Ford Escort RS Turbo 1983-1990


May 13, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Ford Escort RS Turbo Series 1 Mk3 (1984-1985)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
128
0-50 mph
5.6
0-60 mph
7.8
1/4 mile
16.1
0-1 km
29.6
BHP
132 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
133 @3000rpm
BHP per ton
135
Engine capacity CC/CU
1596/97
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
8.3:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
159.8
Width (in)
65.5
Height (in)
53
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2150
Additional Info: The Mk3 RS Turbo was mostly available in white. The Mk4 RS Turbo arrived in 1986, ended production in 1990 and was available in several colours.

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