Citroën GS Club Break, 1980 MY

Citroën GS Club Break is a car that has a 5 door estate/station wagon type body styled by Robert Opron with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. Its 1.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 58 bhp (59 PS/43 kW) of power at 5750 rpm, and maximum torque of 87 N·m (64 lb·ft/8.9 kgm) at 3250 rpm. The power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 940 kg. Maximum claimed speed is 149 km/h (93 mph).

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Citroën GS Club Break -
Citroën GS Club Break
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Key facts

Citroën GS Club Break, 1980 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4120 mm
How heavy?
940 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1222 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
59 PS / 58 bhp / 43 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
87 Nm / 64 ft.lb / 8.9 kgm @ 3250 rpm
How fast?
149 km/h, 93 mph

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1222 cm3 59 PS 58 bhp 43 kW 930 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 1222 cm3 59 PS 58 bhp 43 kW 942 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1129 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 935 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1299 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW 940 kg
Citroën GS Pallas -
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 Club Break data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
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 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Height 1349 mm 53.1 inches
Ground clearance 154 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 940 kg 2072 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 G12
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1222 cc
(74.571 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 65.6 mm
3.03 × 2.58 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
59 PS (58 bhp) (43 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
47.5 bhp/litre
0.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
87 Nm (64 ft·lb) (8.9 kgm)
at 3250 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
71.19 Nm/litre
0.86 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 894.7 kPa (129.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 305.5 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 149 km/h (93 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 62.56 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
46.01 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
61.7 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.73 kg/kW
36.3 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 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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.1
Final drive ratio 4.13
general
Carfolio.com ID73029
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1980 Citroën GS Club Break added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.