The new crossover is the production version of the prototype Aircross.
In a publication Autoweek proved to be official photos of the new crossover Citroen — C5 Aircross. The public debut of the car will take place next week at the Shanghai motor show.
The new crossover is the production version of the prototype Aircross, which was first shown two years ago. The SUV with a length of about 4.6 meters will be located in the lineup a step above C4 Cactus and will be able to compete, for example, with the Nissan Qashqai.
The crossover will be built on a modular platform EMP2 and are likely to offer the same range of engines as the Peugeot 3008. The car will receive engines from 1.2 to 2.0 liters, developing from 120 to 180 horsepower. The prototype Aircross packaged with a hybrid powertrain on the base 218-horsepower 1.6 turbine unit.
Initially, the novelty will be sold only in China. It is expected that the European market Citroen C5 Aircross will get there by 2018.
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