Citroen Has Introduced A New Generation C4 Picasso
In Citroen were forced to hurry with the virtual premiere of its new C4 Picasso is the reason for the hurry was, as usual, leaked official photos. The new compact MPV has become lighter and more compact than the previous generation, however, has not lost any comfort, no extravagance.
As promised, Citroen did not "comb" your recent Technospace concept: serial C4 Picasso received a very peculiar design of the front end. Special extravagance different head optics, as for three-piece windshield, similar solutions were used by the French even "younger" C3 Picasso.
The length of the compact MPV decreased by 40 mm to 4 430 mm C4 Picasso (50 mm below, however, the manufacturer claims that the engineers managed to increase to 2 785 mm wheelbase and extend gauge - 82 mm front, rear at 31 mm. This allows the French to talk about a more spacious cabin and increased to 40 l of the trunk. If the rear seats slide forward cargo Bay volume of new items will be 637 L. By the way, the second row of seats consists of three independent seats that can be adjusted individually.
Through the use of body structure lighter and stronger materials (for example, the hood is made of aluminum) is a compact MPV lost 70 lbs. Citroen C4 Picasso was the first model with a "double Chevron", released on the new EMP2 modular platform (the first Peugeot on its basis will be the new generation Peugeot 308). In addition, Citroen referred to as a novelty the first compact MPV with the volume of harmful emissions below 100 g/km when using conventional non-hybrid engines. In this case we are talking about modifications with a 92-horsepower diesel engine, which consumes about 3.8 liters per 100 km.
In addition to this engine, the compact MPV will get another diesel 114 HP and two petrol engines - 120-strong - and 155-horsepower THP. In the list of available options included round vision system, led rear lights with 3D effect, active seatbelts, adaptive cruise control and Parking assistant.
Premier Citroen C4 Picasso planned for the auto show in Shanghai, and in the sale of novelty will appear in mid-summer. The timing of the start of sales in Russia is not yet known.