Ford rs200 group b. Here you can see this magnific machine doing some powersliding and drifts. It really didnt amount to much in group b but for some reason people keep repeating the same most advanced most balanced mantra whose origin is a mystery to me. Group b was a set of regulations introduced in 1982 for competition vehicles in sportscar racing and rallying regulated by the federation internationale de lautomobile fia.
The ford rs200 rose from the ashes of the ill fated escort rs 1700t project. The ford rs200 is the wildest car to wear a ford badge. Designed for group b the ford rs200.
Group s rs200 two decades after the demise of group b and s john wheeler one of the rs200 original designers and former chief motorsport engineer at ford gave life to the stillborn prototype by building one himself. As such it was not a silhouette car not trying to emulate a current road going car in shape or form. After a successful rally programme based around the earlier escorts ford knew it needed a revolutionary new car to compete with the likes of audi peugeot and renault.
Ford had to build 200 road cars to homologate the rs200 for group b competition. None of our partner shops or mates has this currently for sale. Group b rs200 right.
For those unfamiliar with the rs200 evolution this ultra. The ford rs200 is a mid engined four wheel drive sports car that was produced by ford motorsport in boreham uk from 1984 to 1986. We dont know about any in box reviews for this ford rs200 group b bel 021 from belkits.
The rs200 looks great but probably for this very reason is the most overhyped group b car. The rs200 was the only group b rally car that was a totally new model in itself. A brief history of fords rally legend.