Ford RS200 group B (1986)
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1986: Ford RS200
1987: Ford RS200-2

Chassis numbers

Specifications

Group/Class B/12 Homologation number: B 280
Years active 1986 Homologation start: 1/2/1986
Engine
Type BDT, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located centrally longitudinal at 23o
Capacity 1803.5 cc WRC: x 1.4 = 2525 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 86.0 x 77.62
Compression ratio 7.2:1
Output power - torgue 410 - 450 HP / 8000 rpm 49.8 kgm (489 Nm) / 5500 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 54mm diameter connecting rod length between axis 132.84mm, big end bearing internal diameter 52.9mm
Materials block: aluminium alloy cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves 2 overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total. 34.67mm inlet valve max diameter, 30.61mm exhaust valve max diameter. 20o angle between inlet valve axis and vertical, 20o angle between exhaust valve axis and vertical
Aspiration Garrett T03 turbocharger (hight temperature steel turbine 65mm diameter, aluminium compressor 76mm diameter) with air/air intercooler, Bosch motronic multipoint electronic fuel injection pressure: 1.6 bar
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled
Lubrication system dry sump with 3 oil pumps
Transmission
Type four wheel drive 5 speed gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 2.692/1 (35/13)
2nd: 1.824/1 (31/17)
3rd: 1.318/1 (29/22)
4th: 1.043/1 (24/23)
5th: 0.786/1 (22/28)
R: 3.083/1 (37/12)
1st: 3.091/1 (34/11)
2nd: 2.143/1 (30/14)
3rd: 1.687/1 (27/16)
4th: 1.368/1 26/19)
5th: 1.140/1 (24/21)
R: 3.083 (37/12)
Diffrential ratio front/rear: 4.375/1 (35/8).
Transfer box: 0.864/1 (19/22) or 1.043/1 (24/23) or 1.158/1 (22/19) or 1.278/1 (23/18)
ferguson viscous coupling center differential with 37/63 or 50/50 or 0/100 torque distribution. Adjustable viscous coupling front and rear differentials
Clutch AP twin plate paddle clutch with cerrametallic linings, 185mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type Aluminum honeycombe lower chassis with carbon glass aramid composite upper structure and steel roll cage. Front & rear high strength alloy subframes. 2 door coupe plastic composite, carbon glass aramid epoxy composite bodyshell and bonnets, with plastic composite bumpers
Front suspension double wishbones with twin coil springs and twin telescopic dampers, adjustable anti-roll bar
Rear suspension double wishbones with twin coil springs and twin telescopic dampers. Adjustable anti-roll bar and toe control link
Steering system rack and pinion with optional hydraylic power assistance 1.8 turns lock to lock, 17.1/1 or 12/1 or 16.5/1
Brakes ventilated discs front/rear 285/304mm diameter with 4 piston calipers. Twin rotor system with 2 disks 272mm diameter on same construction with 1 piston caliper and 2x2 pads dual circuit (no servo), with mechanical fly-off and hydraulic centre lever acting on separate, mechanically operated rear calipers
Dimensions
length: 4.000 m (157.5") width: 1.785 m (70.3") height: 1.321 m (52.0")
wheelbase: 2.530 m (99.6") front track: 1.502 m (59.1") rear track: 1.497 m (58.9")
Rims - tires 6" - 8" (8 3/4" or 11" optional) x 16" Pirelli 245/40/16 (dry Monte Carlo), 225/50VR-16
Weight 1050 kg
Weight/power 2.4 kg/HP
Fuel tank 105 or 74 + 42 = 116 lt

Results in WRC

Statistics

1986 Total
Total works WRC results
Races /wins 4 4
Entries/finishes 11/2 11/2 (18.2%)
Total points 14 14
(3.500 per race) )
(1.273 per entry)

Races

Works team: Ford Motor Co
Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN TdC GRE NZ ARG FIN (CdI) SR RAC (Oly)
Stig Blomqvist
Bruno Berglund
works eng ine with drawn acci dent tur bo
Kalle Grundel
Benny Melander
works 3rd with drawn wheel studs 5th
Joaquim Santos
Miguel Oliveira
works acci dent*
Mark Lovell
Roger Freeman
works fire
Stig Andervang
Dave West
works acci dent
Total points
()
14 8 6
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 11/2 2/1 3/0 2/0 4/1

*See the video1, video2


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