TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE XSARA WRC (Asphalt and Gravel)
Engine
Turbocharged
Developed from the XU7JP4 engine
Layout: crosswise, tilted 30 towards the exhaust
Number of cylinders: 4 in line
Aluminium block
Capacity (cc): 1,998
Max power (bhp - rpm): 315 to 5,500
Max torque (m.kg - rpm): 58 to 2,750
 
Distribution
2 overhead camshafts driven by a toothed belt
4 valves per cylinder
 
Supply
Magneti-Marelli multipoint injection
Type 2KR
 
Transmission
4WD
Carbon three disc clutch
3 electronic differentials
Gearbox with sequential controls on the steering wheel
6 speeds
 
Front brakes
Asphalt: ventilated discs, 6-pot callipers
Gravel: ventilated discs, 4-pot callipers
 
Rear brakes
Asphalt and gravel: ventilated discs, 4-pot callipers
4 pistons
Front/rear distribution adjustable by lever
Hydraulic handbrake
 
Suspension
Front and rear: MacPherson type with coil spring
Extrem Tech Shock Absorbers
Anti-roll bars at front and rear, hydraulically connected
 
Steering
Hydraulic power assisted
 
Wheels
Rims: asphalt: 8 x 18 inch - gravel: 7 x 15 inch
Michelin tyres: asphalt: 20/65-18 - gravel: 17/65-15
 
Dimensions
Length: 4,167 mm
Width: 1,770 mm
Wheelbase: 2,555 mm
Front track: 1,568 mm
Rear track: 1,568 mm
 
Weight
1,230 kg (minimum authorised)