Hyundai Coupe RD Evo 2 (1998)
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1997: Hyundai Coupe RD
1999: Hyundai Coupe RD Evo 2

Also called Hyundai Tiburon RD Evo 2
In WRC 1998: see video

Service manual

Specifications

Group/Class A/7 Homologation number: A 5571 (09/02 VK)
Years active 1998 - 1999 Homologation start: 1/8/1998
Homologation end: 31/12/2004
Engine
Type Beta G4GF, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse
Capacity 1973.2 cc WRC: 1973.2 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 82.0 x 93.4
Compression ratio 13.0:1
Output power - torgue 265 HP / 7700 rpm 25.4 kgm (250 Nm) / 7100 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 57mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 146.5mm, big end bearing diameter 48mm
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total. 32mm inlet valves diameter, 27.5mm exhaust valves diameter. 25.5o angle between inlet valves axis and vertical, 0o angle between exhaust valves axis and vertical
Aspiration natural, with Hyundai Pectel MPI multipoint electronic fuel injection.
1999+: Catalytic converter and intake restrictor (Homologation 19/09VO) fitted
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled
Lubrication system wet sump
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 5 speed manual or X-trac 6-speed sequential gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.308/1 (43/13)
2nd: 1.950/1 (39/20)
3rd: 1.393/1 (39/28)
4th: 1.061/1 (35/33)
5th: 0.837/1 (36/43)
R: 3.250/1 (12/29/39)
1st: 2.733/1 (41/15)
2nd: 2.053/1 (39/19)
3rd: 1.727/1 (38/22)
4th: 1.444/1 (39/27)
5th: 1.241/1 (36/29)
R: 3.250/1 (12/29/39)
1st: 2.571/1 (36/14)
2nd: 1.941/1 (33/17)
3rd: 1.579/1 (30/19)
4th: 1.348/1 (31/23)
5th: 1.217/1 (28/23)
6th: 1.115/1 (29/26)
R: 1.000/1
1st: 2.833/1 (34/12)
2nd: 2.188/1 (35/16)
3rd: 1.778/1 (32/18)
4th: 1.500/1 (30/20)
5th: 1.318/1 (29/22)
6th: 1.182/1 (26/22)
R: 1.000/1
Diffrential ratio 3.842/1 (73/19), 4.055/1 (73/18). 4.333/1 to 4.833/1(52-58/12), 4.154/1 to 4.538/1 (54-59/13), 3.714/1 to 4.143/1 (52-58/14), 4.000/1 (52/13), 3.923/1 (51/13), 3.667/1 to 3.800/1 (55-57/15).
1999+: 4.818/1 (53/11), 4.667/1 (56/12), 4.545/1 (50/11), 4.364/1 (48/11), 4.167/1 (50/12), 3.769/1 (49/13), 3.583/1 (43/12), 3.429/1 (48/14)
helical gears limited slip front differential
Clutch dry carbon double disk
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque RD chassis with roll-cage. Front/rear steel subframes. 3 door coupe steel bodyshell with steel extended wheel arches and polypropylene/TPD bumpers
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower L wishbones, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers, and cabin adjustable antiroll bar with 25.4-40mm diameter
Rear suspension mac pherson strut with 2 lower transverse and 1 longitudinal links, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers, and cabin adjustable antiroll bar with 15-38mm diameter
Steering system rack and pinion with hydraulic power assistance
Brakes front/rear ventilated disks with 248-355mm disk diameter and 2/4/6 aluminium piston calipers.
Gravel: front/rear 304/277mm.
Tarmac: front/rear 355/277mm
dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.340 m (170.9") width: 1.770 m (69.7") height: 1.313 m (51.7")
wheelbase: 2.475 m (97.4") front track: 1.465 m (57.7") rear track: 1.450 m (57.1")
Rims - tires 7 x 15" - 16"
Weight 950 kg. 2000+: 1000kg
Weight/power 3.6 kg/HP
Fuel tank 70 lt

Results in WRC

Statistics

1998 1999 2000 2001-2002 2003 Total
Works
Races 1 10/(5) 11/(5)
Entries/finishes 1/1 20/11 21/12 (54.5%)
Others
Races/(F2 wins) 3/(1) 1 4/(1)
Entries/finishes 3/2 1/0 4/2 (50%)
Total WRC results
Races/(F2 wins) 1 10/(5) 3/(1) 1 15/(6)
Entries/finishes 1/1 20/11 3/2 1/0 25/14 (56%)

Races

Works team: Hyundai Motor Sport

Season

F2 classification noted in brackets
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE KEN POR ESP TdC ARG GRE N.Z FIN S.R AUS RAC
Kenneth Eriksson
Staffan Parmander
works 20th (3rd)
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 1/1 1/1

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Kenneth Eriksson in New Zealand 1998
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