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|Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 12:27 pm Post subject: Citroen Unveils The C5 Aircross
|Citroen Unveils The C5 Aircross: A New Generation SUV, Ultra Modular And Comfortable
- Citroen unveils new C5 Aircross in France
- Vehicle developed to offer segment leading modularity and comfort
- C5 Aircross currently under study for Australia
Citroen has unveiled its latest vehicle to join its growing SUV portfolio, the C5 Aircross and the new model may be coming to Australia.
The C5 has been developed under the Citroen Advanced Comfort programme and is wquipped with the suspension with Progressive Hydraulic Cushionsģand Advanced Comfort seats, it offers a new and typically CitroŽn travelling experience.
It boasts unrivalled modularity with three individual sliding, folding and inclining rear seats and best-in-class boot capacity of 580L to 720L
Modern and high-tech, New C5 Aircross SUV is equipped with 20 driver assistance systems including Highway Driver Assist, a level-two autonomous driving system, and Grip Control with Hill Assist Descent, for adventures off the beaten track.
It also comes with six connectivity technologies, including wireless smartphone charging.
Produced in France at the Rennes-La Janais site, it will be launched in Europe and the rest of the world starting in late 2018 and will be the first CitroŽn vehicle to come in a plug-in hybrid version at the end of 2019.
After C3 Aircross, a resounding sales success having sold in 80,000 units, C5 Aircross, launched in China and having already sold in 40,000 units, and C4 Aircross, unveiled in late April at the Beijing Motor Show, CitroŽn is pursuing its international SUV offensive with the reveal of the European version of C5 Aircross.
Listening closely to the expectations of customers who do not want to forfeit practicality for image anymore, CitroŽn is moving into the SUV segment, a growing market accounting for a quarter of car sales worldwide, by offering motorists an alternative response. To the aspirational body styling of the model, CitroŽn has added a whole new experience of in-car comfort. The move demonstrates the Brand's ability to reassert, in addition to its unique identity, benchmark comfort by opening the way to a new generation of SUVs inspired by customers.
NEW C5 AIRCROSS SUV: A UNIQUE PERSONALITY IN THE SEGMENT
Boasting a strong personality, New C5 Aircross SUV stands apart through its singular, energetic and assertive attitude. Measuring 4.50 m long, robust and muscular, powerful but free of arrogance, the new model stands out in the SUV segment with its flowing shapes punctuated with strong graphic touches such as the Airbumpģ, large 720 mm-diameter wheels, ground clearance of 230 mm and distinctive roof bars.
The cabin instantly gives an impression of protection and spaciousness, with an emphatically horizontal dashboard and enveloping seats, a height position that gives the feeling of dominating the road, as well as a wide central console and warm materials. Like the latest CitroŽn models, C5 Aircross has a broad range of customisation features.
Some 30 combinations are available outside, with seven body colours, a black two-tone roof offering and three Color Packs comprising coloured inserts on the front bumper, the Airbumpģ on the lower part of the front doors, and the roof bars. It also comes with five interior ambiances, whose matching colours and materials afford clarity and warmth in a trendy and premium ďcasual chicĒ style.
NEW C5 AIRCROSS SUV: THE MOST COMFORTABLE AND MODULAR SUV IN ITS SEGMENT
An ambassador of the CitroŽn Advanced Comfortģ programme, New C5 Aircross SUV stands out through its comfort and approach to interior space. It innovates with its typically CitroŽn overall comfort and two major innovations: CitroŽnís suspension with Progressive Hydraulic Cushionsģ and Advanced Comfort seats with their unrivalled ability to filter out road disturbances and offer matchless ride comfort, the result being an outstanding travelling experience for all passengers.
New C5 Aircross SUV delivers unique modularity in the segment deriving from CitroŽnís singular know-how in the world of MPVs, with three individual, sliding, folding and inclining rear seats and best-in-class boot volume of 580 l to 720 l.
NEW C5 AIRCROSS SUV: THE NEXT-GENERATION, MODERN AND HIGH-TECH SUV
In tune with its times and equipped with a 12.3Ē TFT digital instrument cluster and 8Ē capacitive touchscreen, New C5 Aircross SUV features 20 latest-generation driver assistance systems, including Highway Driver Assist, a level-two autonomous driving system, as well as six advanced connectivity technologies.
The new, ultra-connected model is equipped with wireless smartphone charging, or the ConnectedCAM CitroŽnģ. Powered by efficient and high-performance petrol and diesel engines ranging from 130 bhp to 180 bhp and the new EAT8 automatic gearbox,
C5 Aircross will be the first CitroŽn to be available with plug-in hybrid (PHEV) technology in late 2019.
Set for launch at the end of 2018 in Europe, New C5 Aircross SUV will be produced in France at the Rennes-La Janais plant.