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MONGOOSE
Aug 28, 2008 at 11:56 am
That's a cool lookin Escort! A trophy for ya!
 
 
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zbb689
Aug 28, 2008 at 8:36 am
i like it. people don't give the humble escort any respect, but make great rally cars, look decent, and get good gas mileage.
 
 

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1996 Ford Escort RS2000 (The Green Goddess)

Last updated Jun 29, 2010  

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A 1996 UK spec 3 door Ford Escort RS2000 in tourmallard green.

Specs

2 litre DOHC 16v 4 cylinder engine
150bhp at 6000rpm
190 nm torque at 4500rpm

5 speed manual MTX75 gearbox
Front wheel drive

Max Speed - 133mph
0-60 in 8.3 seconds
0-100 in 22.2 seconds
1/4 mile in 16.4 seconds
Fuel Economy - I average about 35mpg driving it both in town and motorway (freeway) driving

Suspension
Independent front suspension - MacPherson Struts with L shaped lower arms and 16mm anti roll bar.
Independent rear suspension - Torsion beam axle, Trailing arms and 20mm antio roll bar.

6x15in alloy wheels with 195/50 radial tyres

Servo assisted brakes with ABS consisting of 260mm vented discs on the front and drum on the rear.

Mods

OZ super Turismo 16" alloy wheels,

Stainless Steel exhaust

G-Max suspension - Springs and dampers lowering the car 30 - 40mm over standard.

Side body mouldings removed

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