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Ford RS200 '84
Prizecars 86-Ford RS200 ('84)
Appears in Gran Turismo 2
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Ford
Displacement 1,804 cc
Drivetrain 4WD[3]
Aspiration Turbo
Engine Ford/Cosworth BDT engine, 1.8L turbocharged DOHC inline-4
Max Power 238 BHP
Performance Points 433 PP
Length 4,000 mm
Width 1,764 mm
Height 1,332 mm
Weight 1,180 kilograms (2,600 lb)

The Ford RS200 '84 is a Road car produced by Ford. It appears in Gran Turismo 2, Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6.

ColorsEdit

The player can choose just two colors for this car:

  • White
  • Red

In-game descriptionEdit

"The monster machine with F1 level performance; born in the days of Group B racing."


In 1984, the WRC ushered in the now legendary Group B era. Group B regulations required that only 200 homologation cars can be produced every 12 months. Because of this, it was easy for manufacturers to develop machines especially for the WRC. Among them was Ford who produced the RS200.

The engine was mounted amidships. It came in the form a 16-valve DOHC inline-4 known as the Cosworth DBT, an evolution of the BDA. Boosted by a Garrett T4 turbocharger, the engine produced 247 HP in street trim and 420 HP in the competition spec. The power could be transmitted to all four wheels via a center differential, but in fact three drive modes were available on the shift lever: "rear-wheel drive, rear-biased full-time 4WD, and balanced torque". The last was made by locking the center differential.

The overall design was penned by Tony Southgate, a reputed designer of Formula 1 cars. And he was the right guy for the job because the RS200 was virtually an F1 car for the dirt. But the final chapter of the RS200 ended prematurely. The RS200 debuted at the 1986 Swedish Rally where it took 3rd place, but soon thereafter, FIA[4] decided to cancel the Group B category, and as a result, the RS200's career ended after only four races.


AcquisitionEdit

GT2Edit

This car can be purchased at the Ford dealership for 100,000 Credits. In this game, this car is called Ford RS200 Rally Car, a name given later to the rally variant of this car.

GT4Edit

This car can be won by winning all the races of the Grand Canyon Rally (Easy), under the Special Condition Events.

GT PSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 74,220 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Ford RS200 '84 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 121,408 Credits. It is a Level 3 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 160,000 Credits. It has a Simple interior.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Four-Wheel Drive
  4. Misspelt as "FIFA" in the game.

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