1922 Citroën 5 cv Type C

This automobile has a 2 door tourer body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The 0.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 4 cylinder unit that develops 11 bhp (11.2 PS/8.2 kW) of power at 2100 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 3 speed manual transmission. The Citroën 5 cv Type C weighs a stated 590 kg at the kerb. It is claimed to achieve a top speed of 61 km/h, or 38 mph.

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1922 Citroën 5 cv Type C brief technical data

What body style?2 door tourer with 4 seats
How heavy?590 kg
What size engine?0.9 litre, 855 cm3
How many cylinders?4, Straight
How much power? 11.2 PS / 11 bhp / 8.2 kW @ 2100 rpm
How much torque?Unknown
How fast?61 km/h, 38 mph
1922 Citroën 5 cv Type C data
bodywork
Body type4 seater tourer
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2248 mm 88.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 590 kg 1301 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 4
Capacity 0.9 litre
855 cc
(52.175 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 55 × 90 mm
2.17 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.61
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 11.2 PS (11 bhp) (8.2 kW)
at 2100 rpm
Specific output 12.9 bhp/litre
0.21 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 213.75 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 61 km/h (38 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 18.9 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
13.9 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
18.64 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 71.93 kg/kW
120.15 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 rear 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 650 x 65
Tyres rear 650 x 65
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.80
general
Carfolio.com ID98835
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 7.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1922 Citroën 5 cv Type C added 2002-08-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.