Citroën has revealed its new C-XR concept at the Beijing motor show.
the first production SUV to come from the joint venture between Citroën
and Dongfeng, the concept is billed as "a contemporary take on the
The C-XR concept features traditional SUV styling, and
includes a wide grille finished in chrome with large Citroën chevrons in
the middle. Vertical LED lighting strips feature at either side,
alongside a large lower air intake and rugged-looking front guard.
rails run the length of the concept, while double exhaust tips feature
at the rear. Body cladding is standard, adding a more rugged edge to the
The car sits on 17-inch wheels with all-weather tyres. Citroën claims the C-XR's wheelbase is the longest in its class, at 2650mm, which should result in substantial interior space.
says the C-XR comes equipped with its selectable Grip Control
technology, while power comes from the firm's THP 160 petrol engine. An
automatic gearbox is standard, as is a stop-start system to improve
The concept is likely to make production with only minor changes, becoming a rival to Peugeot's 2008. Reports suggest a production version will appear early next year.
Thanks to: Autocar