Ford rs2000 rally. The road going rs200 was the basis for fords group b rally car and was designed to comply with fia homologation regulations which required 200 parts kits to be produced and at least one road legal car to be. Celebrity race cars ford and shell. The definitive rally resource site for the ford escort rs2000 16v a little corner of the internet devoted to the ford escort rs2000 of the 1990s.
The ford rs200 is the wildest car to wear a ford badge. Ford escort rs2000 rally cars for sale by pekka in finland. A brief history of fords rally legend.
After dominating the 1970s world rally championship with its legendary escorts ford was an established competitor in the world of rally. Bda bdg 1600 cc 2000 cc 976 cu in 122 cu in power. Rs2000 version achieved 1 2 roger clark gerry marshall on 1974 tour of britain.
By the early 80s ford naturally set its crosshairs on the new group b series with its 1700t projecta rear wheel drive mk iii escort with a snail equipped four cylinder. It might seem hard to believe a 25 year old ford is still faster than a ferrari enzo but this is far from a run of the mill mid 80s ford. Free rally cars for sale classifieds.
Star of ford promoted one make race and rally championships. This webiste has been put together to chart the history of the rs2000 16v from its difficult release as a road car in 1991 to its success as a works rally car during the flame spitting kit car period some six years later. 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.