Citroën 2cv6, 1979 MY

The Citroën 2cv6 is a saloon (sedan) designed by Flaminio Bertoni with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the front wheels. Powering the Citroën 2cv6 is an overhead valve, 0.6 litre naturally aspirated 2 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 29 bhp (29.4 PS/21.6 kW) at 5750 rpm and 39 N·m (28.8 lb·ft/4 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. The Citroën 2cv6 weighs a stated 585 kg at the kerb. The Citroën 2cv6 is claimed to achieve a top speed of 117 km/h or 73 mph.

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Key facts

Citroën 2cv6, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3830 mm
How heavy?
585 kg
What size engine?
0.6 litre, 602 cm3
How many cylinders?
2, Flat
How much power?
29.4 PS / 29 bhp / 21.6 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
39 Nm / 28.8 ft.lb / 4 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 29.8 s
How fast?
117 km/h, 73 mph

Citroën 2cv6 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 602 cm3 26.4 PS 26 bhp 19.4 kW 560 kg
1979 Citroën 2cv6 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerFlaminio Bertoni
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1260 mm 49.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1260 mm 49.6 inches
Length 3830 mm 150.8 inches
Width 1480 mm 58.3 inches
Height 1600 mm 63 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 585 kg 1290 lb
Weight distribution 58 % front
fuel tank capacity 25 litres 5.5 UK Gal 6.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 2
Capacity 0.6 litre
602 cc
(36.736 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 74 × 70 mm
2.91 × 2.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
4 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
29.4 PS (29 bhp) (21.6 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
48.2 bhp/litre
0.79 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
39 Nm (28.8 ft·lb) (4 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
64.78 Nm/litre
0.78 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 814.1 kPa (118.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 2
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 301 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 18.3 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 29.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 22.7 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 117 km/h (73 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 50.26 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
36.97 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
49.57 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 27.05 kg/kW
45.19 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 3.300
Turning circle
Front suspension I.SLA.
Rear suspension I.LTA.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 125 x 15
Tyres rear 125 x 15
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.32
Final drive ratio 4.13
general
Carfolio.com ID73414
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 6.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Citroën 2cv6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.