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Thursday, 7 July 2011

M-Sport introduces new Ford Fiesta Regional Rally Car

Technical Specification

Ford 1598cc Pipo built GDTi engine.  Four cylinders, 16 valves. Cosworth electronics engine management system. Catalytic converter, 30mm restrictor, RRC spec flywheel.
360 Nm at 4750 rpm - RRC specification.
Permanent four-wheel drive.  M-Sport / Xtrac six speed sequential gearbox with AP clutch.
Front and rear: MacPherson struts with Reiger external reservoir dampers, three-way adjustable.  Fully adjustable fabricated steel links.  Front and rear anti-roll bars.  Machined aluminium uprights.
Gravel (front and rear): 300mm Brembo ventilated discs with Brembo four piston monoblock calipers.
Asphalt (front ): 355mm Brembo ventilated discs with Brembo four-piston monoblock calipers.
Asphalt (rear ): 300mm Brembo ventilated discs with Brembo four-piston monoblock calipers.
Hydraulic handbrake.
Power-assisted high-ratio (12:1) rack and pinion. One and a half turns lock to lock.
Gravel: 7in x 15in (aluminium) wheels with 650mm tyres.
Asphalt: 8in x 18in (magnesium) wheels with 650mm tyres meeting RRC weight requirements.
Unitary construction.  Unique composite side panels.  Welded T45 steel safety roll cage.  RRC aerodynamic rear wing, RRC unique front 'bumper' treatment and Intercooler duct.
Full Cosworth electronics data acquisition for on-event diagnostics and performance development.
Fuel Tank:
FIA FT3 tank, 80 litre capacity, located centrally.
Length: 3958mm.  Width: 1820mm.  Wheelbase: 2489mm.  Weight: 1200kg minimum

source: Fiesta RRC