FIA-RCC: Ford rally cars technical specifications

<pre> FORD KA RALLY KIT CAR - 2001 ENGINE 1.3-litre Endura-E, eight-valve four-cylinder engine with multi-point fuel injection. Optimised cylinder head porting; compression ratio11:1. Revised camshaft. New four-branch exhaust ...

<pre> FORD KA RALLY KIT CAR - 2001 ENGINE 1.3-litre Endura-E, eight-valve four-cylinder engine with multi-point fuel injection. Optimised cylinder head porting; compression ratio11:1. Revised camshaft. New four-branch exhaust manifold. POWER 93bhp at 5700rpm. TRANSMISSION IB5 five-speed gearbox with Puma close-ratio gears. Limited slip differential. Optional uprated clutch disc, standard hydraulic actuation. SUSPENSION Proflex dampers front and rear, adjustable for bump and rebound settings. 62mm diameter springs with adjustable platforms. Modified front suspension lower arms with spherical bearings. Nylon bushes fitted to rear beam. BRAKES Front: Ventilated discs and calipers with Mintex pads. Rear: Standard brake drums. Brake pressure adjusting valve fitted in rear circuit. Stainless steel braided brake pipes. STEERING Standard power steering; 2.9 turns lock-to-lock. OMP steering wheel. WHEELS & TYRES Tarmac: 7in x 15in wheels with 580mm diameter tyres. Gravel: 6in x 14in wheels with 165/70 x 14 tyres. BODYSHELL Unitary construction fitted with a bolt-in roll cage. Aluminium sump shield and steel fuel tank guard. Front strut brace. OMP seats, fire extinguishers and seatbelts. Ford Racing extended front and rear wheel arches. ELECTRICAL Battery master switch with external pull cable. Optional map light. Tachometer. Optional four-lamp, bonnet-mounted light pod. FUEL TANK Standard 42 litre tank, located under rear seat. DIMENSIONS Overall length: 3620mm. Overall width: 1679mm. Overall height: 1368mm. Wheelbase: 2446mm. WEIGHT 890kg minimum.

FORD PUMA 1400 KIT CAR ENGINE Zetec SE with aluminium sump, cylinder bock and head. Four cylinders, 16 valves, 1396cc (80mm bore x 69.4mm stroke). Variable valve timing. Steel crankshaft. Wet sump lubrication. Pectel electronic engine management system. POWER 150bhp at 7500rpm. TRANSMISSION Front-wheel drive via six-speed close-ratio gearbox with dog engagement in production IB5 gearbox casing. Viscous coupling limited slip differential. SUSPENSION Front: MacPherson struts with adjustable spring platforms, aluminium wishbones. Dynamic dampers with external reservoirs, adjustable in bump and rebound. Production anti-roll bar. Rear: Modified production trailing arm beam. Dynamic dampers with external reservoirs, adjustable in bump and rebound. BRAKES Front: 280mm ventilated discs with single sliding piston Ford calipers. Rear: Solid discs with two piston Ford calipers. Hydraulic handbrake. Standard servo assistance with pressure limiting valve to rear brakes. STEERING Standard power assisted rack and pinion. 2.6 turns lock-to-lock. WHEELS & TYRES Tarmac: Speedline 7in x 17in wheels with 630mm diameter tyres. Gravel: Speedline 6in x 15in wheels with 630mm diameter tyres. BODYSHELL Unitary construction. Welded steel safety roll cage. Lightweight composite front and rear wheelarches and bumpers. FUEL TANK Standard 42-litre tank, located under rear seat. DIMENSIONS Overall length: 3984mm. Overall width: 1802mm. Overall height: 1345mm. Wheelbase: 2446mm. WEIGHT 880kg minimum.

FORD PUMA SUPER 1600 ENGINE Zetec SE with aluminium sump, cylinder bock and head. Four cylinders, 16 valves, 1597cc (80mm bore x 79.4mm stroke). Lightweight steel crankshaft and flywheel. Wet sump lubrication. Single 60mm throttle butterfly. Pectel electronic engine management system. POWER Over 200bhp at 9000rpm. TRANSMISSION Front-wheel drive via Hewland six-speed sequential close-ratio gearbox. Mechanical plate type limited slip differential. Cerametallic clutch with aluminium pressure plate. SUSPENSION Front: MacPherson struts with adjustable spring platforms. Aluminium uprights. Track control arms/compression struts. Adjustable anti-roll bar. Dynamic dampers with external reservoirs, adjustable in bump and rebound. Rear: Ford Racing trailing arm beam with separate adjustable anti-roll bar. Dynamic dampers with external reservoirs, adjustable in bump and rebound. BRAKES Front: Alcon 330mm (tarmac)/300mm (gravel) diameter ventilated discs with Alcon four-piston aluminium calipers. Rear: Alcon 260mm diameter solid discs with Alcon two piston aluminium calipers. Hydraulic handbrake. Adjustable front/rear bias. STEERING Standard power assisted rack and pinion. 2.6 turns lock-to-lock. WHEELS & TYRES Tarmac: 7in x 17in aluminium wheels with 630mm diameter tyres. Gravel: 6in x 15in aluminium wheels with 650mm diameter tyres. BODYSHELL Unitary construction. Welded steel safety roll cage. Lightweight composite front and rear wheelarches and bumpers. Aerodynamic rear spoiler. FUEL TANK FIA FT3 tank, 55-litre capacity, located beneath rear floor. DIMENSIONS Overall length: 3984mm. Overall width: 1802mm. Overall height: 1345mm. Wheelbase: 2446mm. WEIGHT 950kg minimum.

FORD FOCUS RS WORLD RALLY CAR ENGINE Ford 2.0 L Zetec E engine. Four-cylinders, 16 valves, 2-litres. Ford electronic engine management system. Garrett turbocharger (with FIA required 34mm inlet restrictor). Air/air intercooler with external water spray. Water injection. Catalytic converter. POWER 300bhp at 6500rpm. TRANSMISSION Permanent four-wheel drive with M-Sport designed and manufactured electro-hydraulically actuated active front, centre and rear differentials. Electronic differential control units. M-Sport/Xtrac type 240 six-speed sequential gearbox with electro-hydraulically controlled shift option. Sachs pull-type clutch. SUSPENSION Front and rear: MacPherson struts with Reiger external reservoir dampers, adjustable in bump and rebound. Fully adjustable fabricated steel links. Front and rear anti-roll bars. Titanium uprights. Ceramic wheel bearings. BRAKES Gravel - Front: 300mm Brembo ventilated discs with Brembo four piston monoblock calipers. Rear: 300mm Brembo ventilated discs with Brembo four-piston monoblock calipers. Tarmac - Front: 370mm Brembo ventilated discs with Brembo eight-piston monoblock calipers. Rear: 370mm Brembo ventilated discs with Brembo eight-piston monoblock calipers. Hydraulic handbrake. Adjustable front/rear bias. STEERING Power assisted high-ratio (12:1) rack and pinion. Two turns lock-to-lock. WHEELS & TYRES Tarmac: 8in x 18in (magnesium) wheels with Pirelli (650mm) diameter tyres. Gravel: 7in x 15in (magnesium) wheels with Pirelli (650mm) diameter tyres. BODYSHELL Unitary construction. Unique pressed steel side panels. Welded T45 steel safety roll cage. Aerodynamic rear spoiler. Unique front 'bumper' treatment. ELECTRONICS Full chassis and engine data acquisition for on-event diagnosis and performance development. FUEL TANK FIA FT3 tank, 80-litre capacity, located centrally. DIMENSIONS Overall length: 4152mm. Overall width: 1770mm. Overall height: 1420mm. Wheelbase: 2615mm. WEIGHT 1230kg minimum.

-Ford Racing-

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Series Other rally , WRC
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