Citroën GS X, 1980 MY

The GS X is a motor vehicle from Citroën, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a Robert Opron-penned 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 1.1 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 55 bhp (56 PS/41 kW) at 5750 rpm and 79 Nm (58 lbft/8.1 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 935 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 149 km/h, which is 93 mph.

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Citroën GS X, 1980 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4120 mm
How heavy?
935 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1129 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
56 PS / 55 bhp / 41 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
79 Nm / 58 ft.lb / 8.1 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 17 s
How fast?
149 km/h, 93 mph

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sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1222 cm3 59 PS 58 bhp 43 kW 874 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1015 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 880 kg

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1980 Citroën GS X data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2550 mm 100.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1328 mm 52.3 inches
Length 4120 mm 162.2 inches
Width 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Height 1350 mm 53.1 inches
Ground clearance 154 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 935 kg 2061 lb
Weight distribution 63 % front
fuel tank capacity 43.2 litres 9.5 UK Gal 11.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code G11/631
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 1.1 litre
1129 cc
(68.896 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 74 × 65.6 mm
2.91 × 2.58 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
56 PS (55 bhp) (41 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
48.7 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
79 Nm (58 ft·lb) (8.1 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
69.97 Nm/litre
0.85 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Solex 28 CIC carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 879.3 kPa (127.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 282.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 17 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 20.3 s
Standing kilometre 38 s
Maximum speed 149 km/h (93 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 59.64 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
43.86 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
58.82 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.8 kg/kW
38.08 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.800
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.W.HPS.
Rear suspension I.TA.HPS.
Wheel size front 4½J x 15
Wheel size rear 4½J x 15
Tyres front Michelin ZX 145 SR 15
Tyres rear Michelin ZX 145 SR 15
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 270 mm
Rear brake diameter 178 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.03
Final drive ratio 4.38
general
Carfolio.com ID72215
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 13.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1980 Citroën GS X added 1996-05-04.
Last modified 2013-06-19.