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Citroen Cactus Concept: Frankfurt Preview

French Citroen has revealed the Citroen Concept, its vision for future models, ahead of next s Frankfurt Motor Show .

The of Citroen Cactus began the C-Cactus concept car. premiered at the 2007 Frankfurt

C-Cactus was a radical automotive that posed a number of key What do motorists expect cars in today’s world? And equipment and features really The exercise pushed engineers and to make sweeping changes and new solutions to motoring challenges. The approach avoided the unessential to on what makes motorists good.

The end result is the Citroen – a concept car which previews models in the C-line.

Citroen Cactus’ styling the aesthetic with the practical, the having sought to find the volumes and extend efficiency to the details. The idea was to keep the essential and this approach the designers to break free classic automotive cues and new solutions to bring customers equipment and features.

With a that is both original yet the body styling of Citroen is easy to identify, with: and smooth surfaces in pearlescent flowing contours, ‘floating’ and rear quarter panels, and functional detailing such as grey ‘Airbumps’, textured wheel arches and gloss roof rack and a bright and cabin with a large sunroof.

A stand out component of the is the ‘Airbump’, located on the sides and of the car.

Combining style with the ‘Airbump’ strengthens the appearance and of the car with its originality and personalisation The supple material features a treatment that resists and includes air capsules that impacts.

The Citroen Cactus proportions optimised for efficiency and with:

— The dimensions of a hatchback (4.21 m long m wide)

— An ideal between one-third glazed and two-thirds wing surface

High ground clearance (21 cm) but an optimised height of just m

— Reduced overhangs, the wheels directly located at corner

A key objective of the Citroen Cactus was to provide more interior for driver and passengers, ensuring and greater comfort.

The slender, dashboard fully frees up the below to create a large, storage space on the passenger This design was achieved by the of a 100% digital interface and the driver station, in particular by:

Replacing the instrument cluster a 7-inch screen

— control buttons for an 8-inch connected to all vehicle functions audio, satnav, connected and driver aids)

— the passenger airbag on the ceiling

Replacing the traditional gearstick push-button controls on the lower of the dashboard and steering-wheel paddles

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Another comforting innovation is the panoramic sunroof which light into the cabin, but heat and UV rays – comparable to sunglasses.

Another objective for was to deliver a stylish and relaxed on board. Inspired by contemporary design, the interior layout optimum space.

The inviting seats were designed in the of a sofa for improved comfort the treatment of the upper storage and interior door handles inspired by luxury luggage

Natural materials such as fabric and ‘camel’ leather tanned) are used throughout the including on the steering wheel seats and door handles.

Cactus technologies are easy to economical and environmentally considerate, to all while being resolutely on the new needs of motorists.

The Cactus concept features revolutionary new Hybrid Air drivetrain – a compressed air and hydraulics system – is combined with a PureTech to deliver exceptional fuel in excess of 94mpg (under

This innovative and highly system, which requires no batteries, is widely affordable to:

— Low-cost per mile use reduction in fuel consumption in driving)

— Easy and servicing through the combination of technologies

— No compromises to space

In the centre of the dashboard is the digital touchscreen which all driving commands. Easy to both the driver and passengers from access to Citroen Connect, a portal of web-connected that use vehicle data – mileage, speed, range and GPS – to provide information adapted to needs, such as warning of traffic delays, locating stations or tourist destinations.

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