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Citroën DS3 WRC

Unveiled in 2011 to comply with the new regulations drawn up the FIA, Citroën DS3 WRC is packed full of Créative Technologie. Its results have continued to uphold Citroën’s impressive track record in the World Rally Championship.

Citroën DS3 WRC technical specifications

CHASSIS

StructureReinforced body with weleded, multi-point roll cage
BodyworkSteel and composite fibre

ENGINE

TypeCitroën Racing - 1.6 turbocharged direct injection engine
Bore x stroke82 x 75,5 mm
Capacity1,598 cc
Maximum power300 bhp at 6,000 rpm
Maximum torque350 Nm at 3,250 rpm
Specific output188 bhp/litre
DistributionDouble overhead camshaft valve train driven by timing belt 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel feedDirect injection controlled by Magneti Marelli SRP-HP unit

CLUTCH

TypeCerametallic twin-disk

TRANSMISSION

TypeFour-wheel drive
GearboxSadev six-speed sequential - Manual control
DifferentialFront and rear mechanical, auto-locking

BRAKES

FrontVentilated disks, 355mm (tarmac) and 300mm (gravel)
Water-cooled 4-piston callipers (tarmac)
RearVentilated disks, 300 mm
4-piston callipers
DistributionAdjustable from cockpit
HandbrakeHydraulic control

SUSPENSION

TypeMcPherson
Shock absorbersCitroën Racing thee-way adjustables shock absorbers (low- and high-speed compression and rebound)

STEERING

TypeHydraulic power-assisted steering

WHEELS

Tarmac8x18" wheels - Michelin tyres
Gravel and snow7x15" wheels - Michelin tyres

DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT AND CAPACITIES

Length / Width3,948mm / 1,820mm
Wheel base2,461mm
Track1,618mm (front and rear)
Fuel tank75 litres
Weight1,200kg minimum / 1,350kg with driver pairing (regulations)