1999 Citroën Pluriel Concept

The Citroën Pluriel is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power through the front wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.4 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 75 bhp (76 PS/56 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 111 N·m (82 lb·ft/11.3 kgm) at 3400 rpm. A 5 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the wheels.


Citroen Pluriel -
Citroen Pluriel
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Key facts

1999 Citroën Pluriel Concept information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2/4 seats
How long?
3920 mm
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1360 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
76 PS / 75 bhp / 56 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
111 Nm / 82 ft.lb / 11.3 kgm @ 3400 rpm
1999 Citroën Pluriel data
Body type2/4 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2440 mm 96.1 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3920 mm 154.3 inches
Width 1650 mm 65 inches
Height 1550 mm 61 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1360 cc
(82.992 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 77 mm
2.95 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
76 PS (75 bhp) (56 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
55.1 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
111 Nm (82 ft·lb) (11.3 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
81.62 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1025.6 kPa (148.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 340 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID80509
Production total
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Citroën Pluriel added 2001-06-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.