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Citroën 12


type 4/5S SAL
doors 0

Engine information

Bore × stroke 72.00 mm × 100.00 mm 2.83 in × 3.94 in
Cylinders S-4
Displace 1.6 litre 1628 cc (99.347 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 8 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio
Fuel system
Maximum power 35.5 PS (35.0 bhp) (26.1 kW) @ 3200 rpm
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 34.31 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
Specific torque
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.72
Unitary capacity 407 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2908 mm
wheelbase 114.5 in
Length (milimeters) 4267 mm
Length (inches) 168 in
Width (milimeters) 1657 mm
Width (inches) 65.2 in
Height (milimeters)
Height (inches)
L:W ratio 1.47
Ground clearance (milimeters) 178 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 7 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1020 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2249 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 40.9 litre
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 9 UK Gal
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 10.8 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive FWD
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 3M
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.90

General information

RAC rating 12.9
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1939 Citroën 12 PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1939

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