Ford RS200 group B (1986)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

200 units built
Group/Class B/12 Homologation number: B280
Years active 1986 Homologation start: 1/2/1986
Homologation end: 31/12/1991
Engine
Type Ford Cosworth BDT, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located centrally longitudinal with 23o inclination to drivers side (LHD)
Capacity 1803.5 cc WRC: x 1.4 = 2525 cc
1988: x 1.7 = 3066 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 forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 54mm diameter connecting rod length between axis 132.84mm, big end bearing tunnel diameter 52.9mm
Materials block: aluminium alloy cylinderhead: cross flow aluminium alloy with hemispherical combustion chambers
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 (11 blades steel turbine 56.62/65mm in/out diameter, 14 blades aluminium compressor 52.78/76mm in/out diameter) with air/air intercooler located transversly in the roof behind driver, Ford/Bosch EEC IV multipoint electronic fuel injection pressure: 1.6 bar
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, fan and thermostat
Lubrication system dry sump with 3 stage oil pump
Transmission
Type four wheel drive 5 speed manual 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).
Center differential: 1.043/1 (24/23), 0.864/1 (19/22), 1.158/1 (22/19), 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 unequal 'A' wishbones with twin coil springs and twin telescopic dampers, adjustable anti-roll bar
Rear suspension double unequal 'A' 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, 12/1, 16.5/1 ratio
Brakes Front/rear ventilated discs 285mm diameter with 4 aluminium piston calipers 41.3mm diameter. Front/rear ventilated discs 304mm diameter with 4 aluminium piston calipers 38+41.3mm diameter (1 piston pair 38mm+1 piston pair 41.3mm). Front/rear twin rotor system with 2 solid discs 271.5mm diameter and 1 aluminium piston caliper 44.45mm diameter with 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
Fuel tank 105, 74 + 42 = 116 lt

Evolution 06/01 ES, 1/12/1986

Engine
Type Ford Cosworth BDT-E, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located centrally longitudinal with 23o inclination to drivers side (LHD)
Capacity 2137.5 cc WRC: x 1.4 = 2992.5 cc
1988: x 1.7 = 3634 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 90.0 x 84.0
Compression ratio 7.2:1
Output power - torgue 580 HP (- 750 HP) / 8000 rpm 49.8 kgm (542 Nm) / 5500 rpm
Main bearings forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 54mm diameter connecting rod length between axis 132.84mm, big end bearing tunnel diameter 52.9mm
Materials block: aluminium alloy cylinderhead: cross flow aluminium alloy with hemispherical combustion chambers
Cams/valves 2 overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total, 36mm inlet valve max diameter, 32mm exhaust valve max diameter. 20o angle between inlet valve axis and vertical, 20o angle between exhaust valve axis and vertical
Aspiration Garrett TR3 turbocharger (11 blades steel turbine 61/70mm in/out diameter, 14 blades aluminium compressor 59/76.1mm in/out diameter) with intercooler, Ford/Bosch EEC IV multipoint electronic fuel injection pressure: 1.6 bar
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, fan and thermostat
Lubrication system dry sump with 3 stage oil pump

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
SFACXXBJ2CED00014
works eng ine with drawn
Stig Blomqvist
Bruno Berglund
SFACXXBJ2CED00065
works acci dent tur bo
Kalle Grundel
Benny Melander
SFACXXBJ2CED00015
works 3rd with drawn wheel studs 5th
Kalle Grundel
Benny Melander
SFACXXBJ2CED00064
works wheel studs 5th
Joaquim Santos
Miguel Oliveira
SFACXXBJ2CED00006
works acci dent
Mark Lovell
Roger Freeman
SFACXXBJ2CED00062
works fire
Stig Andervang
Dave West
SFACXXBJ2CED00061
works acci dent
Total points
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14 8 6
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 11/2 2/1 3/0 2/0 4/1

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