Seat Ibiza II Kit Car (1996)
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sx0.jpg Development chain
1985: Seat Ibiza I Bimotor
1996: Seat ibiza II Kit Car
1997: Seat Ibiza II Kit Car Evo 2
Development level
Kit car
Group A

In Tour de Corse '96: see video
In rallies: see video1 and video2
On board in tarmac: see video

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Group/Class A/7 Homologation number: A5517 (09/01 VK)
Years active 1996-1997 Homologation start: 1/1/1996
Homologation end: 31/12/2001
Type VW EA827 16V ADL 2.0, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse with 15o rear inclination
Capacity 1984 cc WRC: 1984 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 84.0 x 89.5
Compression ratio 11.8:1
Output power - torgue 250 HP / 7800 rpm 22.4 kgm (220 Nm) / 6500 rpm
Main bearings die-forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 54mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 149mm, big end bearing tunnel diameter 48mm
Materials block: PG grey cast iron, 220mm deck height, 277.8mm height, 88mm bore spacing cylinderhead: cross flow aluminium alloy with hemispherical combustion chambers, 158mm height
Cams/valves dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total. 32.1mm inlet valve diameter, 27.1mm exhaust valve diameter. 25o angle between inlet valve axis and vertical. 0o angle between exhaust valve axis and vertical. 2 coil springs per valve
Aspiration natural, Magneti Marelli MP electronic multipoint fuel injection. 1999+: inlet air restrictor (22/14 VO) and catalytic converter fitted
Ignition transistorized with ignition maps in ECU, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, 315mm-7 blades fan and thermostat 6.2 lt
Lubrication system wet sump with 1 oil cooler 4 lt
Type front wheel drive Hewland HP2000, 6 speed sequential gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.000/1 (36/12)
2nd: 2.429/1 (34/14)
3rd: 2.000/1 (30/15)
4th: 1.706/1 (29/17)
5th: 1.471/1 (25/17)
6th: 1.300/1 (26/20)
R: 2.875/1 (21/7)
1st: 2.692/1 (35/13)
2nd: 2.067/1 (31/15)
3rd: 1.688/1 (27/16)
4th: 1.471/1 (25/17)
5th: 1.333/1 (24/18)
6th: 0.875/1 (20/25)
R: 2.875/1 (46/16)
Diffrential ratio Serie C for sequential gearbox: 4.714/1 (66/14), 4.500/1 (63/14), 4.462/1 (58/13), 4.385/1 (57/13), 4.357/1 (61/14), 4.308/1 (56/13), 4.286/1 (60/14), 4.231/1 (55/13), 4.154/1 (54/13), 4.133/1 (62/15), 4.071/1 (57/14) 4.000/1 (56/14), 3.929/1 (55/14), 3.857/1 (54/14), 3.800/1 (57/15) helical gears limited slip front differential
Clutch dry carbon triple plate
Type steel monocoque Typ 6K1 chassis of VW A3 platform with roll-cage and front steel/aluminium subframe for front suspension and 24 kg steel 45.2 (D50x2 and D40x2) roll cage. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with steel doors/bonnets and PVC front and rear bumpers. Extended steel wheel arches and plastic rear spoiler
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower 'L' wishbone, coil springs, Proflex telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar 18-20-22-24-26-28-30mm diameter
Rear suspension trailing arm with compound link, torsion beam axle, coil spring, Proflex telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar 18-20-22-24-26-28-30mm diameter
Steering system hydraulic power assisted rack and pinion, 1997: electric pump power assistance
Brakes Front ventilated discs 304 to 376mm disc diameter with 4 or 6 or 8 aluminium piston calipers 25.4 to 44.5mm diameter, rear solid or ventilated discs 250 to 285mm diameter with 2 or 4 aluminium piston calipers 25.4 to 44.5mm diameter dual circuit with ATE 9" vacuum servo, adjustable ration split front to rear. Electric pump for water-cooled brake calipers with 1.5 lt water tank capacity
length: 3.813 m (150.1")
1996: 3.860 m (152")
width: 1.770 m (69.7") height: 1.420 m (55.9")
wheelbase: 2.440 m (90.1") front track: 1.606 m (63.2") rear track: 1.608 m (63.3")
Rims - tires 6 x 14" - 15" 185/60 R14"
Weight 960 kg, 2000+: 1000kg
Fuel tank 47 lt

Results in WRC


Works team: Seat Sport


F2 classification noted in brackets
Entry Rally event
Erwin Weber
Manfred Hiemer
works 10th (3rd) 7th (2nd) 11th (7th) 19th (3rd) 12th (1st) 16th (1st) 9th (4th)
Jesús Puras
Carlos del Barrio
works eng ine 5th (1st) eng ine gear box ele ctri cal tran smis sion 15th (4th) acci dent
Antonio Rius
Manuel Casanova
works eng ine clu tch
Mía Bardolet
Joaquim Muntada
works 12th (3rd)
Harri Rovanperä
Juha Repo
works 8th (3rd)
Salvador Cañellas
Xavi Lorza
Catalunya Motor dnf
Works starts/finishes 19/11 2/1 2/2 2/1 2/1 2/1 3/1 3/2 3/2
Others starts/finishes 1/0 1/0

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Jesus Puras in Portugal rally '96
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Harri Rovanperä in San Remo rally '97


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