CHASSIS : Unassisted rack and pinion steering; MacPherson gas-damped bilstein strut inserts with front anti-roll bar and re-drilled front crossmember for negative camber; live rear axel with single leaf per side and radius rod location (later replaced by mainstream roll bar/location linkage Bilstein gas damping. FORMAT : Rear drive, designed and developed by Ford Advanced Vehicle operations department in the UK for German. LHD production only. Initially 50 were made of very light weight for completion requirements, subsequently Fords first European fuel injected production car complying with international Group 2. The Scheel seats used in the production RS2600 were reclining not fixed back, these remained throughout the whole production although the material changed in October 1971 when the major changes took place, including the fitting of ventilated front discs, revised ratios to gearbox and rear. Earlier models used Mk1 Escort items let into the front panel. These 1971/72 cars also ran revised suspension settings. In September 1972 the whole Capri range was facelifted, this saw the RS2600 with new 4-spoke RS alloys, a flat 3-spoke steering wheel, black finished bumpers. English (Certa, Chelsee, Dover, Hamilton, Montclair) Series Owners Manual French (Certa, Chelsee, Dover, Hamilton, Montclair) Series Owners Manual English (Denali, Edison, Hartford, Hawthorne, Peyton, Tacoma) Series Owners Manual. French (Denali, Edison, Hartford, Hawthorne, Peyton, Tacoma) 2013 Sundance PreDelivery Guide English (All Models) 2013 Sundance PreDelivery. TRANSMISSION : Modified mechanical/hydraulic operation of single 9.5in plate clutch; four speed manual; live rear axle with hypoid original final drive and subsequent o sets of gear ratios offered from Capri. originally as follows: first, 3.65; second, 1.97; third, 1.37; fourth om September 1971: first. The RS2600 was available in any colour of the Ford range although most of the pre-facelift cars had Satin Black bonnets and engine bays, there was also a host of options available including radio, sunroof and LSD.