|2017 Citroen C-Elysee|
A NEW CHAPTER IN A COMMERCIAL AND SPORTING SUCCESS STORY
The Citroën C-Elysée is packed with the Brand's know-how and knowledge. Primarily designed for worldwide markets, its styling and functions make it the correct desire for customers seeking a prestigious yet low-cost saloon. The version become launched to the Mediterranean market in past due 2012 and China in late 2013. It has gone directly to be the Brand's best-vendor on main markets along with China, Turkey and Algeria, selling more than four hundred,000 devices global so far. Some 117,000 C-Elysée fashions have been registered in 2015, inclusive of around ninety,000 in China alone. This yr, the Brand has started accepting orders for the version in different European countries, taking up markets formerly served by means of outside retailers.
The Citroën C-Elysée's commercial achievement in key markets comes on the lower back of its lovely performances within the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Citroën has taken a clean sweep within the last 3 years, with three consecutive Manufacturers' championship titles and 3 Drivers' championship wins underneath its belt. The pioneering C-Elysée WTCC has earned a sterling recognition and paved the manner for a clean wearing venture, as the new Citroën C3 appears to take on the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).
A PRESTIGIOUS, EYE-CATCHING SALOON
The Citroën C-Elysée is a visually attractive and finely poised saloon, epitomising the very great of the three-field frame form. The latest model has had a full makeover, with a new bumper that displays the hallmark styling discovered on different Citroën saloons destined for the global market. The result is a far better, wider version that exudes status.
The new, broader radiator grill and chrome-plated chevrons combo seamlessly into the redesigned headlights, which are large than at the previous version and include present day-looking chrome-plated spots. The unbroken strains between the radiator grill and the headlights create an phantasm of extra width, strengthened by the horizontal air inlet at the bottom of the bumper and the redesigned fog lights. The result is a vehicle that is both extra poised in look and more secure to pressure. The brand-new LED lights strip above the fog lighting adds to the version's visual attraction and prestige.
When viewed from the rear, the brand new C-Elysée boasts 3-D-impact lighting fixtures that chime with the Brand's hallmark styling, making the automobile appear wider and including a touch of beauty. The 16" wheels come with two new functions - a -tone "3D" hubcap and "San Diego" alloy rims with diamond-impact end - that echo the new front-give up styling, inject renewed strength into the model's look and improve the evaluation of the body form. The up to date C-Elysée is to be had in two new, greater cutting-edge frame shades - Lazuli Blue replaces Télès Blue, at the same time as Aluminium Grey offers manner to Steel Grey.
Inside, the steeply-priced dashboard features a decorative strip on the passenger side that displays the selected trim. The interior substances are elegant, hardwearing and extremely smooth to smooth. The dashboard has been redesigned to accommodate the brand new 7" touchscreen interface, bringing the brand new C-Elysée updated with the modern day modern-day generation. The instrument cluster boasts ambitious, visually attractive dials that beautify the motive force's enjoy. Luxury models come with a brand new white-lower back panel among the 2 dials, showing using statistics.
COMFORT, SPACE AND MODERN TECHNOLOGY
The new Citroën C-Elysée is a comfortable, spacious model filled with the Brand's information and know-how. With the very cutting-edge innovations in suspension, construct quality and generation, it is the precise option for clients who need a visually attractive but low-priced saloon. With remarkable street-keeping performance, the C-Elysée makes an incredibly secure tourer on any floor. Despite its compact appearance, the model's 506-litre boot way it competes with large-magnificence automobiles on space. The Citroën C-Elysée is a modern, spacious saloon that is as robust as it is fashionable. And like all Citroën models, it reflects the Brand's commitment to bringing current technology to all. The new C-Elysée comes with a reversing camera and the very modern day radio and navigation technologies, all connected to a 7" touchscreen interface:
- Citroën Connect Radio: The new-technology 7" touchscreen promises a quicker, more responsive motive force enjoy. The interface can be used to control the following capabilities: phone (connect through Bluetooth, get right of entry to the cellphone directory and use the twin name function), multimedia (pay attention to song from a smartphone, use Android Auto & Apple CarPlay to access phone apps thru the Mirror Screen), and audio controls (use the guidance wheel buttons to govern 4 speakers and AM/FM radio). The model also comes with voice recognition era, permitting drivers to govern cellphone and media features with out the usage of their arms.
- Citroën Connect Nav: With Citroën's new three-D, touchscreen, real-time navigation machine, drivers can use the 2-finger pinch gesture to control zoom, even as the enhanced maps offer an stepped forward navigation experience. The gadget includes 3-D depictions of predominant European towns and traveller points of interest and renders terrain in a realistic manner, while the arrow gadget helps drivers pick out the right lane on greater complicated roads. As the vehicle techniques a difficult junction, a pop-up window seems displaying the intersection in element, together with the applicable signs and symptoms.
In a few locales, the system also offers a sequence of new, connected offerings:
- Traffic Pack: actual-time traffic reputation updates and alternative direction suggestions from TomTom, local climate forecasts, neighborhood automobile parks and petrol stations (along with prices), and an internet search engine for nearby factors of hobby.
- Alert Pack: risk indicators (pace cameras displayed on the map).
- Update Pack: replace the maps and software program via USB stick.
The new Citroën C-Elysée is to be had with a number of effective and understated engines, with distinct alternatives presented in keeping with area. The PureTech 82 petrol engine comes with a guide, while the VTi 115 is to be had with a manual gearbox or the modern-technology six-speed EAT6 computerized gearbox. The model is likewise to be had with either the HDi ninety two or the BlueHDi one hundred diesel options.
The new C-Elysée is manufactured in Vigo, Spain, and could move on sale in Q1 2017. The Chinese version, built in Wuhan, may also function similar enhancements and is pegged for release in Q1 2017.