Citroën DS 23

The DS 23 is a road car from Citroën, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a Flaminio Bertoni-styled saloon (sedan) body style. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 183 N·m (135 lb·ft/18.7 kgm) at 3500 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels. Stated weight at the kerb is 1317 kg.

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Citroen DS 23
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Key facts

Citroën DS 23 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4902 mm
How heavy?
1317 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2347 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
183 Nm / 135 ft.lb / 18.7 kgm @ 3500 rpm

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sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2347 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1337 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2347 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1432 kg

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Citroën DS 23 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
DesignerFlaminio Bertoni
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3124 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4902 mm 193 inches
Width 1803 mm 71 inches
Height 1473 mm 58 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.57
Kerb weight 1317 kg 2903 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2347 cc
(143.223 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.5 × 85.5 mm
3.68 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 49 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 183 Nm (135 ft·lb) (18.7 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 77.97 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 979.8 kPa (142.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 586.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 88.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.11 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.32 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.36 kg/kW
25.65 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.HPS.
Rear suspension I.HPS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 4.37
general
Carfolio.com ID28897
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Citroën DS 23 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.