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Ford Escort I RS1600 Specs

(1970 - 1974) - Technical Specifications for Years 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974
With a maximum top speed of 113 mph (182 km/h), a curb weight of 1731 lbs (785 kgs), the Escort I RS1600 has a naturally-aspirated In-line 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code BDA.
This engine produces a maximum power of 115 PS (113 bhp - 85 kW) at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 142.0 Nm (104 lb.ft) at 6500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Escort I has McPherson struts. Coil springs. Anti-roll bar. front suspension and Semi-elliptic leaf springs. Radius arms. De Dion axle. rear suspension. For stopping power, the Escort I RS1600 braking system includes Discs at the front and Drums at the rear.
The Escort I model is a Sedan car manufactured by Ford, with 2 doors and - seats, sold new from year 1970 to 1974, and available after that as a used car.

Ford Escort I RS1600 Engine Technical Data Ford Escort I RS1600 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 4
Engine Code : BDA
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : 2 Weber carbs
Lubrication : Wet sump
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1599 cm3 or 97.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 81.00 x 77.60 mm
3.19 x 3.03 inches
Number of valves : 16 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10.00
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 115 PS or 113 bhp or 85 kW @ 6500 rpm
Maximum torque : 142.0 Nm or 104 lb.ft @ 6500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Ford Escort I RS1600 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Ford Escort I RS1600 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: - L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 41 L
9 UK gallons
10.8 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

Ford Escort I RS1600 Performance Ford Escort I RS1600 Performance

Top Speed : 182 km/h or 113 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 60 mph (0 to 96 Km/h) : 8.90 s
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : - s

Ford Escort I RS1600 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Ford Escort I RS1600 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Sedan
Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 240 cm or 94.49 inches
Length : 397.5 cm or 156.5 inches
Width : 156.8 cm or 61.73 inches
Height : 138.4 cm or 54.49 inches
Front Axle : 1295 cm or 509.84 inches
Rear Axle : 1320 cm or 519.69 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs (244 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (- mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Front Wheels Width : 5½"
Rear Wheels Width : 5½"
Curb Weight : 785 kg OR 1731 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 6.9 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Steering : Rack and pinion. -
Front Suspension : McPherson struts. Coil springs. Anti-roll bar.
Rear Suspension : Semi-elliptic leaf springs. Radius arms. De Dion axle.

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