(Source Wikipedia, 1995 Edition One RS Brochure and the RS Owners Club).
In order to accommodate the larger Cosworth engine and transmission Ford developed the car around the chassis and mechanicals of its predecessor, the Sierra Cosworth. .This is the same device as the one fitted to the legendary Ford RS200 GroupB.The works team returned for the Portuguese Rally: Delecour led almost from the start and won the event with Biasion second, establishing both car and driver as serious contenders for that year's World Championship.On the Escort's first outing at World Championship level, the 1993 Monte Carlo Rally, Delecour took the lead with Biasion second.WRC Victories edit Overall Winner in the W2L Series edit References edit External links edit Media related to Ford Escort RS Cosworth at Wikimedia Commons.It is easily fitted and removed.It was designed to qualify as a Group A car for the World Rally Championship. .It was, in fact, used effie escort during two Grands Prix in the 1992 season to trial this new safety concept, which was officially introduced in the sport the following year (using other road cars).Recent expenditure in September 2015 by RallyTec amounts to 3010.98 and a further 2,855.20 in July 2014 was spent at the Chelmsford Carriage Company which included the essential timing belt and tensioner at 52,647 miles. .Cosworth YBT, a highly tunable turbocharged 1,994 cc (2.0 L) with a bore x stroke.8 mm 77 mm (3.57 in.03 in inline-four engine 1 2 which had an output of 227 PS (224 bhp; 167 kW) in standard trim.Biasion was replaced by Bruno Thiry, while Delecour stayed with the team.Delecour won again in Corsica, and Biasion in Greece his first win for three years putting them first and second in the drivers' championship, and Ford in the joint lead in the manufacturers' title.Standard boost from Garrett AiResearch T3/T04B turbocharger was.8 bar (12 psi) with.0-1.1 bar overboost.Sierra Cosworth, to accommodate the larger Cosworth engine and transmission, while clothing it in Escort body panels to make it resemble the standard.Get it in front of 17 million UK buyers.Frank Stephenson, who originally proposed a three-deck piece, one of the distinctive feature of the car itself 4, the body tooling was created by coachbuilders.
Fitted with the Garrett AiResarch T3 turbo charger the motorsport pedigree of this car is unmistakable. .The cut-pile carpets are perfect along with all the other interior trim items. .With Thiry, Ari Vatanen (on a one-off podium-scoring basis at the Safari Rally after Thiry suffered an injury) and four-time World Rally Champion Juha Kankkunen now behind the wheel of the cars, the Escort name finally bowed out of works rallying altogether after a double-podium.A turbo waste gate actuator has also been installed. .Ford Escort RS Cosworth - Protective Rear Seat Cover.Group A cars also had to run with a smaller turbo restrictor than previously, which was a particular handicap for Ford, since the rally Escort's seven-speed gearbox was not well suited to a lower-revving engine.The permanent Ferguson four wheel drive system with 34/66 front/rear power split mated to a MT 75 5-speed gearbox is a delight.An independent report commissioned by the previous owner by renowned valuation experts Julian Shoolheifer Limited was carried out on 28th October 2014 and a valuation of 20,000 was given.The main selling point was the.However, Delecour retired from the second round of the championship, in Portugal, with engine failure, and a few weeks later was injured in a road accident, which forced him to miss the next four rounds.Nevertheless, the new car had demonstrated its potential, which was underlined the following month when Malcolm Wilson, driving a car prepared by his own team, briefly led the Swedish Rally before retiring after an accident.
It was the first time in several years that a privateer had won at this level, and in doing so he outpaced the works Lancia Delta Integrale of reigning World Champion Carlos Sainz, demonstrating the superiority of the Escort over the previously dominant Lancia.