Sierra RS500 Cos­worth

Australian Muscle Car - - Immortal Muscle -

Ex­actly 500 Ford Sierra RS500 Cos­worths were pro­duced, all of them RHD for sale in the UK only, pre­dom­i­nantly in black, but also in white and moon­stone blue. Thicker-walled cylin­der block bet­ter suited to rac­ing; Larger Gar­rett T31/T04 tur­bocharger; Larger in­ter­cooler Up­rated fuel pump Re­worked in­duc­tion sys­tem to pro­mote higher power out­puts; Up­rated oil and cool­ing sys­tem. Lower spoiler in ad­di­tion to the up­per ‘whale tail’ on rear tail gate; Added lip to ‘whale tail’; RS500 badges on the rear tail gate and front wings; Redesigned front bumper and spoiler to aid cool­ing and air flow; Re­place­ment of fog lamps with in­take grilles on bumper to sup­ple­ment brake cool­ing. Ford Cos­worth YBD turbo-charged

1993cc 16

8.0:1 We­ber Marelli fuel in­jec­tion 224bhp @ 6000rpm. 206lb/ft @ 4500 rpm. Man­ual 5-speed. As­sisted Ven­ti­lated Front Discs / Solid Rear Discs

1207kg (ho­molo­gated rac­ing weight 1100kg) 248km/h (154mph) 6.4 seconds

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