Citroën LNA, 1982 MY

The Citroën LNA is a hatchback with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power to the front wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 0.7 litre naturally aspirated 2 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 35 bhp (35.5 PS/26.1 kW) at 5250 rpm and 49 N·m (36.1 lb·ft/5 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. It weighs a quoted 710 kg at the kerb. The Citroën LNA is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 126 km/h (78 mph).

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Citroën LNA, 1982 MY information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3400 mm
How heavy?
710 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 652 cm3
How many cylinders?
2, Flat
How much power?
35.5 PS / 35 bhp / 26.1 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
49 Nm / 36.1 ft.lb / 5 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
126 km/h, 78 mph

Citroën LNA models

Citroën LNA -
3 door hatchback FF 4M 652 cm3 36.5 PS 36 bhp 26.8 kW 710 kg
fixed-head coupé FF 4M 1124 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW 740 kg
1982 Citroën LNA data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2230 mm 87.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1290 mm 50.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1240 mm 48.8 inches
Length 3400 mm 133.9 inches
Width 1520 mm 59.8 inches
Height 1380 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance 120 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.52
Kerb weight 710 kg 1565 lb
Weight distribution 66 % front
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 2
Capacity 0.7 litre
652 cc
(39.787 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 70 mm
3.03 × 2.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
4 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
35.5 PS (35 bhp) (26.1 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
53.7 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
49 Nm (36.1 ft·lb) (5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
75.15 Nm/litre
0.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 944.4 kPa (137 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 326 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 21.5 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 126 km/h (78 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 49.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
36.76 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
49.3 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 27.2 kg/kW
45.44 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 3.330
Turning circle 9.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LW.
Rear suspension I.SwLoTA.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 1.15
Final drive ratio 4.13
general
Carfolio.com ID73183
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 7.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Citroën LNA added 2000-04-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.