Il team Ford M-Sport, in occasione del Rally di Sardegna, ha presentato la nuova Fiesta R2. Il propulsore montato dalla nuova vettura è un 1.6 Zetec 16V, che sviluppa 163 PS a 5,700 rpm. Sulla base della R2 la Ford costruirà la sua nuova Super 2000. Di seguito la scheda tecnica ufficiale in lingua inglese.
Donor vehicle: Ford Fiesta 1.6 Sport / Zetec S. Model dated from September 2008 for purchase from any source. Promotional price available from M-Sport.
Engine: 1.6 Zetec 16V – 1598cc – Ti!VCT; 4 cylinders in line; DOHC; 16 valves; alloy cylinder head and block; variable cam timing.
Power: 163 PS @ 5,700 rpm
Torque: 182 Nm @ 7,500 rpm
Transmission: Five speed sequential gearbox developed by Sadev with plated limited slip differential and uprated driveshafts. ECU developed by Pi with flat shift feature with full throttle closed loop control shift.
Suspension: Reiger adjustable dampers with Eibach springs, spherical jointed top mounts front and rear. Front dampers adjustable for bump and rebound. Standard rear beam with uprated mounts. 2-bolt clamped front upright. Adaptor pin mounted in uprights with spherical bearing connecting the lower arm. Five stud hub.
Brakes: Gravel (front): 285 mm AP ventilated discs with four piston competition calipers. Asphalt (front): 310 mm AP ventilated discs with four piston competition calipers.
Rear: 280 mm AP ventilated discs with single piston calipers.
Steering: Electric power!assisted steering.
Wheels: Gravel: OZ 6”x15” Gravel
Asphalt: OZ 6.5”x16” Asphalt
Bodyshell: Welded T45 steel multipoint rollcage. Optimised seat position and integrated dash bar. Jacking points optional and seam welding is permitted.
Electronics: Bespoke instrument cluster by Visteon in the same style as the
standard series cluster.
Dimensions: Length: 3953mm. Width: 1722mm. Height: 1481mm.
Wheelbase: 2490mm. Weight: 1030kg.
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