Ford Escort RS Cosworth, 1993 MY

The Escort RS Cosworth is an all wheel drive hatchback passenger car with a front positioned engine, from Ford. Its 2 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) of power at 6250 rpm, and maximum torque of 290 N·m (214 lb·ft/29.6 kgm) at 3500 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. Stated weight at the kerb is 1320 kg. Its maximum speed stated is 225 km/h or 140 mph.

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Ford Escort RS Cosworth, 1993 MY information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4211 mm
How heavy?
1320 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1993 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 6250 rpm
How much torque?
290 Nm / 214 ft.lb / 29.6 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.1 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph

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1993 Ford Escort RS Cosworth data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2551 mm 100.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1467 mm 57.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1490 mm 58.7 inches
Length 4211 mm 165.8 inches
Width 1738 mm 68.4 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1320 kg 2910 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.38
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford/Cosworth
Engine code YBVT
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1993 cc
(121.62 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.8 × 76.95 mm
3.57 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 6250 rpm
Specific output 108.9 bhp/litre
1.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 290 Nm (214 ft·lb) (29.6 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 145.51 Nm/litre
1.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system Ford EEC IV fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1828.5 kPa (265.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 Garrett T3/T04B turbocharger
Intercooler A/W A/A
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 166.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
122.59 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
164.39 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.16 kg/kW
13.63 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8J x 16
Wheel size rear 8J x 16
Tyres front 225/45 ZR 16
Tyres rear 225/45 ZR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 278 mm
Rear brake diameter 273 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.62
general
Carfolio.com ID230263
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1993 Ford Escort RS Cosworth added 2011-01-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.