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Citroën SM gearbox


TRANSMISSION Front wheel drive. Diaphragm clutch with pedal-operated master cylinder. 5-speed entirely synchromesh gear box Mechanical lever control at floorboard level Mitre-gear ratio: 4.375: 1 (8 x 35) Homokinetic with tripod couplings at the output side of the gear box and Spicer couplings on the wheel side.

  Carburetor Electronic Fuel Injection Automatic Gearbox
Maximum Speed 220 km/h
(135 mph)
228 km/h
(140 mph)
205 km/h
(128 mph)
0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) 8.9 secs    
0-400 m (0-437 yds) 16.2 secs    
0-1,000 m (0-1,093 yds) 29.9 secs    
Speed per 1,000 rpm      
- 1st gear 8.89 km/h (5.8 mph) 9.66 km/h (6.3 mph) 14.1 km/h (8.76 mph)
- 2nd gear 13.5 km/h (8.8 mph) 14.4 km/h (9.9 mph) 23.2 km/h (14.44 mph)
- 3rd gear 19.8 km/h (12.9 mph) 21.3 km/h (13.3 mph) 33.7 km/h (20.94 mph)
- 4th gear 27 km/h (17.6 mph) 29.1 km/h (18.2 mph) -
- 5th gear 36.2 km/h (22.6 mph) 37.3 km/h (23.3 mph) -
- Reverse   8.9 km/h (5.6 mph) 16.1 km/h (10.02 mph)