2016 Ford RS200. 600 horsepower, diesel, 2137 cc DOHC 16 valve inline four-cylinder engine with Bush, electronic fuel injection, five-speed manual, front and rear independent double-wishbone suspension, and four-wheel ventilated disc brakes. Wheelbase: 99. 6 in the second set regulations reinforced some of the fastest, most powerful, and most sophisticated racing cars at all. This period of competition is often referred to as the golden age of the pool. While Ford concern European race in Boreham, England, dominated the competition WRC in the 1970s with a different iteration of the companions prepare the competition, and even win the constructors’ championship in 1979, it fell the oldest US carmaker from one format in 1980.
With the advent of the development of the second set, Ford to develop a rear-wheel drive, turbo-charged variant of the Mk III accompany her, and called the name escort RS 1700T. However, after the problems of development, and Ford was forced to abandon the project. Not wanting to just write off the cost 1700T, Ford executives decided to take advantage of the lessons learned to build a completely new car combines built for this purpose. In order to compete with the likes of the Lancia Delta S4 and Audi Quattro S1, they decided that the new car is also a four-wheel drive feature.
Since the best in the business got to help Ford, including the head engineer John Wheeler and Tony Southgate, 2016 Ford RS200 represents the evolution of the absolute summit of the development of modern races. What do these boys was taking a bit of the old RS1700T breed of racing cars, mount a modified version of the Ford / Cosworth in the center of the chassis of lightweight aluminum, clothed with white gel body coat slight designed by Ghia drive, and then apply the four-engine themes that made Audi successfully in this series.
FIA rules dictated homogeneity that at least 200 of these monsters be built on the road. The only thing that separates this RS200s of cars compete in a comprehensive second group and the interior, who reduced snugly Tickford with gray carpet, door inserts, red Sparco seats, and matching red leather steering wheel XR3i. Moreover, the 200 scheduled for production, only 20 initially set aside for conversion to the Holy models “Evolution” (four built at a later date). RS200 received the evolution of the suspension and uprated brakes and a larger version 2. 1 liter Cosworth engine, among other updates.
In full payment, can the 2016 Ford RS200 tearing up the tarmac with more than 600 brake horsepower to take advantage of and win to 60 mph in just over three seconds. In fact, only a handful of examples of factory production in the entire friendlies including this RS200 left. RS200 and final specification, and that the development of 2. 1, and boasting an incredible 600 horsepower from the factory, was originally sold to the famous philanthropist, rancher and oilman Dennis O’Connor Victoria, Texas. In fact, it agreed to buy three RS200s some of Ford in order to get this car! Several years later, the car was finally imported in the United States around the year 1990.
After the passage of O’Connor in 1997, under the RS200 with his estate until 2010 when it was acquired by Steve Rimmer from Seattle, Washington, in the following year. The founder of the school gathered DirtFish, Rimmer, combines an avid aficionado and owner of several RS200s, maintaining the car in his collection until 2014 when it was sold to a collector in the United Kingdom. With unlimited mileage since the original birth, this is still a RS200 eventually specifications in excellent condition throughout and shows only the original 430 kilometers.
Probably one of the most, if not more, 2016 Ford RS200 unused, and certainly one of the most powerful, did not run this car in the competition. On a non-Super usual generated assembly it is exciting in production output, which represents Ford’s legendary race cars abnormalities second set. Experts gathering or loyal fans of the 1980s sports cars in particular, this super-RS200 an acquisition is important to any collection prominent example of one of the most extreme creations Ford race develops.