1954 Citroën Traction 15/6 H Saloon

This automobile has a 4 door sedan/saloon body style designed by Flaminio Bertoni with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The 2.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder that has an output of 77 bhp (78 PS/57 kW) of power at 3800 rpm. Claimed kerb weight is 1400 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 135 km/h or 84 mph.

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Citroen Traction 15/6 H Saloon -
Citroen Traction 15/6 H Saloon
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Key facts

1954 Citroën Traction 15/6 H Saloon information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4760 mm
How heavy?
1400 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2866 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
78 PS / 77 bhp / 57 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
135 km/h, 84 mph

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1954 Citroën Traction 15/6 H Saloon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerFlaminio Bertoni
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4760 mm 187.4 inches
Width 1760 mm 69.3 inches
Height 1560 mm 61.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1400 kg 3086 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.9 litre
2866 cc
(174.894 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78 × 100 mm
3.07 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.78
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 78 PS (77 bhp) (57 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 26.9 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 477.67 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 135 km/h (84 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 55.76 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
41.01 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
55 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 24.38 kg/kW
40.73 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
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
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID92092
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1954 Citroën Traction 15/6 H Saloon added 2002-01-21.
Last modified 2013-06-19.