Citroen CX2400 GTi group 2 (1977)
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1970: Citroen DS21 FA
1973: Citroen DS23 FG
1974: Citroen CX2200
1977: Citroen CX2400 GTi

Specifications

Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 1687 and A 5024
Years active 1974 Homologation start: 1/7/1977 and 1/5/1982
Engine
Type straight 4cyl, 4 stroke located front transverse, 30o forward inclined
Capacity 2347 cc WRC: 2347 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 93.5 x 85.5
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Output power - torgue 185 HP / 5500 rpm 24.7 kgm (242 Nm) / 3600 rpm
Main bearings 5
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves overhead valves with pushrods and rockers (OHV), gear driven camshaft 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total
Aspiration natural, Bosch L-Jetronic multipoint fuel injection
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 11 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 6 lt
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 5 speed gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.166/1
2nd: 1.833/1
3rd: 1.250/1
4th: 0.939/1
4th: 0.733/1
R: 3.123/1
Diffrential ratio 4.77/1 helical gears limited slip front differential
Clutch dry single disk
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque mounted on twin longeron main frame MA 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
Brakes front ventilated disks 259mm diameter, rear solid disks 234mm diameter dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.661 m (183.5 in) width: 1.734 m (68.3 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 1/2" x 14" or 15" 185-HR14 tires, 185-HR15
Weight 1250 kg
Weight/power 6.8 kg/HP
Fuel tank 70 lt
Drag coefficient 0.40

Results in WRC

Races

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN S.P GRE FIN CAN S.R TdC RAC
Jean-Paul Luc
Michel Prud'homme
6th
Mercier
Marchioni
21st
Total points
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5 5
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 2/2 1/1 1/1

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Francisco Romãozinho/José Bernardo in Portugal '78
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Rear and front suspension
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Hydropneumatic suspension system
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Steering system

Drawings

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