1973 Ford Escort RS2000

Ford Escort RS2000 is an automobile that has a 2 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. Its 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that develops 99 bhp (100 PS/74 kW) of power at 5750 rpm, and maximum torque of 146 N·m (108 lb·ft/14.9 kgm) at 3750 rpm. This power is delivered to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox. The quoted weight at the kerb is 914 kg. The Ford Escort RS2000 is said to be able to attain a top speed of 177 km/h, or 110 mph.

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Key facts

1973 Ford Escort RS2000 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3975 mm
How heavy?
914 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1993 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
100 PS / 99 bhp / 74 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
146 Nm / 108 ft.lb / 14.9 kgm @ 3750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9 s
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

Ford Escort models

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
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 805 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1599 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 851 kg
Ford Escort RS1600 -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1599 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 785 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1098 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 871 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1098 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 805 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1298 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW 871 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW 805 kg
Ford Escort 1300 Saloon -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 58 PS 57 bhp 43 kW 805 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 805 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 4M 940 cm3 45.1 PS 44.5 bhp 33.2 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1558 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 871 kg

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1973 Ford Escort RS2000 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2400 94.5
Track/tread (front) 1295 51
Track/tread (rear) 1320 52
Length 3975 156.5
Width 1568 61.7
Height 1391 54.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 914 kg 2015
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40.9 litres 9 UK Gal 10.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1993 cc
(121.62 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.8 × 77 mm
3.57 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
100 PS (99 bhp) (74 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
49.7 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
146 Nm (108 ft·lb) (14.9 kgm)
at 3750 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
73.26 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 Weber 32/36 DGV carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 920.6 kPa (133.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 109.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
80.77 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
108.32 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.38 kg/kW
20.68 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 rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 5½J x 13
Wheel size rear 5½J x 13
Tyres front 165 SR 13
Tyres rear 165 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 244 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID89991
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Ford Escort RS2000 added 2002-01-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.