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Citroën’s C3 'Aircross' SUV to rival the Nissan Juke

John McIlroy, Auto Express, 11 Nov 2016

New Citroën crossover set to expand the C3 range, and Aircross could replace the C3 Picasso name

Citroën is gearing up for a radical overhaul of its Picasso sub-brand – and the transformation is likely to start when a more SUV-like successor to the current C3 Picasso arrives next year.

The existing model is one of the dwindling number of small MPVs on the market – but ...

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WRC Rally Finland: Kris Meeke becomes event's 1st British winner

Autosport, 31 Jul 2016

Kris Meeke became the first Briton to win Rally Finland as he clinched victory on the latest round of the World Rally Championship ahead of Volkswagen's Jari-Matti Latvala.

Citroën driver Meeke's victory was also his second in as many rallies in his part-time 2016 WRC campaign after winning in Portugal in May, and the third of his career.

Meeke and co-driver Paul Nagle laid the groundwork for their win on Friday after a consistent run allowed them ...

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Citroën Parking Assist - from 1927

Rob Allen, 26 Jul 2016

Who needs reversing cameras and steering automation, when you can do this?

This Pathé film from 1927 shows a Citroën sedan, a B12 torpedo, modified to allow the front wheels to turn in roughly 90 degrees, that can do circle work as well as sidle into a tight parking spot.

Of course, later front-wheel drive models lacked the ability to articulate the ...

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Citroën 110CV Truckette – Brute Power!!

Citroënvie Magazine, 20 Jul 2016

Chris Hubers, a professional 2CV restorer in The Netherlands, recently built a speed demon Truckette that he claims is the fastest duck on the road.

Chris Hubers - Citroen 110CV Truckette
Chris Hubers and 110CV Truckette images courtesy of Auto Week.

The 42 year old’s approach is less radical than the Italian folks at Team Nimik who laid a widened  2CV Truckette body over a Ferrari F355 and claim it to be the fastest 2CV.   (We wrote about that back ...

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2017 Citroën C3 Leaks Ahead of Official Reveal

Auto Evolution, 29 Jun 2016

Looks Like a Smaller C4 Cactus

The C3 story started in 2002. In 2009, Citroën followed up with the second (and current) generation. Towards the end of 2016, the French automaker will rejuvenate the C3 for the third time. These are the first official photos of the 2017 Citroën C3 on the web, one day before ...

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Citroën Aircross Concept SUV will be manufactured in France

Drivers Magazine, 23 Jun 2016

There was a huge fuss about the production of Citroën's Aircross Concept SUV but now the plans are confirmed. As per the investor’s decision, this model will now be produced in France.

Citroën’s production plant in Rennes has the capacity to produce lots of model, but still investors are ready to invest more to upgrade the plant. They want the capacity of the plant to be increased. This is all a part of the plan known as ‘Push to Pass’.

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Peugeot, Citroën & DS target new elec tech to ease range anxiety

Autocar, 14 Jun 2016

The manufacturers' new electric cars will get higher capacity batteries and faster charging times; clean energy sources will be used

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Citroën Progressive Hydraulic Cushions

Autoevolution , 4 Jun 2016

It’s official, ladies and gentlemen. The hydropneumatic suspension designed by Paul Mages and used by various Citroën models since the 1950s will be replaced by progressive hydraulic cushions.

The French manufacturer put the new technology to the test in the Citroën Advanced Comfort.

“The what?” you may be wondering. As simply put as possible, the Citroën Advanced Comfort is a C4 Cactus with hydropneumatic suspension instead of MacPherson struts at the front and a torsion beam at the ...

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2016 Citroën E-Elysee

Ciprian Florea, Top Speed, 28 Apr 2016

Launched in 2013, the C-Elysee replaced the Elysee, a small family sedan produced for the Chinese market by the Dongfeng-Citroën joint venture.

The second-gen model is strongly related to the Peugeot 301 and shares its PSA PF1 platform with the Citroën C3 and DS3. But, unlike its predecessor, the C-Elysee is also built outside China and sold in certain markets in Europe and North Africa. While the compact isn’t particularly popular in these markets, it enjoys significantly ...

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New Citroën C3 shapes up to take on Ford Fiesta

John McIlroy, Auto Express, 21 Apr 2016

The new Citroën C3 will continue to focus on practicality and comfort when it makes its debut this summer, ahead of sales starting in the autumn.

We got our first glimpse of the French manufacturer’s new Ford Fiesta and VW Polo rival when we visited the first test of the brand’s new rally car in the south of France. Now, our exclusive images show how the extreme motorsport version should translate into a distinctive road car ...

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