Citroen challenged tyre giant Goodyear to come up with tall and narrow wheels for the Citroen 19_19, an all-electric SUV concept designed to celebrate the French carmaker’s 100th birthday and showcase styling and technology that could underpin its future. It wanted the end result to appear as though the wheels were independent from the body of the all-wheel-drive SUV, and … [Read more...] about ‘Seamless’ wheels on Citroen EV concept marry rims and rubber
The French PSA Group’s acquisition of Germany’s Opel/Vauxhall from General Motors (GM) introduces more global guessing games, shown by two new SUVs under PSA management. The Citroen C5 Aircross (above) was unveiled at the Shanghai motor show and the Opel/Vauxhall Grandland X will go public at Frankfurt later in the year. Both sit on PSA’s EMP2 base, which also underpins … [Read more...] about Citroen shares new SUV with Peugeot, Opel, Vauxhall, Holden …
Citroen describes the interior of its Cxperience hybrid concept car as "a haven of well-being where occupants can relax and decompress" on memory foam seats amid walnut wood trim and bright lemon yellow upholstery. It’s all part of the carmaker’s Advanced Comfort programme, that includes hydraulic cushions in the suspension system and also focuses on filtering out external … [Read more...] about Citroen back to quirky best with ‘Cxperience’ concept
It’s the end of the line in New Zealand for the mid-sized Citroen C5 range – and with it goes one of the motoring world’s best innovations, the hydro-pneumatic suspension system. The slow-selling C5 and Peugeot 508 sedan and wagon have been discontinued and will be replaced next year by altogether new models. “We’ve run out of C5 – same with 508,” said Peugeot-Citroen NZ … [Read more...] about Citroen’s pillowy suspension system gone but not forgotten
The Citroen distributor in New Zealand could continue to bring in the C4 hatchback, despite its Australian parent company suspending its supply from the French factory. Poor sales of the car across the ditch – roughly seven a month since last September – along with competition from its more modern stablemate the Peugeot 308, are blamed for the indefinite … [Read more...] about Citroen C4 hatchback: will it bite the dust in NZ?