Citroën DS 19 

  • built in France
  • 1960
  • 75 HP 1.9L
  • 87 mph
 
To create and sculpt the sensual lines of the DS, Flaminio Bertoni worked in close cooperation with engineer André Lefèvre, whose main concern was the aerodynamics.
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A worthy successor to the Traction, the DS was revolutionary both by its aerodynamic styling and its range of new technologies.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Citroën DS 19

Top speed

DS 19
87 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
Agera R
260 mph

Data points Key details of the Citroën DS 19

Horsepower

DS 19
75 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

Torque

DS 19
128 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Citroën DS 19

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To create and sculpt the sensual lines of the DS, Flaminio Bertoni worked in close cooperation with engineer André Lefèvre, whose main concern was the aerodynamics.
A worthy successor to the Traction, the DS was revolutionary both by its aerodynamic styling and its range of new technologies.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Citroën
Type of car Production car
Year 1960

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 35.72 lb/hp
Maximum hp 75 HP @ 4,500 RPM
Maximum torque 128 ft-lb @ 3,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,911 cc
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.07 in / 3.94 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 87 mph

transmission

Drivetrain FWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.24:1
  2. 2: 1.94:1
  3. 3: 1.27:1
  4. 4: 0.85:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,679 lb
Width 70.5 in
Height 57.9 in
Length 189.4 in
Front track width 59.1 in
Wheelbase 123 in
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