrag 5 speed Manual gearbox
Atlas heavy duty rear axle
ZF limited slip rear differential
steel monocoque chassis, Strengthened steel RS bodyshell with front & rear wings replaced by fibreglass extensions flared & rivetted into body
Front suspension McPherson struts, lower wishbones, Bilstein shock absorbers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, Bilstein shock absorbers
rack-and-pinion steering
discs, all-round
Length 4,250 mm (167.3 in)
Width 1,640 mm (64.6 in)
Height 1,263 mm (49.7 in)
Wheelbase 2,560 mm (100.8 in)
Track (fr/r) 1,327 mm (52.2 in) / 1,352 mm (53.2 in)
wheels, front 10x13", rear 16x13"
1040kg


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Monza Spa Nurb Imola Le Man Zeltweg Watkins Glen Le Castellet Brands Hatch Kyalami
Team 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 6h 1000km 1000km 6h
Ford #72, lost wheel #22, 5th
Ford #73, 11th
Total points
6
6
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 3/2 2/1 1/1
Driver Team entries and car number
Ford
Jochen Mass 72 22
Niki Lauda 72
Dieter Glemser 73
Toine Hezemans 73 22

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Engines

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Ford GAA engine
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