Brand New, Never fitted Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth YBD Engine!

Wow! A brand new never fitted Cosworth YB engine would be rare enough, but this one is an RS500 engine to boot! Find another!!

A rare opportunity to acquire a piece of automotive and motorsport history – an original, bench-tested tuned 1987 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth YBD engine, purchased directly from the renowned Graham Hathaway. This engine, found stored in Hathaway’s shed during the restoration of a 909 Cosworth shell rally car (which is also for sale, see other listings), is a testament to the golden era of touring car racing and an artefact of unparalleled value for collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Key Features:

– Provenance: Acquired from Graham Hathaway, a celebrated figure in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) and the motorsport world, this engine’s history is deeply intertwined with the competitive spirit and engineering brilliance of its time.

– Untouched Originality: Factory bench-tested and never installed in a car, this engine remains in pristine condition, preserving its originality and potential for performance.

– Advanced Specifications: Equipped with a 1993cc 16v Twin OHC Ford Cosworth YBD setup, this engine features a strengthened cylinder block, Garrett T4 turbocharger, and an expansive intercooler. Originally designed with a second fuel injection rail and 8 injectors, it showcases the innovative spirit of its era.

– Race-Ready Performance: Tuned to race specifications with upgrades like a Garrett T31/T04 turbo, twin fuel injectors per cylinder, and enhanced oil and water pumps, this engine delivers up to an astonishing 540bhp, reminiscent of touring car championship levels.

– Historical Significance: The engine not only represents a pinnacle of engineering but also carries stories from the tracks, linked to legends like Graham Hathaway and the iconic Sierra RS500’s dominance in motorsports.

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