1967 Citroën Mehari

The Mehari is a road car from Citroën, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie body style. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 0.6 litre naturally aspirated 2 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops 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. This power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 570 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 121 km/h (75 mph).

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1967 Citroën Mehari information summary

What body style?
2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie with 2 seats
How long?
3520 mm
How heavy?
570 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 fast?
121 km/h, 75 mph
1967 Citroën Mehari data
bodywork
Body type2 seater light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2370 mm 93.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1260 mm 49.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1260 mm 49.6 inches
Length 3520 mm 138.6 inches
Width 1530 mm 60.2 inches
Height 1640 mm 64.6 inches
Ground clearance 180 mm 7.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.49
Kerb weight 570 kg 1257 lb
Weight distribution 63 % 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 23.6 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 121 km/h (75 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 51.58 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
37.94 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
50.88 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 26.36 kg/kW
44.03 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 3.300
Turning circle 11.40 m
Front suspension I.SLA.
Rear suspension I.LTA.
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 1.42
Final drive ratio 3.88
general
Carfolio.com ID73480
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 6.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1967 Citroën Mehari added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.