Nissan Silvia BS110 240RS group B (1983)
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1970: Nissan Fairlady S30 240Z
1974: Nissan Fairlady S30 260Z
1982: Nissan Silvia BS110 Violet GTS
1983: Nissan Silvia BS110 240RS
1985: Nissan Silvia BS110 240RS-2
Development level
Group B
Group 2

In rallies (1983): see video

Specifications

Group/Class B/12 Homologation number: B 233
Years active 1983-1986 Homologation start: 1/1/1983
Engine
Type FJ24 straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinal
Capacity 2340 cc WRC: 2340 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 92.0 x 88.0
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Output power - torgue 240 HP/ 7200 rpm 24.0 kgm (235 Nm) / 6000 rpm
Main bearings 5
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: aluminium
Cams/valves 2 overhead camshafts (DOHC), 72o cam 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total
Aspiration natural, 2 x 50 mm Solex PPH side draft carburettors
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled
Lubrication system dry sump
Transmission
Type rear wheel drive 5 speed gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 2.818/1
2nd: 1.973/1
3rd: 1.470/1
4th: 1.192/1
5th: 1.000/1
Diffrential ratio 4.625/1 hypoid bevel gears, 75% limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry, single disk
Chassis-body
Type Steel monocoque BS110 chassis with roll-cage, 2 door saloon/coupe body with Plastic Panels
Front suspension macpherson struts with lower wishbones, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and antiroll bar
Rear suspension live axle with four links, coil springs and telescopic gas shock absorbers
Steering system worm screw
Brakes front and rear ventilated disks dual circuit with servo
Dimensions
length: 4.300 m (169.3") width: 1.800 m (70.9") height: 1.310 m (51.6")
wheelbase: 2.400 m (94.5") front track: 1.410 m (55.5") rear track: 1.395 m (54.9")
Rims - tires 6" x 14" Dunlop 215/60-14
Weight 970 kg
Weight/power 4.0 kg/HP
Fuel tank

Results in WRC

Statistics

1983 1984 1985 1986 Total
Works
Races /wins 7 7 1 15
Entries/finishes 14/7 16/12 1/1 30/20 (66.7%)
Others
Races/wins +1 +4 8 +4 17
Entries/finishes 6/5 23/13 11/5 14/9 54/32 (59.3%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 8 11 8 5 32
Entries/finishes 20/12 39/25 11/5 15/10 84/52 (61.9%)
Total points 45 58 6 17 126
(3.948 per race)
(1.500 per entry)

Races

Works team: Team Nissan Europe

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C (SVE) POR KEN TdC GRE N.Z ARG FIN S.R (CdI) RAC
Timo Salonen
Seppo Harjanne
works* 14th gear box eng ine gear box 2nd 8th* acci dent
Terry Kaby
Rob Arthur
works 8th
Tony Pond
Rob Arthur
works 6th
Shekhar Mehta
Rob Combes
works* eng ine 6th 4th
Mike Kirkland
Anton Levitan
works* eng ine
Iórgos Moschous
Kóstas Fertakis
works* steer ing
Reg Cook
Wayne Jones
works* 7th
Erkki Pitkänen
Juhani Paalama
Team Nissan Finland 9th
Jayant Shah
Aslam Khan
4th
Manoj Shah
Andy Nagi
19th
Juichi Kojimoto
Peter Tilbury
wheel bearing
Peter Geitel
Mike Wood
12th
Total points
()
45 3 7 5 5 20 5
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 14/7 1/1 2/1 3/0 1/1 3/1 3/3 1/0
Others starts/finishes 6/5 3/2 2/2 1/1

Safari rally: D.T. Dobie / Team Datsun
Acropolis rally: N.I. Theocharakis
New Zealand Rally: Dealer Team Nissan
*Auto Keskus entry


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George Moschous in Acropolis '83
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Timo Salonen in Monte Carlo '84
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