1992 Citroën ZX 2.0i Volcane

This car has a hatchback type body styled by Bertone with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 121 bhp (123 PS/90 kW) at 5750 rpm and 176 Nm (130 lbft/17.9 kgm) at 2750 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels through a 5 speed manual set of gears. Having a claimed kerb weight of 1104 kg, the Citroën ZX 2.0i Volcane dispatches the 0-100 km/h yardstick in 10.2 seconds and the standing kilometre in 31.9 seconds. It is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 202 km/h, or 126 mph.

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Key facts

1992 Citroën ZX 2.0i Volcane information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4085 mm
How heavy?
1104 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
123 PS / 121 bhp / 90 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
176 Nm / 130 ft.lb / 17.9 kgm @ 2750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.2 s
How fast?
202 km/h, 126 mph

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5 door hatchback FF 5M 1905 cm3 93 PS 92 bhp 69 kW 1102 kg
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hatchback FF 5M 1905 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1100 kg
hatchback FF 4A 1905 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1055 kg

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1992 Citroën ZX 2.0i Volcane data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
DesignerBertone
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2540 mm 100 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Length 4085 mm 160.8 inches
Width 1707 mm 67.2 inches
Height 1386 mm 54.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 1104 kg 2434 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
123 PS (121 bhp) (90 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
60.6 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
176 Nm (130 ft·lb) (17.9 kgm)
at 2750 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
88.09 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Marelli O8P fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1106.9 kPa (160.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.3 s
Standing kilometre 31.9 s
Maximum speed 202 km/h (126 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 111.12 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
81.73 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
109.6 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.24 kg/kW
20.44 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
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 0.86
Final drive ratio 3.59
general
Carfolio.com ID37664
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Citroën ZX 2.0i Volcane added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.