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Figures & Specs: Ford Escort MK1 RS1600 - [1970]

Ford Escort Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

Ford Escort Engine:

The Saloon version of the Escort model has a 1599 cc (97.5 ci) 8 valve Straight 4 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

Ford Escort Transmission:

This particular Ford Escort MK1 RS1600 has a 4 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

Ford Escort Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

Ford Escort Power:

The Escort's 1599 cc (97.5 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 113 bhp (84 kW) @ 6500 rpm.

Ford Escort Torque:

The Ford Escort produces torque measuring 105 lb-ft (142.3 Nm) @ 4000 rpm.

Ford Escort Power to Weight:

The Escort weighs around 785 kg (1730 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 143.9 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 133.7 lb-ft of torque per ton.

Ford Escort Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

Ford Escort Top Speed:

The Ford Escort MK1 RS1600 - [1970] has a top speed of 113 mph (181.8 kph)

Ford Escort Acceleration:

This Escort accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 8.9 seconds or 0-100kph in 9.2s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 14.66 seconds with a trap speed of 86.5 mph.

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Ford Escort MK1 RS1600 - [1970]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1970 | Type: Saloon
  • Engine: 1599 cc (97.5 ci) 8 Valve
  • Engine Formation: Straight 4
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 4 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 113 mph (181.8 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 8.9 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 9.2 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 113 bhp (84 kW) @ 6500 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 785 kgs (1730 lbs)
  • Torque: 105 lb-ft (142.3 Nm) @ 4000 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 15.75 secs @ 86.5 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 143.9 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 133.7 lb-ft
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