1998: Seat Cordoba I WRC1998
1999: Seat Cordoba I WRC1999
2000: Seat Cordoba I WRC2000
|Group/Class||A/8||Homologation number: A 5586 (02/01 WR)|
|Years active||1998 - 1999||Homologation start: 1/4/1998
Homologation end: 31/12/2011
|Type||VW R4 EA827, code AFT, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine||located front transverse|
|Capacity||1995.4 cc||WRC: x 1.7 = 3392.2 cc|
|Bore x Stroke (mm)||83.0 x 92.2|
|Output power - torgue||300 HP / 5300 rpm||48.0 kgm (471 Nm) / 3500 rpm|
|Main bearings||5 of 54mm diameter||connecting rod length 162.5mm, big end bearing diameter 50.6mm|
|Materials||block: steel||cylinderhead: cast aluminium|
|Cams/valves||dual overhead camshaft (DOHC), belt driven||4 valves/cyl. (V at 25o) - 16 valves total|
|Aspiration||Garrett Allied Signal TR30R turbocharger (see below) with air/air intercooler, 34mm turbo restrictor and catalytic converter fitted. Magneti Marelli MR3 multi point electronic fuel injection|
|Ignition||Magneti Marelli MR3 electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2|
|Lubrication system||oil cooler|
|Type||four wheel drive||Hewland/Prodrive/Seat 6-speed sequential|
|Gearbox ratios||1st: 2.923/1 (38/13)
2nd: 2.133/1 (32/15)
3rd: 1.667/1 (30/18)
4th: 1.333/1 (24/18)
5th: 1.083/1 (26/24)
6th: 0.889/1 (27/24)
|Diffrential ratio||Front differential 4.583/1 (55/12), all gears combinations from 50 to 65/11, all gears combinations from 50 to 65/12, all gear combinations from 50 to 65/13. Trasfer box 0.393/1 (11/28). Rear differential 2.545/1 (28/11)||helical gears epicycloid spag clutch center differential with active/hydro-electronically controlled transfer box and front differential. Limited slip rear differential. 50%-50% F-R torque distribution|
|Clutch||dry carbon triple disk|
|Type||steel monocoque Typ 6K/C chassis of VW A03 platform with roll-cage, front subframe, and rear tubular subframe. 3 door liftback steel bodyshell with steel extended wheel arches, PVC front and rear bumbers and a rear plastic airofoil|
|Front suspension||mac pherson strut with lower wishbones, coil springs and Öhlins gas shock absorbers, cabin adjustable antiroll bar|
|Rear suspension||mac pherson strut with lower wishbones, coil springs and Öhlins gas shock absorbers, cabin adjustable antiroll bar|
|Steering system||rack and pinion|
|Brakes||ventilated disks all around, from 280 to 390mm front and rear disks diameter, with 2/4/6/8/12 piston calipers||dual circuit with 8" servo|
|length: 4.151 m (163.4")||width: 1.770 m (69.7")||height: 1.400 m (55.1")|
|wheelbase: 2.443 m (96.2")||front track: 1.520 m (59.8")||rear track: 1.520 m (59.8")|
|Rims - tires||tarmac: 8" x 18", gravel: 7" x 15"||Pirelli, tarmac: 225x650/18|
Garrett TR30R Turbocharger features
T25 type ball bearing cartridge.
The bearing races are made from M50 material and the retainer from silicon-bronze for high temperature capability.
An air-cooled center housing with turbo speed pickup boss.
Thin wall stainless steel turbine housing with V-Band inlet and outlet and attached with a V-Band.
The turbine housing is shielded with an activated carbon cloth heat shield.
Mar-M 247 turbine wheel material is good up to 1050C/1922F turbine inlet temperature.
The compressor housing is attached to a standard back plate with a V-Band.
Billet 5-axis machined aluminum compressor wheel.
Results in WRC
|Total WRC results|
(1.588 per race)
(0.900 per entry)
Works team: Seat Sport
Harri Rovanperä in New Zealand '99
Information and articles
Article from 4T 345, 6/1999
Article from 4T 334, 7/1998