Citroën Ami Super, 1976 MY

The Citroën Ami Super is a front wheel drive car, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body designed by Flaminio Bertoni. The Citroën Ami Super's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 54 bhp (55 PS/40 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 68 N·m (50 lb·ft/6.9 kgm) at 3500 rpm. Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. The Citroën Ami Super weighs a quoted 815 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Citroën Ami Super, 1976 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3970 mm
How heavy?
815 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 1015 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
55 PS / 54 bhp / 40 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
68 Nm / 50 ft.lb / 6.9 kgm @ 3500 rpm

Similar models

2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 958 cm3 53 PS 52 bhp 39 kW 700 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 988 cm3 54 PS 53 bhp 40 kW 645 kg
3 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1049 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW 730 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 903 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 730 kg
1976 Citroën Ami Super data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerFlaminio Bertoni
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2388 mm 94 inches
Track/tread (front) 1257 mm 49.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1220 mm 48 inches
Length 3970 mm 156.3 inches
Width 1550 mm 61 inches
Height 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Ground clearance 127 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 815 kg 1797 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 39.8 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 1 litre
1015 cc
(61.939 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 74 × 59 mm
2.91 × 2.32 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
55 PS (54 bhp) (40 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
53.2 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
68 Nm (50 ft·lb) (6.9 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
67 Nm/litre
0.81 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 841.9 kPa (122.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 253.75 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
Power-to-weight ratio 67.18 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
49.41 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
66.26 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.24 kg/kW
33.81 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.LA.CS.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.12
Final drive ratio 4.13
general
Carfolio.com ID73106
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 13.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Citroën Ami Super added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.