Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl: to test the C4 Campero

The Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl and C4 is the most Campero and able to move beyond the asphalt own merits. A test version 1.2 petrol 110 hp PureTech.

Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl, our test photos

Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl, our test photos

Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl, our test photos

Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl, our test photos

Appearances are often deceiving. This time too, as this version of Rip Curl name brings much more than decorative changes against other Citroën C4 Cactus, much as these also appear noticeably. In this case, we are at the controls of interesting gasoline engine turbo three-cylinder 110 hp 1.2 PureTech Stop system with&Start and stop-start engine.

Provide numerous distinctive details own identity to the Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl. Outside, striking contrast to paint the body in mirrors or roof rails; stickers or a lower tops of their bumpers that simulate metal protections.

But you have to keep in mind is that this quirky Citroen C4 Cactus Rip Curl It also does more Campero than any other member of its range. How? With simple but very effective resources. A play in his favor tires mixed M + S, a Goodyear Vector 4Seasons; and on the other hand, Grip Control system, adapting how the traction control works in each field.

Grip Control to give versatility to the Citroën C4 Cactus

Delving a little deeper into the Grip Control system Citroen C4 Cactus Rip Curl, in the wheel that runs it is possible to disconnect the ESP or set a mode for driving on asphalt; but provided is able to move on paths consistent with a firm electronic differential lock which prevents loss of traction. Or adapt the traction control so that, in loose sand, Let simultaneously spinning the front wheels and out of the traps of soft soils. Suit also very slippery surfaces such as snow.

In practice, and conditions in which we could try off-road, they have already been tracks very footsteps land or other more sandy, without a permit snag, we perceive no difference between change and other management; although in both situations effectively it took advantage adhesion of wheels.

Citroën C4 Cactus Rip CurlStructurally, this C4 Cactus Rip Curl It offers no difference weight with other C4 Cactus with the same engine, in this case the efficient, elastic and very round 110 hp 1.2 PureTech, whereas what bring the wheels do not pose major disadvantages: a noise decibels -3 dB at 120 km / h- mounted that other versions and purely asphalt (Good Year EfficientGrip) and also a slight decrease on and excellent braking capacity of this model. Specifically, 8.4 meters from 120 km / h and 6.5 meters from 100 km / h.

Personality also inside

He Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl also it offers own and differentiators in the inside. Specific floor mats, belts ribbons red or frames in contrast to the outputs of aeration are some of the "garments" Rip Curl distinctive highlights.

At equipment offering serial, regarding the C4 Cactus Shine, the Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl provides the reversing camera and parking sensors.

Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl, our conclusion

If you're going to move off-road but very occasionally it can make up more than others Cactus: so puts the grip Control, certainly, but added there so the wheels M + S compared to standard summer in other versions. The penalty is that they make more noise and penalize braking. They are dramatic setbacks over versions over asphalt, providing what they bring, but you have to weigh.

Citroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl, data (measurements Technical Center Highway)

TECHNICAL DATACitroën C4 Cactus Rip Curl PureTech 110
Motor1199 cm3 / 3 cylinders
Power110 hp from 5750 rpm
maximum torque20.9 mkg at 1500 rpm
Acceleration 0-100 km / h9.7 sec
Maximum speed188 km / h
Weight1,117 kg
Real average consumption6.5 l / 100 km
actual road use6,1 l / 100 km
Real urban consumption7.0 l / 100
Width / after136/133 cm
Space legs back78 cm
Trunk400 liters
PriceFrom 22,650 euros

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