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Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1210 kg (2668 lbs)
Introduced 1987
Origin country United Kingdom
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Lap times


0 - 100 kph6.0 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph5.6 s
0 - 100 mph15.8 s
Est. 1/8 mile9.9 s @ 83.3 mph
Est. 1/4 mile15.0 s @ 97.6 mph
Top speed242 kph (150 mph)
Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type S4, 16v, Turbo
Displacement 2.0 l (122 ci / 1993 cc)
Power 224 ps (221 bhp / 165 kw)
Torque 276 Nm (204 lb-ft)
Power / liter 113 ps (111 hp)
Power / weight 185 ps (183 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 228 Nm (168 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 5
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

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CarElitist (guest)  10y ago

Why is this thing so slow by today's standards when other special high-performance trim cars back then can still give cars today a run for their money?


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Sierranuhvadha  2y ago

yeah two seconds slower than a 420 ps Mustang mark v and at least as fast as Testarossa in dry. So slow! lmao

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Zenvo13  10y ago

That's a man's car!
Has anyone seen a girl driving a proper cosworth?
(190E Cosworth doesn't count)