Citroen CX 2200 group 2 (1975)
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1970: Citroen DS21
1973: Citroen DS23
1974: Citroen CX2200
1977: Citroen CX2400 GTi

Specifications

Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 1667 and 5598
Years active 1976 Homologation start: 1/4/1975 and 1/7/1975
Homologation end: 1/7/1975 and 31/12/1981
Engine
Type straight 4cyl, 4 stroke located front transverse, 30o forward inclined
Capacity 2175 cc WRC: 2175 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 90.0 x 85.5
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Output power - torgue 112 HP @ 5500 rpm
165 HP / 5500 rpm
17 kgm @ 3500 rpm
21.9 kgm (215 Nm) / 3500 rpm
Main bearings forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 64 mm diameter, big end bearings journal diameter 53.5mm connecting rod length between centers 160 mm, big end bearing tunnel diameter 57.7mm, aluminium alloy piston with 64.85mm compression height
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: cross flow aluminium alloy with hemispherical combustion chambers
Cams/valves overhead valves with pushrods and rockers (OHV), chain driven camshaft 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total, 49mm inlet valve diameter, 39 mm exhaust valve diameter. 1 coil spring per valve
Aspiration natural, 1 x Weber 34DMTR28 twin choke carburetor
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2, 12V battery
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, 304 mm diameter-5 blades (group 2: 10 blades) fan and thermostat 10.6 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 5.8 lt
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 4 speed manual gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.166/1 (38/12)
2nd: 1.833/1 (33/18)
3rd: 1.133/1 (34/30)
4th: 0.80/1 (28/35)
R: 3.154/1 (41/13)
Diffrential ratio 4.77/1 (62/13) helical gears front differential
Clutch dry single disk 235 mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque mounted on twin longeron main frame Citroen MA Type MC chassis with roll-cage. 4 door saloon steel bodyshell with steel bumbers
Front suspension upper and lower transverse arms with anti-dive geometry, hydropneumatic spring/damper units, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension trailing arms, hydropneumatic spring/damper units, anti-roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion with hydraulic servo assistance 4.5 turns lock to lock
Brakes front ventilated disks 260mm diameter with 2 piston calipers 42mm diameter, rear solid disks 234mm diameter with 2 piston calipers 30mm diameter dual circuit with vacuum servo
Dimensions
length: 4.660 m (183.5 in) width: 1.730 m (68.1 in) height: 1.360 m (53.5 in)
wheelbase: 2.845 m (112.0 in) front track: 1.474 m (58.0 in) rear track: 1.360 m (53.5 in)
Rims - tires steel rims 5.5" x 14" front 185-R14 tires, rear 175-R14 tires, 185-R15
Weight 1230 kg
Fuel tank 68 lt

Results in WRC

Races

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Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN GRE MAR FIN S.R TdC RAC
Jean-Paul Luc
G. Michel/ Christian de Roux
dnf dnf
Jean Deschazeaux
Jean Plassard
4th
Total points
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7 7
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 3/1 1/0 1/1 1/0

Article from Autocar, 31/8/1974

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Rear and front suspension
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Hydropneumatic suspension system
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Steering system

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