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Citroën Ami 8

(1969 model)

Brief specs of 1969 Citroën Ami 8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder 4-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 602 cm3 / 36.7 cu in / 36.7 cu in, 23.9 kW / 32.1 hp / 32.1 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 41.0 N·m / 30.2 lb·ft / 30.2 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 10.9 l/100km / 25.9 mpg-UK / 21.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from1969
ModelAmi 8Issued until
SerieAmiNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCitroënCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3640 l / 128.55 cu ft / 128.55 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3970 mm / 156.3 in / 156.3 inTotal (curb) weight725 kg / 1598 lb / 1598 lb
Width1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inDry weight
Height1486 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2388 mm / 94.0 in / 94.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1257 mm / 49.5 in / 49.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1219 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance127 mm / 5.0 in / 5.0 inFuel capacity27 l / 6.0 UK gal / 7.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders2
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (Inline, 2 cylinder (twin))Total number of valves4
Engine ManufacturerCitroënValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement602 cm3 / 36.7 cu in / 36.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity301.00 cm3/cylinder / 18.368 cu in/cylinder / 18.368 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power23.9 kW / 32.1 hp / 32.1 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque41.0 N·m / 30.2 lb·ft / 30.2 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)9.6 kW / 12.8 hp / 12.8 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output39.7 kW/l / 0.872 bhp/cu in / 0.872 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque68.1 N·m/l / 0.60 lb·ft/cu in / 0.60 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1.38
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio44.1 kW/ton / 33.4 bhp/ton / 33.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.9 l/100km / 25.9 mpg-UK / 21.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions260 g/km / 418 g/mi / 418 g/mi
  Range250 km / 156 mi / 156 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Live axle, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front200/65-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën Ami 8

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