Citroen unveils the C4 X, the new SUV coupé

Unique, stylish and sophisticated design intended for customers looking for an attractive alternative to the hatchback and SUV offerings in the mid-size car market. That was the starting point Citroën to design and produce a new car, which could satisfy the demands of an important segment of the market that the French brand did not want to ignore. Here comes the next new C4 X and e-C4 X Electricthe SUV coupé designed by the company to bring innovation and modernity to the European market.

Citroen C4 X, the elegant and refined SUV

In line with the Citroen C5 X, presented in recent months, the French company’s new car is a combination of elegance and modernity, perfectly combining the characteristic Fastback silhouette with the modern look of an SUV and the timeless refinement and spaciousness on board. a 4-door. The design, in fact, is designed to give the end customer a sense of exclusivity and originality for those looking for a valid alternative in a market that is already full of sedans and SUVs.

As highlighted by Pierre Leclercq, Citroen Design Director, the aim behind the styling designed for the C4 X and e-C4 X Elettrica is to maintain a line of contact with the tradition of Parliament, but trying to dare and go beyond for his benefit modernity and comfort. At 4,600mm long, the two new cars fit perfectly between the C4 hatchback, with which it shares the same 2.67m wheelbase, and the C5 X.

“E-C4 X and C4 X and stand out from the crowd: they retain roundness and Citroen’s unmistakable styling language at the front, but when you turn around the car you notice that their silhouette is very different, much more dynamic and attractiveexplained Leclercq, who then gave some very interesting specifications for the new cars. The new Citroen SUV coupe, in fact, boasts an aerodynamic drag coefficient of just Cx 0.29, optimized performance thanks to a clean and flexible roofline, all for the benefit of autonomy and fuel efficiency.

The new and discreet LED rear lights, which perfectly follow the line of the large 510 liter trunk, give it sense from compact in the car that looks almost sculpted. The large wheels, with a diameter of 690 mm, combined with a short front overhang, give a raised stance that guarantees a higher driving position, offering the driver feeling of security.

Looking at the front, then, one can’t help but recognize it The signature Citroen touchwith rounded lines and the high and horizontal hood characterized by some recessed hollow parts with the characteristic chrome strips that run across the width of the body to the optical groups arranged on two levels.

The engines available

The two new vehicles are enticing with House’s touch of style, but Citroen has also thought of different engines to attract the attention of new customers. To see them at work, though, we’ll have to wait a few more months, with sales to open in fall 2022 to start production, exclusively in Europe for all markets, at the Stellantis factory in Villaverde (the brand also recently announced “La Maison Citroen, we talked about it here).

Starting with the electric version of the e-C4 X, the car can rely on a 100 kW motor which allows it to have a range of up to 360 km in the WLTP cycle and a power of 136 hp and 260 Nm of torque immediately available. According to data provided by the House, the electric can boast of acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.5 seconds in Sport mode and a top speed of 150 km/h. There 50 kWh battery It is high voltage 400V lithium ion.

For customers who prefer an efficient thermal engine, international markets and some European countries will be able to choose between the efficient PureTech petrol engines or BlueHDi diesel engines. Depending on the market, up to three engine and transmission combinations are available PureTech 3 turbocharged cylinders with direct gasoline injection:

  • PureTech 100 Stop & Start Euro 6.4, with 6-speed manual transmission
  • PureTech 130 Stop & Start Euro 6.4, with automatic transmission EAT8
  • PureTech 130 Euro 6.1, with EAT8 automatic transmission exclusively for the Middle East, Africa and international markets

In addition, in some markets the new C4 X will also be available with the latest and most efficient version of the Citroen BlueHDi 130 Stop & Start Euro 6.4 turbodiesel engine, combined with the EAT8 automatic transmission.

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