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Ford Escort III RS 1600i Specs

(1981 - 1983) - Technical Specifications for Years 1981, 1982, 1983
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 9.0 seconds, a maximum top speed of 119 mph (191 km/h), a curb weight of 2150 lbs (975 kgs), the Escort III RS 1600i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.
This engine produces a maximum power of 115 PS (113 bhp - 85 kW) at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 148 Nm (109 lb.ft) at 5250 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the front wheel drive (FWD) with a 5 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Escort III has Independent front suspension, McPherson struts, anti-roll bar, individual TCA tie-rods. front suspension and Independent rear suspension, transverse arms, separate coil springs and dampers, longitudinal tie-bars. rear suspension. For stopping power, the Escort III RS 1600i braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Drums at the rear.
The Escort III model is a Hatchback car manufactured by Ford, with 3 doors and - seats, sold new from year 1981 to 1983, and available after that as a used car.

Ford Escort III RS 1600i Engine Technical Data Ford Escort III RS 1600i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 4
Engine Code : -
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection
Lubrication : Wet sump
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Transverse
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1597 cm3 or 97.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 79.96 x 79.52 mm
3.11 x 3.11 inches
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.90
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 115 PS or 113 bhp or 85 kW @ 6000 rpm
Maximum torque : 148 Nm or 109 lb.ft @ 5250 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : FWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Ford Escort III RS 1600i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Ford Escort III RS 1600i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 6.6 L/100km
43 mpg UK / 36 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 7.7 L/100km
37 mpg UK / 31 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 7.7 L/100km
37 mpg UK / 31 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 40 L
8.8 UK gallons
10.6 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

Ford Escort III RS 1600i Performance Ford Escort III RS 1600i Performance

Top Speed : 191 km/h or 119 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 60 mph (0 to 96 Km/h) : 8.7 s
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 9.0 s

Ford Escort III RS 1600i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Ford Escort III RS 1600i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Hatchback
Num. of Doors : 3
Wheelbase : 239.3 cm or 94.21 inches
Length : 406 cm or 159.84 inches
Width : 164 cm or 64.57 inches
Height : 136 cm or 53.54 inches
Front Axle : 1402 cm or 551.97 inches
Rear Axle : 1442 cm or 567.72 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (240 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (180 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R15
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R15
Front Wheels Width : 6"
Rear Wheels Width : 6"
Curb Weight : 975 kg OR 2150 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 8.5 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Steering : Rack and pinion. -
Front Suspension : Independent front suspension, McPherson struts, anti-roll bar, individual TCA tie-rods.
Rear Suspension : Independent rear suspension, transverse arms, separate coil springs and dampers, longitudinal tie-bars.

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