Peugeot 205 Rally group A (1988)
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1988: Peugeot 205 Rally
1994: Peugeot 106 S1 Rally
1997: Peugeot 106 Rally S20
Development level
Group A
Group N
Production

Specifications

Group A manual
Group/Class Α/5 Homologation number: A 5366
Years active 1988 - 1991 Homologation start: 1/7/1988
Homologation end: 31/12/1999
Engine
Type PSA TU24 Â/K, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse with 6o front inclination
Capacity 1293.55 cc WRC: 1293.55 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 75.0 x 73.2
Compression ratio 11.6:1
Output power - torgue 130 HP / 7600 rpm 13.7 kgm (134 Nm) / 6000 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 60mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 112.3mm, big end internal diameter 48.6mm
Materials block: aluminium alloy 187.4mm height cylinderhead: aluminium alloy 111.1mm height
Cams/valves 1 overhead camshaft (SOHC) belt driven 2 valves/1cyl. - 8 valves total. 39.5mm inlet valve diameter, 31.4mm exhaust valve diameter. 33o angle between valves axis, symmetrical to the vertical direction
Aspiration natural, 2 x Weber 40 DCOM 2 barrel carburetors
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2 with Eyquem FC82LS-2 twin electrode spark plugs, or Champion BN60 single electrode spark plugs
Cooling system watercooled 6.5 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 6.5 lt
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 5 speed MA5 gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.418/1 (41/12)
2nd: 1.950/1 (39/20)
3rd: 1.357/1 (38/28)
4th: 1.054/1 (39/37)
5th: 0.854/1 (35/41)
R: 3.583/1 (43/12)
1st: 3.418/1 (41/12)
2nd: 2.357/1 (33/14)
3rd: 1.800/1 (36/20)
4th: 1.466/1 (44/30)
5th: 1.206/1 (41/34)
R: 3.583/1 (43/12)
Diffrential ratio 4.284/1 (60/14), 4.769/1 (62/12), 4.538/1 (59/13). 4.063/1 (65/16), 3.938/1 (63/16), 3.765/1 (64/17), 3.444/1 (62/18)
1990+: 4.923/1 (64/13)
helical gears 40% limited slip front differential
Clutch dry single disk, 181.5mm diameter
Chassis
Type steel monocoque chassis with roll-cage. Front and rear steel subframes. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with plastic wheel fenders extensions, plastic rear top spoiler and polycarbonate bumpers
Front suspension Mac pherson strut with lower L wishbone, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension trailing arm with torsion bars, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion 2.25 turns lock to lock. 28.1/1, 22.3/1, 19.1/1, 16.7/1, 14.8/1
Brakes front ventilated disks 247mm diameter with 1 aluminium piston caliper, or 256/260/273/290/298/303/315mm diameter with 4 aluminium piston calipers. Rear drums 180mm diameter, or rear solid disks 247/265mm diameter with 1 or 2 aluminium piston calipers dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 3.705 m (145.9 in) width: 1.585 m (62.4 in) height: 1.374m (54.1 in)
wheelbase: 2.420 m (99.3 in) front track: 1.385 m (54.5 in) rear track: 1.325 m (52.2 in)
Rims - tires 5.5" x 13" or 14" Michelin, asphalt 16/53-13, gravel 14/60-14
Weight 785 kg
Weight/power 6.0 kg/HP
Fuel tank 50 lt
Drag coefficient 0.36

Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Peugeot Talbot Sport

Season

A/5 classification noted in brackets
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team (SVE)
Entry list
MC
Entry list
POR
Entry list
KEN TdC GRE (NZ) ARG FIN AUS SR (CdI) RAC
Jean-Marc Ivens
Jean-Marc Macé
12th (1st)
Simon Davison
Chris Wood
Peugeot Sport 23rd
Statistics
Starts/finishes 2/2 1/1 1/1

Article from 4T 269, 2/1993

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