1966 Citroën DS 21 Pallas

The DS 21 Pallas is a front wheel drive Flaminio Bertoni designed saloon (sedan) car with a front located engine, from Citroën. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.2 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) of power at 5250 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 4 speed manual set of gears. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1300 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 187 km/h, which is 116 mph.

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1966 Citroën DS 21 Pallas information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4839 mm
How heavy?
1300 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2175 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.2 s
How fast?
187 km/h, 116 mph

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
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1966 Citroën DS 21 Pallas data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerFlaminio Bertoni
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3124 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1295 mm 51 inches
Length 4839 mm 190.5 inches
Width 1791 mm 70.5 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.55
Kerb weight 1300 kg 2866 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 127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output 57.5 bhp/litre
0.94 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system Bo fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 543.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.4 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 40.40 s
Standing quarter-mile 17.8 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 187 km/h (116 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 97.49 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
71.7 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
96.15 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.95 kg/kW
23.3 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 Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID35761
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Citroën DS 21 Pallas added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.