1986 Ford Escort RS Turbo Escort Mark 4

Ford Escort RS Turbo is a car that has a 3 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The Ford Escort RS Turbo belongs to the Escort Mark 4 model family from Ford. It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 132 bhp (134 PS/98 kW) of power at 5750 rpm, and maximum torque of 180 N·m (133 lb·ft/18.4 kgm) at 2750 rpm. The power is transmitted to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1080 kg. Top stated speed is 201 km/h, which equates to 125 mph.

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1986 Ford Escort RS Turbo Escort Mark 4 information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4061 mm
How heavy?
1080 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1597 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
134 PS / 132 bhp / 98 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
180 Nm / 133 ft.lb / 18.4 kgm @ 2750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.3 s
How fast?
201 km/h, 125 mph

Ford Escort Mark 4 models

3 door hatchback FF 4M 1117 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 825 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1117 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 825 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1117 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 870 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 840 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 860 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 860 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 840 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 870 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 850 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 880 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 915 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 910 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 870 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 890 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 870 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 895 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 920 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 3A 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 955 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1753 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 945 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 104 PS 103 bhp 77 kW 920 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 950 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1297 cm3 64 PS 63 bhp 47 kW 880 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 885 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 890 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 925 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1753 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 935 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1597 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 894 kg
Ford Escort RS Turbo -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 134 PS 132 bhp 98 kW 1080 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1608 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 870 kg
5 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1608 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 910 kg

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1986 Ford Escort RS Turbo data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Length 4061 mm 159.9 inches
Width 1834 mm 72.2 inches
Height 1349 mm 53.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1080 kg 2381 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.36
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1597 cc
(97.455 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79.96 × 79.52 mm
3.15 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
134 PS (132 bhp) (98 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
82.7 bhp/litre
1.35 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
180 Nm (133 ft·lb) (18.4 kgm)
at 2750 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
112.71 Nm/litre
1.36 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system Bo KE-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1416.4 kPa (205.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 Garrett AirResearch turbo
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.7 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 24.50 s
Standing quarter-mile 16.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 201 km/h (125 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 123.92 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
91.14 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
122.22 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.97 kg/kW
18.33 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LLi.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.T&TrLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.82
general
Carfolio.com ID26807
Production total
Model code
Model family Escort Mark 4
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Ford Escort RS Turbo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.