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Old 11-07-2003, 03:57 PM   #1
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ok its come to my attention that most of the members here are from america. I also have found out that u cant get a rs in america. sorry bout that! well i aint tryin to make u all jelous but here is info on the little BEAST! ENJOY

Engine Data
Engine type 2.0-litre, 16V Duratec RS
Displacement – cc 1,988
Bore, mm 84.8
Stroke, mm 88.0
Fuel type, grade Unleaded petrol
Max power ISO kW/PS 158 / 215 (212 bhp)
At engine speed (rev/min) 5,500
Torque ISO Nm 310 (229 lb-ft)
At engine speed (rpm) 3,500

Cylinders Four in-line, with forged pistons and connecting rods
Cylinder head Cast aluminium alloy .Cylinder block Cast iron equipped with improved oil system .Valve gear DOHC, modified valve seats, sodium-filled exhaust valves
Camshaft drive Belt
Engine management Ford EEC-V
Pistons Forged/oil-cooled by oil-spray nozzles, fed by the main oil gallery,

Induction Garrett stainless steel, water-cooled turbocharger, over 1-bar maximum boost, water-cooled intercooler, new throttle body with improved sealing, redesigned air induction system
Exhaust System Large bore stainless exhaust system
Injection Sequential electronic fuel injection (SEFI)
High flow rate injectors
Fuel System 55 litre fuel tank with internal uprated fuel pump.

Revised fuel pressure regulator valve
Ignition Ford electronic distributorless
Emission controls Closed-loop; 3-way catalytic converter with close-coupled catalyst
Cooling Increased capacity water pump, high efficiency oil
cooler, water-cooled intercooler, uprated engine cooling fans, turbo heat shielding.

Transmission
Gearbox 5-speed, with revised gear ratios, Quaife automatic torque biasing differential, uprated drive shafts. New sports short-throw shifter mechanism.
Clutch Heavy duty AP Racing

Suspension
Front Redesigned MacPherson strut suspension with uprated offset coil springs/Sachs racing dampers, 65mm increased track width, revised lower A-arms incorporating a unique all new hydro bush, revised static negative camber, 18 mm anti-roll bar
Rear Independent, Control Blade multi-link suspension increased in stiffness, Sachs racing monotube dampers with internal rebound spring, uprated springs, increased track width, revised static negative camber, higher load capacity bearings, redesigned spindles, anti roll bar

Brakes
Front Brembo 4-pot, twin-opposed piston callipers and 325 mm ventilated discs
Rear Two pot callipers and 280 mm solid discs
Anti-lock braking MK25 Bosch ABS system

Steering
Steering Rack-and-pinion with power assistance, 2.9 turns lock-to-lock

Wheels and tyres
Unique O.Z. alloy 18 x 8inch rims with bespoke Michelin 225/40R/18 Pilot Sport low profile tyres
Body
Computer-optimised, high-efficiency, unitary-welded
Steel body incorporating rigid occupant protection cell
and front and rear energy-absorbing crumple zones. Side impact protection system. Wider front/rear wings in pressed steel, new reinforced polypropylene moulded front and rear bumpers, side sills and roof spoiler
Interior Sparco race-style leather/Alcantara trimmed bucket seats in black/blue. Focus rear bench seat trimmed to match. Black/blue leather steering wheel with stitched-in oversteer indicator. Sparco aluminium handbrake, gear knob, pedals. Carbon-fibre centre console with start button. Revised instrument binnacle with new graphics and instrumentation incorporating turbo boost gauge and change-up light. Unique disc in the centre console with an individual vehicle-build serial number.

AND THE BIT U HAVE ALL BEEN WAITING 4...........
Performance
Max speed (mph / kph) 144 / 232
0-60 mph acceleration 6.4 secs
0-100 kph acceleration 6.7 secs
0-100mph / 0-160 kph acceleration 15.5 secs
50-100 kph acceleration in 4th gear 8.2 secs
60 - 100 mph acceleration in 4th gear 9.8 secs


Fuel Consumption
Fuel consumption (litres per 100 kilometres / miles per gallon)
Urban 14.2 / 19.9
Extra Urban 7.7 / 36.7
Combined 10.1 / 27.9


Emissions
Emissions (grams per kilometre)
CO2 – combined mode (g/km) 237

Top end: factroy say 148......
My top end : 164.... (super chip and induction kit)


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Old 11-07-2003, 04:02 PM   #2
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now i want one....
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Old 11-07-2003, 04:19 PM   #3
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Old 11-08-2003, 02:09 AM   #4
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We need that car in America. Wonder what it would cost? I'm thinking 28-30K.
Oh, well, I couldn't afford it anyway but still, I'd like to see it on the roads and dream.
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Old 11-08-2003, 10:42 AM   #5
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well its 48,000 euro in ireland. think its around 28,000 sterling in england.
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Old 11-08-2003, 10:55 AM   #6
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48k euro? Isnt that like 50k+ in US dollars? Geeze if thats the case Id buy a benz or something
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Fino, we are not worthy. You do own this board. Thanks for sharing.
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48k Euro = $55k and 28k pounds = $46k
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Old 11-13-2003, 10:08 AM   #9
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solaris the BRAIN! we are not worthy!
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*bows before the RS*

Maybe the next one will have 300 bhp and AWD and come the the U.S.? Hey, I can dream can't I?
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