When was XR3i released?
When was XR3i released?
The XR3i was first released back in January 1983 and was built in Saarlouis, Germany. Work began in October 1981 and took a little over a year to modify and better the cars original design.
Did Ford make a mk1 RS2000?
The first Ford Escort Mk I rolled off the production line in 1968. Over the next 32 years, more than 4 million Escorts of all generations were made. However, today it is the Escort Mk I RS200 which is perhaps the holy grail to lovers of the Ford blue oval badge.
What engine is in the Ford RS Turbo?
With 130 BHP, the turbocharged 1.6 Litre 8v Inline 4 petrol engine accelerates this Escort RS Turbo to 62 mph in 8.7 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 128 mph. Having a kerb weight of 965 kg, it achieves 32.8 mpg on average and can travel 339 miles before requiring a refill of its 47 litre capacity fuel tank.
What BHP was a XR3I?
With 104 BHP, the naturally aspirated 1.6 Litre 8v Inline 4 petrol engine accelerates this Escort XR3i to 62 mph in 10.5 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 115 mph. Having a kerb weight of 945 kg, it achieves 35.3 mpg on average and can travel 364 miles before requiring a refill of its 47 litre capacity fuel tank.
How many XR3 are left?
|FORD ESCORT XR3||51||51|
|FORD ESCORT XR3 INJ||315||334|
|FORD ESCORT XR3I||106||116|
|FORD ESCORT XR3I CONV||94||119|
How many mk1 RS2000 were made?
Although group 1 homologation was achieved (5000 units built) it is now accepted that around 3500 RS2000 cars actually left the production line at Aveley.
What kind of engine does an RS2000 have?
Launched in Jan 1976 the RS2000 was based on the two door MKII Escort. It used a 2 litre in-line four SOHC engine mounted longitudinally in the bay. The gearbox was bolted to the rear of the engine. Power was then fed to the diff by a prop shaft then onto the rear wheels.
What kind of suspension does a Mk2 RS2000 have?
Front suspension used independent MacPherson struts with an anti-roll bar. Rear suspension used leaf springs with telescopic dampers. Front mounted disks (solid) and rear drums were used. Four spoke alloy wheels came as standard. The most recognizable feature of the Mk2 RS2000 is the `droop snoot` nose.
What are the colours options available in RS2000?
The RS2000 was available in the following colours, Black, Orange, Beige, Signal Green, Signal Yellow, Venitian Red, Carnival Red, Midnight Blue, Riviera Blue, Terracota, Bronze, Java Green, and Diamond White. At the time of its launch only 1 spec was available.
When did the RS2000 come out with custom seats?
in brief between 1976 and late 1978 there was only 1 model of RS2000, and hence it had some of the later Custom features, BUT if had roll top seats. Late 1978 (when they had dropped the Mexico) they had 2 models of RS2, the base and the custom.