Ford Escort Mk III RS Turbo group A (1985)
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1968: Ford Escort Mk I Twin Cam
1970: Ford Escort Mk I RS1600
1975: Ford Escort Mk II RS2000
1983: Ford Escort Mk III RS1600i
1985: Ford Escort Mk III RS Turbo
1992: Ford Escort Mk V RS2000
1993: Ford Escort Mk V RS Cosworth
1996: Ford Escort Mk VI RS2000

Specifications

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Homologation number: A5272
Homologation start: 1/6/1985
Homologation end: 31/12/1995

Ford CVH Turbo (Compound Valve angle Hemispherical combustion chamber), straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1598cc, 80.0 x 79.5 mm
cast iron block with 208.6mm deck height, and 91.8mm bore spacing, aluminium alloy head with hemispherical combustion chambers
forged crankshaft with 5 main bearings 60.5mm diameter
connecting rod length between centers 132mm, 48mm big end bearings diameter
forged or pressure cast method manufactured aluminium alloy pistons with 36.85mm compression height
single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2 valves / cyl - 8 valves total
aspiration, 1 x turbocharger with K-jetronic or KE-jetronic multipoint electronic fuel injection. Turbo pressure: 0.5 bar in road version
Ford EEC-IV engine management
water cooled

5 speed manual gearbox
1° 3,15/1
2° 1,91/1
3° 1,27/1
4° 0,95/1
5° 0,76/1
R 3,62/1
final drive, 4,27/1
single plate clutch 218mm diameter
steel monocoque chassis of Ford CE14 platform
length, 4071,6 mm
width, 1638,3 mm
height, 1348,3 mm
wheelbase, 2400 mm
wheels, 6j x 15"
tires, Michelin MXV 195/50 VR 15
950kg


Results in WRC

Races

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE
Entry list
POR KEN TdC GRE N.Z ARG FIN S.R (CdI) RAC
Kyösti Hämäläinen
Esa Virrankilpi
Ford Finland 28th*
Vincent Smalley
Carl-Johan Wolff
40th*
Franz Aman
Egon Meurer
German Junior Team 51st drive shaft
Mark Lovell
Peter Davis
acci dent
John Greenhalgh
David Woods
suspe nsion
Marco Pedemonte
Renzo Casazza
dnf*
Daniele Alberti
Marco Pianetti
dnf*
Giuliano Palmieri
Aldo Lappo
dnf*
Mauro Simontacchi
Mion
dnf*
Bernard Verhack
Daniel Grataloup
54th*
Rob Stoneman
Ken Rees
chassis*
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 4/1 1/1 3/0

*Group N4 entries


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Drawings

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