With the XR3i and RS1600i very close in both looks and performance, Ford decided to make the Escort RS line a little more enticing with 1985’s RS Turbo. Mechanically, the car took the best features from the XR3i and RS1600i then bolted a Garrett T3 turbocharger onto the 1597cc CVH engine to up power to a very enjoyable 132bhp. This meant 125mph was attainable. Wide seven-spoke alloys, a body kit and the usual aerodynamic aids featured.
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Information from Octane Magazine.