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  Ford Escort RS1600
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1970 - 1974
Numbers built:974
Source:Company press release
Last updated:July 04, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,599 cc / 97.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 81.0 mm (3.2 in) / 77.6 mm (3.1 in)
Compression 10.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 120 bhp / 90 KW @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 152 Nm / 112 ft lbs @ 4,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 75 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension McPherson struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, radius arms, semi-elliptic leaf springs
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs front, drums rear
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 785 kilo / 1,731 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,975 mm (156.5 in) / 1,568 mm (61.7 in) / 1,384 mm (54.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,295 mm (51 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.15 bhp / kg
Top Speed 182 km/h (113 mph)
0-60 mph 8.7 s

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