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MK1 RS2000 Specification

  • Engine:

4 cylinder in-line. Cubic capacity 1993cc (121.6 cu in.). Bore 90.82 mm (3.58 ins). Stroke 76.95 mm (3.03 ins). Compression ratio 9.2:1. Power 100 PS DIN at 5750 rpm. DIN torque 107 lb/ft at 3750 rpm. Single overhead camshaft, belt-driven. Overhead valves. Five main bearing crankshaft. Alloy sump, bolted to clutch housing.

  • Engine Lubrication:

High efficiency mechanical pump. Full flow oil filter. Capacity of system 6.7 pints (3.8 litres) including filter.

  • Ignition:

12 volt system, ballast resister coil.

  • Fuel System:

Weber twin-choke 32/36 carburettor. Mechanical pump. Electrical fuel gauge. Tank capacity 9.0 gallons (41.0 litres).

  • Cooling System:

Thermostatically controlled electric fan. Pressurised system. Capacity of system 12.2 pints (6.9 litres).

  • Transmission:

Single selector rail shift, four speed synchromesh gearbox, cable operated diaphragm clutch, 8.5 ins diameter.

Gearbox ratios:

1st 3.65
2nd 1.97
3rd 1.37
4th 1.00
Reverse 3.66
Overall Ratios:  
1st 12.92
2nd 6.974
3rd 4.85
4th 3.54
Reverse 12.96
Final Drive 3.54:1
18.7 mph per 1,000 rpm in top gear
  • Body

Two door, heavy duty Type 49 body. Monocoque construction, safety glass all round with laminated windscreen.

Dimensions:

Overall Length 156.8 ins
Overall Height 54.8 ins
Overall Width 61.8 ins
Wheelbase 94.5 ins
Front Track 51.0 ins
Rear Track 51.7 ins

Kerbweight: 2015 lbs (915 kgs)

  • Rear Axle:

Timken type axle. Semi-floating, hypoid final drive. Axle ratio 3.54:1. Located by two radius arms.

  • Front Suspension:

Independent, McPherson strut incorporating double-acting hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, stabiliser bar.

  • Rear Suspension:

Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs. Double-acting hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers. Radius arms.

  • Brakes:

Dual-line braking system.

Front - disc brakes, diameter 9.625 ins (24.45 cms), swept area  191 sq ins (1230.0 sq cms). Direct acting vacuum servo assistance.

Rear - drum brakes, diameter 8.0 ins (20.32 cms), swept area 75.4 sq ins (486.5 sq cms). Direct acting vacuum servo assistance.

  • Steering:

Rack and pinion. Turning circle (kerb) 29.7 feet (9.054 m).

  • Wheels and Tyres:

Steel sports road wheels, two tone paint, 4 stud fixing, 5 inch rim width, diameter 13 ins, 165 SR 13 radial ply tubeless tyres.

  • Electrical Equipment:

12 volt, 58 amp/hour battery. Sealed beam 55/55 watt quartz halogen headlamps. 35 amp alternator. Pre-engaged starter motor. Fully fused system.

  • Performance:

Top Speed MPH KPH
4th 110.0 177.0
3rd 85.4 139.0
2nd 60.0 96.5
1st 32.0 51.4
Acceleration: 0-60 mph in 9.0 seconds
Touring Fuel Consumption: 33 mpg

 

 

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