1966 Citroën DS 21 Safari

The Citroën DS 21 Safari is an estate/station wagon designed by Flaminio Bertoni with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2.2 litres. This unit produces power and torque figures of 100 bhp (101 PS/75 kW) at 5500 rpm and 164 Nm (121 lbft/16.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the driven wheels. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1384 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 164 km/h, which is 102 mph.

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1966 Citroën DS 21 Safari information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4991 mm
How heavy?
1384 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2175 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
101 PS / 100 bhp / 75 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
164 Nm / 121 ft.lb / 16.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
164 km/h, 102 mph

Citroën DS models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 2175 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1300 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1985 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 1275 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1911 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 1194 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1911 cm3 67 PS 66 bhp 49 kW
Citroen DS 23 -
sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2347 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1317 kg
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

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1971 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 1270 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 1988 cm3 107 PS 106 bhp 79 kW 1424 kg
1966 Citroën DS 21 Safari data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
DesignerFlaminio Bertoni
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3124 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1302 mm 51.3 inches
Length 4991 mm 196.5 inches
Width 1790 mm 70.5 inches
Height 1537 mm 60.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 1384 kg 3051 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 2.2 litre
2175 cc
(132.727 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90 × 85.5 mm
3.54 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 101 PS (100 bhp) (75 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 46 bhp/litre
0.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 164 Nm (121 ft·lb) (16.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 75.4 Nm/litre
0.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.75:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 947.5 kPa (137.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 543.75 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 164 km/h (102 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 73.26 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
53.88 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
72.25 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.56 kg/kW
31 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 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 4.37
general
Carfolio.com ID35695
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Citroën DS 21 Safari added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.