We already knew the Citroen future release He is preparing for the segment SUV means. And more taking into account sales umbrella category. And more seeing the success that the Peugeot 3008, we have already tested and will be the basis for this new SUV, It is reaping in the first months of marketing. Even a few months ago and we announce that, in principle, the new Aircross would begin to produce in 2018 at the factory in Rennes (France) to reach the European market in 2018. Well, today we have known new details they seem to advance its release and give us more information about the model.
According to reports today CarNewsChina, the final production version of the Citroën Aircross arriving the Asian market since late 2017, manufactured by the joint venture Dongfeng-PSA. Months later, the model already come to Europe in 2018 making good plans that we announced at the time.
According to the same information, the Citroën Aircross again be called directly Aircross Citroen C5, Y Europe replace the current C5 saloon that would occur. Based therefore on the EMP2 platform the French group, say that aesthetically keep many similarities with the concept Aircross spectacular Shanghai two years ago, and it may be that in China even contemplate the option of offering optional 7 seats.
Although it seems that in China this future Aircross Citroen C5 reach the Asian market with a powerful 2.0-liter turbo engine and 203 horsepower, it is foreseeable that in Europe comes with powertrains success of the French group. Of course, that would include in its range of versions of 3-cylinder gasoline 1.2 PureTech, 130 hp as especially fitted to the Peugeot 3008, and Diesel 1.6 and 2.0 BlueHDi. Even some plug-in hybrid variant could complete the offer was later expected.
To respect as much as possible to the prototype Aircross, the new Peugeot SUV It should measure about 4.54 meters long to enter fully and with more force to a segment where the C4 Aircross never won manufactured by the Mitsubishi ASX. For now here comes the information available, but not be long before we know more details of one of the great hopes of Citroën 2018.
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