Citroen Xsara II WRC (2001)
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1995: Citroen ZX Kit Car
1998: Citroen Xsara I Kit Car
2001: Citroen Xsara II WRC

Also Called Citroen Xsara T4 WRC
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Specifications

Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A 5626 (01/01 WR, 09/02 WR, 17/03 WR, 28/04 WR-1/4/2004 and 45/05 WR-1/3/2006)
Years active 2001 - 2006 Homologation start: 1/3/2001
Homologation end: 31/12/2013
Engine
Type XU7JP4 straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse
Capacity 1995cc, 1/4/2004+: 1998 cc WRC: x 1.7 = 3392cc, 1/4/2004+: 3396.6 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 84.0 x 90.0, 2004+: 85.5 x 87.0
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Output power - torgue 300 - 315 HP / 5500 rpm 54.0 kgm (530 Nm), 58.0 kgm (569 Nm) / 2750 rpm
Main bearings 5
Materials block: aluminium alloy cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total
Aspiration Garrett/Allied Signal TR30R watercooled turbocharger (see below) with 34mm turbo restrictor and catalytic converter fitted, Magnetti Marelli electronic fuel MPI, Fly-by-wire accelerator
Ignition Magnetti Marelli electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled
Lubrication system oil cooler
Transmission
Type four wheel drive X-trac 6-speed sequential shift, longitudinally mounted
Gearbox ratios 1st: /1
2nd: /1
3rd: /1
4th: /1
5th: /1
6th: /1
Diffrential ratio /1 active/hydro-electronically controlled front, rear and center differentials. 50%-50% F-R torque distribution.
2006+: Limited slip front and rear differential
Clutch dry carbon triple disk, 140mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque T4 chassis with roll-cage. 3 door hatchback bodyshell with extended wheel arches and a rear airofoil
Front suspension McPherson struts with lower wishbone, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and cabin adjustable anti-roll bar
Rear suspension McPherson struts with lower wishbone, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and cabin adjustable anti-roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion power assisted
Brakes ventilated disks front/rear, front 380mm diameter with 6 piston calipers, rear 304mm diameter with 4 piston calipers dual circuit with servo
Dimensions
length: 4.167 m (164.1") width: 1.770 m (69.7") height: 1.390 m (54.7")
wheelbase: 2.550 m (100.4") front track: 1.568 m (61.7") rear track: 1.568 m (61.7")
Rims - tires tarmac: 8" x 18", gravel: 7" x 15" Michelin 20/65-18
Weight 1230 kg
Weight/power 4.1 kg/HP
Fuel tank

Garrett TR30R Turbocharger features

T25 type ball bearing cartridge.
The bearing races are made from M50 material and the retainer from silicon-bronze for high temperature capability.
An air-cooled center housing with turbo speed pickup boss.
Thin wall stainless steel turbine housing with V-Band inlet and outlet and attached with a V-Band.
The turbine housing is shielded with an activated carbon cloth heat shield.
Mar-M 247 turbine wheel material is good up to 1050C/1922F turbine inlet temperature.
The compressor housing is attached to a standard back plate with a V-Band.
Billet 5-axis machined aluminum compressor wheel.


Results in WRC

Statistics

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total
Works
Races/wins 4/1 8/1 14/4 16/7 16/11 58/24
Entries/finishes 9/4 19/10 48/39 31/28 32/26 139/107 (77%)
Others
Races +3 16/8 16 1 8 1 45/8
Entries/finishes 5/4 2/0 19/16 49/42 27/21 1/0 8/5 1/1 112/89 (79.5%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 4/1 11/1 14/4 16/7 16/11 16/8 16 1 8 1 103/32
Entries/finishes 9/4 24/14 48/39 33/28 51/42 49/42 27/21 1/0 8/5 1/1 251/196 (78.1%)
Total points 27 65 236 225 259 263 73 35 1183
(11.485 per race)
(4.713 per entry)

Races

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Works team:

  • works: Citroën Total (2003-2005)
  • works1: Automobiles Citroën (2001-2002)
Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE POR ESP ARG CY GRE KEN FIN NZ S.R TdC AUS RAC
Philippe Bugalski
Jean-Paul Chiaroni
works1 8th 6th fuel pres sure acci dent
Jesús Puras
Marc Martí
works1 fuel pres sure acci dent 1st
Thomas Rådström
Tina Thörner
works1 ele ctri cal
Sébastien Loeb
Daniel Elena
works1 2nd
Total points
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27 3 5 9 10
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 9/4 2/1 2/1 3/1 2/1

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Information and articles

Article from 4T 368, 5/2001

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Drawings

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