The new Citroen C1 which will make its debut at the Brussels Motor Show on 10 January 2012 offers an array of new features including CO2 emissions of just 99 g/km, new LED daytime running lights, a CD audio system with Citroen’s Connecting Box and an electronic gearbox system with steering wheel mounted paddles.
Available in both 3-door and 5-door models, the new Citron C1 keeps the compact dimension of 3.44 m long and is powered by a 3-cylinder petrol engine producing 68 bhp. Mated with a manual gearbox the Citroen C1 1.0i boasts improved fuel consumption and emission performance with 4.3 l/100 km over a combined cycle and 99 g/km of CO2. The new C1 also availabe with an electronic gearbox system, the C1 1.0i EGS, consumes 4.5 l/100 km and emits 104 g/km of CO2.
On the exterior, the new Citroen C1 comes with th new front end with a shorter bonnet, redesigned bumper which now houses fog lamps and LED daytime running lights. Also new is special launch color: Botticelli blue in addition of opaque and metallic body colours including Scarlet red, Tritium yellow, Electra blue, Lipizan white, Caldera black and two grey tones; Gallium and Carlinite.
Inside, the new Citroen C1 featuring a cabin with components in the same colours as the body. The leather steering wheel for EGS models has been redesigned while manual gearbox versions get a new-look gearstick handle.
The New CITROËN C1 features new
power steering settings and shock absorbers for more agility and ride comfort at low speeds. The new model is equipped with a range of technologies for safer urban and peri-urban journeys, including ABS, airbags, emergency brake assist, Isofix anchor points, electronic brakeforce distribution and ESP.