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Last Updated : Feb 26, 2014 09:11 AM IST | Source: Overdrive

Citroen C1 facelift to be unveiled at Geneva 2014

Citroen will debut its new C1 at Geneva next month. This is the first full redesign of the car since its launch in 2005.

Citroen will debut its new C1 at Geneva next month. This is the first full redesign of the car since its launch in 2005.The car will be available in three and five door models and also gets the Airscape design which is essentially a soft top allowing the occupants to get a convertible like experience in a budget car.

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This is a compact city car with dimensions of 3460mm, 1620mm, 1450mm in length, breadth and height.

This is a compact city car with dimensions of 3460mm, 1620mm, 1450mm in length, breadth and height. The front end gets two part headlamps with round headlights giving it a smiling effect. The vertical daytime running lights give the car a cheerful and strong facial feature. The sides get a black windscreen pillar depending on the variant and chrome weather strips. 15-inch wheel covers are standard with the 15-inch diamond tipped alloys available as options.The rear gets square lights and a glass tailgate. There are a total of eight exterior colours to choose from and they can be personalized with bi-tone options.

The Airscape soft top is available in a choice of three shades and is bi-toned as well contrasting with the body colour. The cargo carrying capacity is 196-litre and with the rear seats folded can be extended to 780-litre.The interior design is clean, structured and has a bright colour finish on the multimedia panel, air vents and gear lever base. The dashboard is dominated by a 7-inch touch driver interface with Mirror Screen technology giving the user access to his smart phone apps using the vehicle's touch screen.

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The Airscape soft top is available in a choice of three shades and is bi-toned

The new C1 is available with a choice of two petrol engines. e-VTI68 Airdream engine featuring Stop/Start technology and mated to a 5-speed transmission and a VTi 68 engine with clutchless 5-speed gearbox. This gearbox has optimized pedal mapping for enhanced drivability. The top of the line engine is a VTi 82 from Citroens PureTech engine family.This 1.2litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine is capable of producing 83PS and torque of 118Nm. 0-100kmph comes up in a claimed 11 seconds. Company claims that the CO2 emissions is just 99g/km and fuel consumption is 27.63kmpl.

First Published on Feb 26, 2014 09:11 am
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