Citroën CX 25 Pallas Automatic, 1985 MY

The CX 25 Pallas is a road car from Citroën, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a Robert Opron-styled 4 door saloon body style. Its 2.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 136 bhp (138 PS/101 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 206 N·m (152 lb·ft/21 kgm) at 4000 rpm. This power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. Its maximum speed claimed is 195 km/h or 121 mph.

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Citroën CX 25 Pallas Automatic, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4670 mm
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2500 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
138 PS / 136 bhp / 101 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
206 Nm / 152 ft.lb / 21 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph

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1985 Citroën CX 25 Pallas Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2850 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1510 mm 59.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1370 mm 53.9 inches
Length 4670 mm 183.9 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1360 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code M25/659
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2500 cc
(152.559 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 92 mm
3.66 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
138 PS (136 bhp) (101 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
54.4 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
206 Nm (152 ft·lb) (21 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
82.4 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1035.5 kPa (150.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 5500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 625 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 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Front suspension I.W.HPS.ALC.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.HPS.ALC.ARB.
Wheel size front 5½ x 14
Wheel size rear 5½ x 14
Tyres front 195/70 x 14
Tyres rear 195/70 x 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 260 mm
Rear brake diameter 224 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.77
general
Carfolio.com ID47652
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Citroën CX 25 Pallas Automatic added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.