Ford Sierra RS500 from the 80s returns

Ford Sierra RS500 from the 80s returns

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The legendary Ford Sierra RS500, a member of the Group A Touring class in the late 1980s, has been brought back to life. British engineering company CNC Engineering AWS has decided to team up with the motorsport team Andy Rouse Engineering and build three cars at once.

Interestingly, the Andy Rouse Engineering team won the 1988 and 1989 championships in the original Sierra RS500. So the choice of a partner for this project was obvious. CNC Engineering AWS is run by Alan Strachan, who worked for Andy Rouse Engineering during Andy Rose’s own time.

Strachan has the opportunity to get original blueprints and auto parts. Among them – front suspension struts, rear arms, side exhaust, steel roll cage, etc. This will help to build the new Sierra RS500 as closely as possible to the original racing car.

It is known that the basis for the first car will serve as a completely new three-door Sierra body, which has been stored in the garage since the late 80s. The revived racing car will be powered by a 2.0-liter 575-horsepower turbo engine paired with a Getrag 5-speed transmission and rear-wheel drive.

On the technical side, modern cars are going to be as close as possible to the original car.

This means that, if you wish, you can participate in historical races on them. Cars will receive a white body, and livery will be an option. Moreover, the customer himself can choose it.

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