At the auto show in Beijing in 2014 the French automaker introduced premium crossover Citroen DS 6WR, but they did not stop. There’s also a presentation of the concept SUV C-XR, developed jointly with the Chinese partner – Dongfeng. As expected, after only six months in the autumn of 2014, the presentation of the production version of the new crossover, called the Citroen C3-XR. Externally, the model does not differ much from the prototype, and in fact the model is a variation on Peugeot 2008. Cars are built on a common platform and have similar dimensions.
The length of pre-version is 4 260 mm (size of the wheelbase – 2650), width – 1790, height – 1 560 gamma motor front-wheel SUV is presented with only one engine – 1,6 liter gasoline turbo engine, developing 160 hp The engine is running in conjunction with a dedicated six automatic transmission and is equipped with a default “start/stop”. Will there be a future all-wheel drive version of the model – is unknown.
French-Chinese crossover is equipped with a rearview camera, keyless access system in the cabin and the engine is started with the function button. Among other features worth mentioning system Grip Control, which monitors the work of the ESP and traction control for driving on a slippery road, sand, mud or snow. In recent years, China is the main market car brand Citroen. It sold around 25% of the Citroens, so it is not surprising that the French company has decided to launch a new compact crossover exclusively for China. Information about the price of a novelty yet.