In the near future will be on the electric car marketAnother new product from European manufacturers has been launched, expanding the range of cars powered by electricity. Earlier, the French automobile concern announced plans to hold on June 30 the official presentation of the new model of the Citroën C4 series, which is positioned by the manufacturer as a compact cross-hatchback. The company plans include the release of a new model range with three powerplant options: with a diesel engine, gasoline engine and electric motor. The Citroën C4 electric model will receive the ë-C4 identification.
The company’s official press release statesthat the company intends, following the successful release of the C3 Aircross and C5 Aircross crossover models sold in the amount of 300,000 and 200,000, respectively, since 2017, to actively move into the hatchback market, which accounts for 28% of the European automobile market. Cars from the new Citroën C4 lineup will combine the aerodynamic silhouette of a hatchback with a highly raised crossover body, which will contribute to their high popularity.
The new models will use advancedEngineering developments under the Citroën Advanced Comfort program, providing increased comfort during car operation. For this purpose, the Progressive Hydraulic Cushions suspension, Advanced Comfort seats will be installed on the Citroën C4, additional options will be introduced that expand the driver's capabilities when driving a car. All technical details of the innovations will be revealed on June 30 during the official presentation of the new line of the French automaker.
It is currently known that the lineupCitroën will be based on the PSA CMP proprietary platform used in Peugeot 208/2008 and Opel Corsa / Mokka vehicles. In this regard, experts suggest that the electric version of the Citroën ë-C4 will be equipped with an electric motor with a capacity of 100 kW (136 hp) with a torque of 260 Nm and a battery with a capacity of 50 kWh, which will allow you to make autonomous trips on a single battery charge with a length of 310- 340 km on the WLTP cycle.
The new Citroën ë-C4 electric car will become the company's fifth all-electric car after the C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid, Ami, S-Jumpy and S-SpaceTourer.