1991 Citroën ZX Volcane

The Citroën ZX Volcane is a front wheel drive motor car, with its engine placed in the front, and a hatchback body designed by Bertone. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.9 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 160 N·m (118 lb·ft/16.3 kgm) at 4750 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box. The Citroën ZX Volcane weighs a claimed 1100 kg at the kerb. The Citroën ZX Volcane is said to be able to manage a top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph).

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1991 Citroën ZX Volcane information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4080 mm
How heavy?
1100 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1905 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
160 Nm / 118 ft.lb / 16.3 kgm @ 4750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.5 s
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

Citroën ZX models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1360 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 1015 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1761 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 1070 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1905 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 1069 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1905 cm3 92 PS 91 bhp 68 kW 1133 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1761 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 1010 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1905 cm3 93 PS 92 bhp 69 kW 1102 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1998 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1150 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1998 cm3 123 PS 121 bhp 90 kW 1104 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1580 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1000 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1905 cm3 72 PS 71 bhp 53 kW 1035 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1360 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1000 kg
hatchback FF 4A 1905 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1055 kg

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1991 Citroën ZX Volcane data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
DesignerBertone
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2540 mm 100 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4080 mm 160.6 inches
Width 1702 mm 67 inches
Height 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 1100 kg 2425 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.9 litre
1905 cc
(116.25 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 88 mm
3.27 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 68.2 bhp/litre
1.12 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 160 Nm (118 ft·lb) (16.3 kgm)
at 4750 rpm
Specific torque 83.99 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system Bo Mot fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1055.4 kPa (153.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 476.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.1 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 119.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
88.13 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
118.18 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.35 kg/kW
18.95 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
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID5984
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 Citroën ZX Volcane added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.