Citroën 2cv6, 1978 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. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 0.6 litre naturally aspirated 2 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 26 bhp (26.4 PS/19.4 kW) at 5500 rpm and 39 N·m (28.8 lb·ft/4 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 560 kg at the kerb.

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Citroën 2cv6, 1978 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3835 mm
How heavy?
560 kg
What size engine?
0.6 litre, 602 cm3
How many cylinders?
2, Flat
How much power?
26.4 PS / 26 bhp / 19.4 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
39 Nm / 28.8 ft.lb / 4 kgm @ 3500 rpm

Citroën 2cv6 models

Citroën 2CV6 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 602 cm3 29.4 PS 29 bhp 21.6 kW 585 kg
1978 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) 1265 mm 49.8 inches
Length 3835 mm 151 inches
Width 1473 mm 58 inches
Height 1549 mm 61 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 560 kg 1235 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 20 litres 4.4 UK Gal 5.3 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 26.4 PS (26 bhp) (19.4 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 43.2 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 39 Nm (28.8 ft·lb) (4 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 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
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)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 47.07 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
34.62 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
46.43 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 28.88 kg/kW
48.25 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 unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.LArm.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 5.2
Final drive ratio 4.13
general
Carfolio.com ID74030
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 6.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1978 Citroën 2cv6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.