Citroën GSX 2, 1976 MY

The Citroën GSX 2 is a 4 door sedan/saloon style car styled by Robert Opron with a front positioned engine driving through the front wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.2 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 65 bhp (66 PS/48 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 delivered to the wheels through a 4 speed manual transmission. Quoted kerb weight is 940 kg.

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Citroën GSX 2, 1976 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4130 mm
How heavy?
940 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1222 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
66 PS / 65 bhp / 48 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
87 Nm / 64 ft.lb / 8.9 kgm @ 3250 rpm

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1976 Citroën GSX 2 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2553 mm 100.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1378 mm 54.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1334 mm 52.5 inches
Length 4130 mm 162.6 inches
Width 1600 mm 63 inches
Height 1365 mm 53.7 inches
Ground clearance 152 mm 6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 940 kg 2072 lb
Weight distribution
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 G12/619
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)
66 PS (65 bhp) (48 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
53.2 bhp/litre
0.87 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 8.7:1
Fuel system 1 We 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
Power-to-weight ratio 70.11 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
51.56 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
69.15 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.39 kg/kW
32.39 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TvA.HP.
Rear suspension I.HPS.TA.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-PH
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2258 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.12
Final drive ratio 4.13
general
Carfolio.com ID73128
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Citroën GSX 2 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.