Ford escort rs. The ford escort rs cosworth is a sports derivative and the 1st 2500 were rally homologation special of the fifth generation european ford escort. The escort rs was built on a modified sierra cosworth platform with just over 7000 examples produced during a four year production run. 1977 ford escort rs1800 this all wheel drive one of 7000 group a homologation special used a weaponized version of fords t88 metric engine reworked into a twin cam 16 valve with a.
Fords little zx2 offers sporty styling responsive handling brisk acceleration and everyday comfort and practicality for one or two people. Bring a trailers got a federalized 1995 ford escort rs cosworth up for grabs if you dont mind dealing with a good deal of powertrain modifications. This particular car was produced in october 1992 as confirmed by a letter from ford viewable in the gallery.
It also appears in the rally expansion pack for forza horizon and in all subsequent horizon main titles. Reportedly one of only 25 in the united states this example was imported and federalized in 1995 by sun international. It was designed to qualify as a group a car for the world rally championship in which it competed between 1993 and 1998.
After the tragic loss of ken blocks original ford escort rs group a rally racer the rally all star has teased its successor. The escort rs cosworth will also star in gymkhanaten sometime this fall.