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1989 Ford Sierra RS 500
+ 1989 Ford Sierra RS 500

 

After the fallout with Holden, Brock had moved to the BMW camp but that was short lived. 1989 saw Peter Brock team up with Andy Rouse in a Ford Sierra. After starting from pole position in the Tooheys 1000, it all turned bad at the 1st pit stop when a rear hub problem ended what looked like a very strong challenge.

1989 Ford Sierra RS 500 1989 Ford Sierra RS 500 1989 Ford Sierra RS 500 1989 Ford Sierra RS 500
+ 1989 Ford Sierra RS 500 +

Engine: 4 Cylinder 16 valve twin cam
Garrett turbo charged (over 30lbs) boost
Performance: 580bhp on around 6.2 to 1 compression ratio
Torque: 500ft.lbs depending on boost settings
Transmission: 5 speed Getrag
Weight: 1200kg
Wheels: 17" x 8" BBS
Top Speed: 295km/h