The Saloon version of the Escort model has a 1595 cc (97.3 ci) 8 valve Straight 4 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.
This particular Ford Escort MK1 Mexico RS has a 4 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.
The Escort's 1595 cc (97.3 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 86 bhp (64 kW) @ 5750 rpm.
The Ford Escort produces torque measuring 93 lb-ft (126.0 Nm) @ 4000 rpm.
The Escort weighs around 903 kg (1990 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 95.2 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 102.9 lb-ft of torque per ton.
The Ford Escort MK1 Mexico RS -  has a top speed of 103 mph (165.7 kph)
This Escort accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 11.5 seconds or 0-100kph in 11.9s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 15.33 seconds with a trap speed of 75.7 mph.