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Ford Escort RS2000 Mk5 & Mk6 1991-1996

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Escort RS2000  Escort RS2000
Escort RS2000  Escort RS2000 4x4
Escort RS2000 Racing  Escort RS2000 Racing

Ford Escort RS2000 Mk5 (1991)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
132
0-50 mph
6
0-60 mph
8.3
0-100 mph
22.2
1/4 mile
16.4
0-1 km
29.7
BHP
150 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
140 @4500rpm
BHP per ton
133
MPG UK/US
34/28
Engine capacity CC/CU
1998/122
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
159
Width (in)
66.8
Height (in)
55
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2478

Additional Info: A facelift appeared in 1992 with a 4WD version being made available in 1993. The Mk6 RS2000 appeared in 1995 and ran until 1996. All Mk5 and 4×4 Mk6′s had disc brakes on all 4 wheels, while 2wd Mk6′s had rear drum brakes and ABS sensors on all 4 wheels.