Nowadays a city-cars became very convenient and it have a future. Automakers are facing a harshly contracting sell in Europe and as the world’s family teeters on the brink of recession and the viewpoint of universal warming continues to be disconcerting to clients, present smaller, dexterous, economical cars is the way to go.
Citroën has bare the first details of its efficient C1 minicar that will go on trade across mainland Europe during November (December) and from January 2009 in the UK. The Citroen C1 which is part of the Peugeot 107 and Toyota Aygo triplets has standard some minor styling changes to the front end and in particular a redesigned plenteous complimenting the looks of the recently efficient C2. There are also new alloy helm designs and trims while inside the French automaker upgraded the berth with new upholstery and supplies.
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Even though Citroen has not provided any exact mechanical niceties, the French automaker chains that the vehicle’s environmental and economical credentials have also been enhanced. According to Citroen, the 68HP 1.0-liter, three-cylinder gasoline engine boasts lowered CO2 emissions of 106g/km (-2.7%), and a mutual-round fuel consumption figure of 4.5 lt/100 km or 62.8mpg UK / 52.3mpg US (+2.1%).
As before, the C1 will also be existing with a 1.4-liter HDI diesel troop that develops 55HP at 4,000 rpm and torque of 130 Nm at 1,750 rpm and is mated to a 5-velocity manual transmission. The diesel-powered C1 achieves a joint-cycle fuel consumption of 4.1 l/100 km or 69.0mpg UK / 57.3mpg US and emits just 109 g/km of C02.