citroen aircross concept car unveiled at 2015 shanghai motor show
images courtesy of citroen

 

 

 

revealed at the 2015 shanghai motor show, the creative and bold citroen ‘aircross’ concept car illustrates the brand’s new international ambitions and different design direction. whilst respecting SUV essentials, the automobile blends power and positive energy, and creates a protective and welcoming appearance. it has an overall balanced styling, featuring a horizontal emphasis and underscores of flowing forms that are punctuated by the protective alloy bumps and air signs. the orange-red painted vehicle has a smooth and harmonious front that transitions via the floating roof and glass belt, to the 3D-effect light fitted rear.

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side profile of the new concept car

 

 

 

the citroen’s interior fosters physical and mental wellbeing through its broad seats and selection of warm materials. each chair is equipped with speakers and microphones to encourage the interaction between passengers. furthermore, the cabin has two 12-inch HD screens, one of which can be passed around, that illustrate the car’s use of technology to improve people’s experience. its plug-in hybrid drivetrain combines efficiency and high performance, featuring an electric motor, fueled by lithium-ion batteries, that is located on the rear axle. it develops 70 kW of power and 200 Nm of torque, providing an all-electric mode range of 50 km. this, combined with a 1.6 THP petrol engine, develops 160 kW and 275 Nm of torque that helps accelerate the automobile from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds.

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it has a smooth and floating dashboard that highlights the brand’s further developments with technology

 

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the warm materials of cabin, encourages both physical and mental wellbeing