Skoda Octavia I Kit Car (1997)
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1997: Skoda Octavia I Kit Car
1999: Skoda Octavia I WRC1999
2000: Skoda Octavia I WRC2000
2002: Skoda Octavia I WRC2002

In rallies: see video
On board: see video

Specifications

Group/Class A/7 Homologation number: A 5573 (01/01 VK)
Years active 1997 - 1999 Homologation start: 1/9/1997
Homologation end: 31/12/2006
Engine
Type R4 EA827, code AGN, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located at front transversely with 15o front inclination
Capacity 1969.9 cc WRC: 1969.9 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 82.2 x 92.8
Compression ratio 11.5:1
Output power - torgue 250 - 270 HP / 8000 rpm 25.0 kgm (245 Nm) / 6500 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 54mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 144mm, big end bearing diameter 50.6mm
Materials block: grey cast iron 220mm height cylinderhead: aluminium alloy 139.5mm height
Cams/valves dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven with VANOS system for inlet valves 5 valves/cyl. - 20 valves total. 27mm inlet valves diameter (x3), 30mm exhaust valves diameters (x2). 21.65o angle between 2 inlet valves axis and vertical, 14.86o angle between central inlet valve axis and vertical, 20.19o angle betwee exhaust valves and vertical. 1 coil spring per valve
Aspiration natural, Bosch Motronic M3.8.2 or Jenvey multipoint electronic fuel injection
1999+: Catalytic converter and intake restrictor (Homologation 28/20VO and 29/21VO) fitted
Ignition mapped electronic direct ignition with 4 individual single spark coils, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 6 lt
Lubrication system wet sump with 1 oil cooler 5 lt
Transmission
Type front wheel drive Skoda 6-speed sequential
Gearbox ratios 1st: 2.857/1 (40/14)
2nd: 2.111/1 (38/18)
3rd: 1.750/1 (35/20)
4th: 1.500/1 (33/22)
5th: 1.250/1 (30/24)
6th: 1.115/1 (29/26)
R: 2.357/1 (14/12 x 12/33)
1st: 2.692/1 (35/13)
2nd: 2.062/1 (33/16)
3rd: 1.667/1 (30/18)
4th: 1.381/1 (29/21)
5th: 1.182/1 (26/22)
6th: 1.042/1 (25/24)
R: 3.272/1 (36/11)
1st: 2.917/1 (35/12)
2nd: 2.357/1 (33/14)
3rd: 1.933/1 (29/15)
4th: 1.625/1 (26/16)
5th: 1.421/1 (27/19)
6th: 1.263/1 (24/19)
R: 2.692/1 (35/13)
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: 0.888/1 (24/27)
R: 2.562/1 (19/16 x 41/19)
Diffrential ratio 4.235/1 (72/17), 3.294/1 (56/17), 3.467/1 (52/15), 3.474/1 (66/19), 3.500/1 (56/16), 3.563/1 (57/16), 3.611/1 (65/18), 3.647/1 (62/17), 3.667/1 (66/18), 3.722/1 (67/18), 3.733/1 (56/15), 3.867/1 (58/15), 3.882/1 (66/17), 3.933/1 (59/15), 3.941/1 (67/17), 3.944/1 (71/18), 4.000/1 (68/17), 4.067/1 (61/15), 4.071/1 (57/14), 4.188/1 (67/16), 4.214/1 (59/14), 4.250/1 (68/16), 4.313/1 (69/16), 4.385/1 (57/13), 4.533/1 (68/15), 4.538/1 (59/13), 4.600/1 (69/15), 4.667/1 (70/15 or 56/12), 4.692/1 (61/13), 4.833/1 (58/12), 4.917/1 (59/12), 4.929/1 (69/14), 5.000/1 (70/14), 5.071/1 (71/14), 5.083/1 (61/12), 5.385/1 (70/13), 5.417/1 (65/12), 5.462/1 (71/13), 5.538/1 (72/13), 5.636/1 (62/11).
1998+: 4.357/1 to 4.643/1 (61-65/14), and 3.000/1 (51/17), 3.118/1 (53/17), 3.250/1 (52/16), 3.313/1 (53/16), 3.400/1 (51/15), 3.533/1 (53/15), 3.643/1 (51/14), 3.769/1 to 4.231/1 (49-55/13), 4.462/1 (58/13), 4.616/1 (60/13).
1999+: 4.400/1 (66/15), 4.467/1 (67/15), 4.500/1 (63/14), 4.625/1 (74/16), 5.200/1 (78/15), 5.250/1 (63/12), 5.267/1 (79/15), 5.308/1 (69/13)
helical gears limited slip front differential
Clutch dry carbon double disk
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque Typ 1U chassis of VW A4 (PQ34) platform, fully galvanized with roll-cage. Front and rear steel subframes (1999+: tubular). 4 door saloon steel bodyshell with extended steel wheel arches, polypropylene bumpers and rear plastic spoiler
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower L wishbone, coil springs, ProFlex telescopic gas shock absorbers and antiroll bar
Rear suspension trailing torsion beam axle with coil springs, ProFlex telescopic gas shock absorbers and antiroll bar
Steering system rack and pinion with hydraulic power assistance
Brakes ventilated front disks with 280-366mm disk diameter and 4/6 aluminium piston calipers. Ventilated rear disks with 232-304mm disk diameter and 2/4 aluminium piston calipers.
gravel: 280/232mm diameter front/rear with 4/2 piston calipers front/rear,
tarmac: 366/304mm diameter with 6/4 piston calipers front/rear
dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.511 m (177.6") width: 1.770 m (69.7") height: 1.429 m (56.3")
wheelbase: 2.512 m (98.9") front track: 1.585 m (62.4") rear track: 1.585 m (62.4")
Rims - tires gravel: 7" x 15", tarmac: 8" x 18" Michelin, tarmac: Moulded Slicks 20/65-18 XTL (225/40-18)
Weight 960 kg, 2000+: 1000 kg
Weight/power 3.6 - 3.7 kg/HP
Fuel tank 55 lt

Results in WRC

Statistics

1997 1998 2002 Total
Works
Races 2 6 8
Entries/finishes 3/0 7/4 10/4 (40%)
Others
Races/(F2 wins) 1 1
Entries/finishes 1/0 1/0 (0%)
Total WRC results
Races/(F2 wins) 2 6 1 9
Entries/finishes 3/0 7/4 1/0 11/4 (36.4%)

Races

Works team: Skoda Motorsport

Season

F2 classification noted in brackets
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE KEN POR ESP TdC ARG GRE N.Z FIN IND S.R AUS RAC
Pavel Sibera
Petr Gross
works sus pen sion tran smis sion
Emil Triner
Miloš Hůlka
works eng ine
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 3/0 1/0 2/0

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Pavel Sibera in San Remo 1998
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Article from 4T 324, 9/1997

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