MK1 RS2000 Specification
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
High efficiency mechanical pump. Full flow oil filter.
Capacity of system 6.7 pints (3.8 litres) including filter.
12 volt system, ballast resister coil.
Weber twin-choke 32/36 carburettor. Mechanical pump.
Electrical fuel gauge. Tank capacity 9.0 gallons (41.0 litres).
Thermostatically controlled electric fan. Pressurised
system. Capacity of system 12.2 pints (6.9 litres).
Single selector rail shift, four speed synchromesh
gearbox, cable operated diaphragm clutch, 8.5 ins diameter.
18.7 mph per 1,000 rpm in top gear
Two door, heavy duty Type 49 body. Monocoque
construction, safety glass all round with laminated windscreen.
Kerbweight: 2015 lbs (915 kgs)
Timken type axle. Semi-floating, hypoid final drive.
Axle ratio 3.54:1. Located by two radius arms.
Independent, McPherson strut incorporating
double-acting hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, stabiliser bar.
Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs.
Double-acting hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers. Radius arms.
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.
Rack and pinion. Turning circle (kerb) 29.7 feet (9.054
Steel sports road wheels, two tone paint, 4 stud
fixing, 5½ inch rim width, diameter 13 ins, 165 SR 13 radial ply tubeless tyres.
12 volt, 58 amp/hour battery. Sealed beam 55/55 watt
quartz halogen headlamps. 35 amp alternator. Pre-engaged starter motor. Fully fused
Acceleration: 0-60 mph in 9.0 seconds
Touring Fuel Consumption: 33 mpg