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Citroen C-XR Concept SUV To Debut At Beijing Motor Show 2014

Citroen is going to debut an all new concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. Named Citroen C-XR Concept, the beautiful looking SUV will shape into a future model developed by Citroen and DongFeng. Since DongFeng will be involved in the production of the C-XR, it is likely to be a China-exclusive model initially. Shifting the attention to the C-XR Concept now, it is a Citroen’s contemporary take on the SUV and will be first utility product coming from Citroen-DongFeng joint venture. Compared to 2012, the SUV segment has shown a tremendous growth in the year 2013 in China and this motivated the duo to come up with an all new product.

The design of the C-XR Concept is stylish and compact, thanks to a number of bodily highlights including signature headlights with LED daytime running lights, C-shaped side signature that works as a visual link between the chrome-finished waistline



All-New DS 6WR Premium SUV To Debut At Beijing Motor Show

Citroen’s China-exclusive brand DS is going to unveil an all new premium SUV at this year’s Beijing Motor Show. The new SUV is named DS 6WR and is directly inspired by Citroen DS Wild Rubis Concept that was unveiled last year. The 6WR is a special product for Citroen DS as it is the brand’s first SUV product and takes a fresh approach to a premium utility vehicle.  Styling wise the 6WR is an SUV true to the core but features various DS design cues that make it sporty and aggressive at the same time.

The SUV is 4.55 m in length, 1.61 m in height, 1.86 m in width and features a 2.73 m long wheelbase. With those dimensions, the 6WR will offer enough space and versatility to compete with any car in the SUV segment. Not using a four wheel drive system as seen on other conventional SUVs,



Citroen DS 5LS R Concept Revealed Ahead Of Beijing Debut

Targeting at the world’s biggest auto market China, Citroen has followed a unique strategy by introducing its DS nameplate as a standalone brand. A few months ago, Citroen introduced the first car under the DS brand called the 2014 Citroen DS 5LS. This compact sedan is based on the stretched version of the PF2 platform which currently supports the DS4. Today, Citroen has unveiled the next DS product which essentially is a performance version of the 5LS. The concept model has been named DS 5LS R and is all set to make its debut at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show.

Citroen says it has been pushing boundaries in innovation, design and performance lately, and the DS 5LS R is one such example. After years of learning from the World Rally Championship, Citroen has used all its knowledge to develop the new concept. It is powered by a 1.6-litre turbo petrol



Citroen Unveils All New C4 Cactus Arsenal Edition

Recently, MINI unveiled the Paceman GoalCooper special edition for the upcoming Fifa World Cup. As expected, more carmakers are now coming up with their Fifa-dedicated special edition models and the latest one of them is the the C4 Cactus Arsenal edition by Citroen. The special version of the C4 Cactus will make its debut ahead of the 2014/15 season and Citroen has confirmed that the production will be limited to just 11 models. The same will be available in Arsenal’s iconic color theme that uses red as the base, complemented by blue and gold shades.

Apart from the exclusive paint job, the car also features new technologies that will help Arsenal fans follow their team in style and comfort. One of the most interesting features on the inside is a G.O.A.L.I.E a.k.a Geo Organized Away-day Location, Information & Entertainment interface. This touchscreen based system comes loaded with all the away



Citroen C4 Now Available With New, Fuel-Efficient PureTech Engine

Citroen has been sincerely working on new, fuel efficient engines for a really long time and the outcome is the PureTech family. The PureTech family of engines was first launched in 2012 and in the past two years it has grown bigger. Citroen has started introducing the new PureTech engines on its new generation models and Citroen C4 is the latest one to get it. The 2014 Citroen C4 will be available with a new 3-cylinder e-THP 130 PureTech engine which features technologies like a direct-injection turbocharger and variable valve timing.

Talking in terms of performance, the new e-THP 130 engine is capable of putting out 130 hp of max power available at 5,500 rpm and peak torque of 230 Nm available from 1750 rpm. Compared to the current 4-cylinder engine options available on the C4, the PureTech heart offers increased efficiency and reduced CO2 emissions. The 4-cylinder engine emits



Citroen DS3 Dark Rose Limited Edition: Price and Details

Citroen has unveiled the latest special edition model of the Citroen DS3. The new model is called Citroen DS3 Dark Rose limited edition and was launched by the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. The new DS3 Dark Rose is one of the most exclusive cars available in Europe currently as Citroen plans to produce only 350 examples of the limited edition. The Dark Rose limited edition will be available on the standard DS3 and DS3 Cabrio. Making the Dark Rose edition distinctive enough is a two tone body paint which uses Shark grey and Perla Nera black.

While the front, rear and side of the car features an exclusive two-tone paint job, the roof of the DS3 and DS3 Cabrio models will be offered in different, contrasting colors. The DS3’s roof is in fuchsia pink while that of DS3 Cabrio has a black canvas shade. The wing mirror housings are



Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing Ultra-Limited Edition Available For £29,305

Citroen is betting big on its latest product, the Citroen DS3. A couple of days ago Citroen unveiled two special edition models of the DS3 developed in collaboration with Benefit Cosmetics. Today comes the third, ultra-limited edition model of the DS3 called Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing which is available in UK for £29,305. Citroen has confirmed it will create only 100 such DS3 Cabrio Racing models of which only 10 come to the UK. The Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing has been developed by the DS3 WRC and DS3 Racing and hence offers an aggressive styling and breathtaking performance.

Powering the DS3 Cabrio Racing is a 1.6 liter THP engine, the same found on in DS3 Racing, which produces 207 hp of power. Compared to the THP 155 unit on which this engine is based, the latter offers 15 percent more torque and 30 percent more power. The car can achieve



Citroen Announces C1 Hatchback Pricing And Trims For UK

Recently, Citroen unveiled the new C1 hatchback and the small car was well received by the masses. The latest buzz about the hatchback is that Citroen has announced the pricing and trim levels of the same for the United Kingdom. The new C1 will be available in three trim levels: Touch, Feel and Flair, and will go on sale in the United Kingdom come July. Powering the new C1 model range will be three engines: a VTi 68, an e-VTi 68 Airdream and a PureTech VTi 82. The VTi 68 is the at the start of the engine options list and can be ordered with either a 5 speed manual or a 5-speed ETG (Efficient Tronic Gearbox).

The e-VTi 68 Airdream will only have a 5 speed manual gearbox and no automatic, but it will feature Start & Stop technology for fuel savings. The PureTech VTi 82 will also come



Special Edition DS3 Models By Citroen And Benefit Cosmetics

Citroen has unveiled two new special edition models based on the Citroen DS3. These two models are the first special editions of the DS3 and have been developed in collaboration with Benefit Cosmetics. The models were launched along with Citroen’s first online car boutique that is currently live on ASOS, UK’s major fashion and beauty e-retailer. The two models developed by Citroen and Benefit are based on the existing DS3 DSign and DS3 DStyle variants, but feature a good number of cosmetic elements for that extra appeal.

Citroen will unveil one more model, the third of the Citroen-Benefit lineup, later this year, probably during summers. Citroen DS3 DSIGN By Benefit This model is inspired by Benefit’s Benetint product and is powered by the same, efficient VTi 82 engine and a manual gearbox which the standard model equips. Cosmetically, there are a number of added features such as a Ruby Red



New Citroen C1 To Debut At 2014 Geneva Motor Show

With plans to stir the European hatchback segment yet again, Citroen is going to premier the all new Citroen C1 small car at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Launched back in 2005, Citroen has sold more than 760,000 units of this car and with the freshly designed C1, the French major expects to set new benchmarks. Interestingly, for 2014, Citroen will offer the C1 in both three door and five door versions, as well as an open top variant called Airscape. The exterior of the new C1 has been sincerely updated and features black windscreen pillars, chrome-finish weather strips, two-part headlamps and round inserts, vertical daytime running LED lights, a glass tailgate, and square lights which create a 3D effect.

Citroen will offer the C1 city car in eight exterior color options which include Lipizan White, Gallium Grey Caldéra Black, Carlinite Grey, Smalt Blue, Olive Brown, Sunrise Red, and Scarlet Red, as well



Citroen C5 CrossTourer Unveiled Ahead Of Geneva Motor Show

At the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, which is scheduled for the month of March, Citroen is going to unveil an all new member of the Citroen C5 family. We are talking about the Citroen C5 CrossTourer which is all set to debut in Geneva, alongside the new Citroen C4 Cactus. This estate version of the C5 will go head to head against the Volkswagen Passat Attack and the Skoda Octavia Scout. The car would initially be introduced in a handful regions of Europe and will come with a range of diesel engines with power outputs in the range of 115 hp to 200 hp.

All the engines will come matched to the Hydractive III+ suspension system except HDi 115 and e-HDi 115 Airdream models. These two deprived models will feature standard suspension which has been raised by 15 mm. Perhaps the most important change brought to the C5 CrossTourer, when



DS 5LS Saloon is a treat to China this Christmas from Citroen

Citroen has something new to gift to the people of China this Christmas. It has come up with DS 5LS which is a luxurious saloon that boasts with ample of comfort and style. This car will be on the floors by March 2014 and was showcased in the international press at the Carrousel du Louvre, in Paris, and the second DS model is expected to be manufactured at the Shenzhen plant in China itself. They are even planning for a new SUV for the people of China in the upcoming year. The DS line from Citroen is going to produce more cars to expand the impact of the brandon the international platform.

This elegant car is inspired with the design with the sophistication of the Numero 9 and Wild Rubis concept cars and incorporates engines like the THP 160 and THP 200 which feature sequential direct injection, accompanied by a high-pressure



Citroen DS3 World Paris Limited Edition: Only 15 Will Be Made

Customers are already impressed with the Citroen DS3 features on the global arena and the brand has announced it fresh DS3 DS edition on November 27, 2013. The event was organized in the most beautiful city of the world, Paris and DS World Paris will be a World of surprises as Citroen has aimed to capture its customer’s heart with its rich DS range. As the DS line is stirred by the alley of French luxury and style, DS World Paris has also festooned itself on it. The arena is adjoined by high profile Art Deco portico, with the 600m2 interior presenting the DS – Black, Champagne and Carmine  colors which are known as the imprints of DS that mostly signify on sophistication, charisma and virtue.

The opening of DS World was like a jewel on the crown in Citroen façade as it celebrated its selling of more than 400,000



Citroën unleashes DS Wild Rubis SUV Concept ahead its debut at Shanghai Auto Show 2013

Sublimating the genes of DS line, Citroën’s DS Wild Rubis concept reveals the possible future styling direction for SUV model of Citroen’s DS sub-brand, the quasi-premium offshoot of Citroen’s premium range. Featuring LEd headlights with ‘scrolling’ indicators like an Audi R8, height similar to Mercedes ML-class-sized and taillights inspired by Citroen’s Numero 9 concept car, it will not be an exaggeration to call ‘Wild Rubis Concept’ as one of the best expressions of inspiration.

Moreover, it could even challenge some of the premium car brands like BMW, Audi and Mercedes. Driven by the full-hybrid, plug-in technology, DS Wild Rubis Concept’ impeccably combines DS formal language with the powerful proportions of SUVs. It was earlier predicted that the Citroën DS Wild Rubis concept will be a production-ready extension of the Numero 9 sports-wagon concept previewed at the Beijing show almost a year ago. It takes many designing elements from Numero 9 sports-wagon