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  Ford RS200
1984 - 1986
Ford RS200
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Metric   Imperial
Class Trackfocused
Body 2 Door 2 Seat
Layout Mid Engine
4 Wheel Drive
Transmission 5 Speed Manual
Number Built 200 
Type Conventional
Details Turbo 4 cyl
110 in3 
Max Power
250 bhp @6000rpm 
Max Torque
280 lb/ft @4500rpm 
Power to Weight
242 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
271 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 139 bhp/litre 
Compression 8.2:1 
Bore x Stroke
3.39 X 3.07 in 
Fuel Cons
18 mpg 
Top Speed
146 mph 
0 - 30 mph
0 - 60 mph
6.1 sec 
0 - 100 mph
0 - 124 mph
0 - 186 mph
30 - 70 mph
Standing qtr Mile
15.0sec @???mph 
60 - 0 mph
0 - 100 - 0 mph
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd 0.40 
157.5 in 
69.0 in 
52.0 in 
2315 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 8 X 16
8 X 16 
Tyres (F/R) 225/50 VR16
225/50 VR16 
Fuel Capacity
19.8 gal 
Pricing (2016)
New Price £n/a
Used Price £200000 - £250000

The RS200 was conceived as a rally homologation special for the ill fated Group B class of the mid 80's. 200 Rallye Sports were built, their Ghia designed glass fibre bodywork finished in White (all the better for sponsors liveries!).

The mid mounted Cosworth Turbo engine provided decent performance with plenty of tuning potential (a modified road legal RS200 holds the official world record for the 0-60mph sprint in just 3.1sec). A second gearstick activates the 4wd system allowing for driver adjustable torque split.

The rally cars may have been short lived but road versions of the RS200 sold for up to 50,000 during the 80's boom period.

Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
61% 64% 0% 1
Ranks 584 of 771 Ranks 555 of 771 Ranks 612 of 771 Ranks 575 of 771

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