Ford RS200 Evolution 2 (1987)
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1986: Ford RS200
1987: Ford RS200-2

Specifications

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Group/Class B/12 Homologation number: B 280 (06/01 ES)
Years active - Homologation start: 1/12/1986
Engine
Type cosworth BDT-E, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke located middle longitudinal
Capacity 2137 cc WRC: x 1.4 = 2992 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 5 of 54mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 132.8mm, 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, 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 (hight temperature steel turbine 70mm diameter, aluminium compressor 76mm diameter) with 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 differentials 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 1180 kg
Weight/power 2.0 kg/HP
Fuel tank 105 or 74 + 42 = 116 lt

Results in WRC

Due to canceling group B cars in 1987, Ford RS200 evolution 2 never raced an event in WRC. It participated in some races in rallycross, and in Pikes Peak hillclimb.
In the time it was made, it acheived a guiness record of acceleration at 0-100km/h in 3.07"

CAD drawing

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