2010 Citroën DS3 Racing

The Citroën DS3 Racing is a hatchback with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the front wheels. It is powered by a turbocharged engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 275 N·m (203 lb·ft/28 kgm) at 2000-45000 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission. It weighs a claimed 1240 kg at the kerb. The Citroën DS3 Racing is said to be able to manage a top speed of 235 km/h which is 146 mph, official fuel consumption is 8.7/4.9/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 149.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2010 Citroën DS3 Racing information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3962 mm
How heavy?
1240 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
275 Nm / 203 ft.lb / 28 kgm @ 2000-45000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.5 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph
How economical?
8.7/4.9/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
149.0 CO2 g/km

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2010 Citroën DS3 Racing data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2464 mm 97 inches
Track/tread (front) 1488 mm 58.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Length 3962 mm 156 inches
Width 1717 mm 67.6 inches
Height 1443 mm 56.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 1240 kg 2734 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code EP6DTS
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 85.8 mm
3.03 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 125.2 bhp/litre
2.05 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 275 Nm (203 ft·lb) (28 kgm)
at 2000-45000 rpm
Specific torque 172.09 Nm/litre
2.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2162.5 kPa (313.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 14.7 s
Standing kilometre 26.5 s
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 163.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
120.27 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
161.29 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.31 kg/kW
13.89 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.7/4.9/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.7/4.9/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre11.5/20.4/15.6 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG32.5/57.6/44.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG27.0/48.0/36.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 149.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 148.48 g/km
VED band (UK) F
CO2 Effizienz (DE) E
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.100
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 215/40 R 18
Tyres rear 215/40 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 323 mm
Rear brake diameter 249 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID247984
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2010 Citroën DS3 Racing added 2011-06-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.