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Citroen Mehari revive the name

Citroen Mehari revive the name

The company Citroen is developing a new concept crossover that will be built on C4 Cactus . The car will receive name revived Mehari. The premiere of the prototype will take place at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which will open in September 2015, according to World Car Fans.

According to unofficial data, the concept will get a retro design. However, in contrast to the classical prototype equip Mehari, likely hardtop. According to executive director of the French company Linda Jackson, a similar car could give the brand more “cheerful image”. Will the production version of the prototype, is also not reported.

Mehari model was produced from 1968 to 1987. In total for this period it produced 150,000 SUVs. The car was built on the 2CV. The most popular vehicle used in developing countries, as well as the employees of power structures and agriculture.

In addition, the Frankfurt company Citroen will bring conceptual crossover Aircross, previously shown in Shanghai. Will any changes in the European version is not yet known.

The design resembles a hybrid car crossover C4 Cactus. The prototype was a massive grille, LED optics, large air intakes and the front expanders and rear wheel arches. The machine is equipped with special pads that protect the body from scratches and dents.

The power plant Aircross includes the 1.6-liter THP petrol engine capacity of 218 liters. from. and an electric motor with a return of 95 horsepower. The electric motor is powered by lithium-ion batteries, charge for three and a half hours from an ordinary household outlet. Cruising on a single electric up to 50 kilometers. Up to 100 km / h the car accelerates in 4.5 seconds. Average fuel consumption in the combined cycle is 1.7 liters per 100 km.

 

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