PSA Group officially announced the launch of a brand new car segment crossover from the brand Citroen. Mass production will start in 2018, at the factory brand in Rennes
It is already confirmed that in the foundation of the new SUV will be used a modular platform EMP2, which has already been applied in the new models of Peugeot 308 and Citroen C4 Picasso. Crossover currently being developed under the code factory Citroen C84. According to official data, the total amount of investment for the car is about 100 million euros
The new SUV of the double chevron’d is going to be serial reincarnation of the concept of Citroen Aircross Concept, who was presented last year at the Motor Show in Shanghai. The range of French car brand will be positioned over Citroen C4 Cactus. The dimensions of the concept were 4.580 x 2.100 x 1.800 mm, and 2.800 mm wheelbase. Koncept had a hybrid, combining a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, electric motor and a set of batteries with a total output of 313 hp. Only the current concept Citroen Aircross could go 50 kilometers and the French announced many improvements in serial performance.