Base for the car will be a concept Aircross.
Citroen official representatives have confirmed that the new Aircross crossover will go into production in 2018 and will be assembled in France, in Rennes. Serial machine will be built on the platform of EMP2, the same as the Peugeot 5008, which is also produced in Rennes.
No details about the car yet, but according to rumors, the basis for the car will be a concept Aircross presented last year in Shanghai. The production model will compete with the Nissan X-Trail and Hyundai Santa Fe. Most likely, the Aircross will be the first SUV of the company Citroen is equipped with the technology plug-in hybrid.
The concept was equipped with a petrol power unit capacity of 1.6 liter capacity 218 HP and an electric motor capacity of 95 horsepower. Cruising range on electricity 50 km. To 100 km/h model accelerates in 4.5 seconds.
The dimensions of the shoukara – 4 588 mm in length, 2 100 mm in width and 1 800 mm in height. According to the chief designer of the brand Alexander Malala, serial version just will not get 22-inch wheels and some particularly striking elements of the exterior of the concept.