1976 Citroën CX 2400 Pallas Injection C Matic

The CX 2400 Pallas Injection C is a road car from Citroën, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a Robert Opron-designed 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Its 2.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder that produces 128 bhp (130 PS/95 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 197 N·m (145 lb·ft/20.1 kgm) at 3600 rpm. Power is transferred to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1375 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 180 km/h or 112 mph.

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Citroën CX 2400 Pallas Injection C Matic -
Citroën CX 2400 Pallas Injection C Matic
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Citroën CX 2400 Pallas Injection C Matic -
Citroën CX 2400 Pallas Injection C Matic
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Key facts

1976 Citroën CX 2400 Pallas Injection C Matic information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4661 mm
How heavy?
1375 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2347 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
130 PS / 128 bhp / 95 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
197 Nm / 145 ft.lb / 20.1 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 2175 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW 1230 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2347 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1305 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2347 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1305 kg

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1976 Citroën CX 2400 Pallas Injection C Matic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2845 mm 112 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1359 mm 53.5 inches
Length 4661 mm 183.5 inches
Width 1727 mm 68 inches
Height 1359 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1375 kg 3031 lb
Weight distribution 68.9 % front
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code M 23/622
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
(DIN)
130 PS (128 bhp) (95 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
54.5 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
197 Nm (145 ft·lb) (20.1 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
83.94 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1054.8 kPa (153 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 18.6 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.38 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.42 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
93.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.41 kg/kW
24.06 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.500
Turning circle 11.80 m
Front suspension I.W.HPS.
Rear suspension I.TA.HPS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.8
Final drive ratio 4.77
general
Carfolio.com ID30393
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Citroën CX 2400 Pallas Injection C Matic added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.