01 Dec 2014
CITROËN C-ELYSÉE: modern, spacious and robust
The Citroën C-Elysée reaps the full benefits of Citroën expertise in technology and design. Its styling and features deliver a specific response to the needs of customers looking for an attractive, affordable saloon. Scheduled for launch at end-2012, it demonstrates brand expertise in running gear, quality and technology, as illustrated by the new VTi 72 engine, designed for performance, fuel efficiency and durability. The Citroën C-Elysée was designed first and foremost to meet the needs of international markets.
AN ATTRACTIVE, WELL-BALANCED SALOONThe designers of the Citroën C-Elysée started off with a blank sheet. From the first stroke of the pencil, the aim was to showcase the three-box body style. The result is both attractive and well balanced. The front end immediately identifies the vehicle as a member of the brand family, with a large chrome signature emphasizing the enveloping, ribbed bonnet. The bodywork is both harmonious and eye-catching, conveying a robust sense of presence with a high waistline, wide tracks and strongly curving wings. The Citroën C-Elysée ships in a choice of seven body colours, with chrome detailing depending on the level of trim.Inside the car, the elegant, robust design is also perceptible to passengers. The executive-style dashboard features a trim strip in front of the front passenger, according to trim. All materials were selected to be not only attractive, but also robust and easy to care for.[...]