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2018-2019 Citroen Cactus Concept – not scratchy French cars

At the Frankfurt Motor Show 2018-2019 Citroen Cactus concept in it was truly one of the most memorable exhibits. Thus, the French company 2018-2019 Citroen has decided to re-create your show car Cactus previous years. Compared to its ancestor, first published in 2007, the new 2018-2019 Citroen Cactus Concept – will have a more modern look with significantly improved design (sm. photos and videos), modern interior with a mass of trendy gadgets, as well as specifications mean the use of a hybrid power plant. French conceptual Autonovelties is designed to demonstrate the trend of the future development of the C-Class models from 2018-2019 Citroen.

Concept 2018-2019 Citroen Cactus is more like a SUV or by looking through the prism of the modern automotive world, to crossover. On belonging to the crossovers say not only the massive proportions of the body and the plastic protection on the perimeter of the bottom of the car body, but also the huge wheels. At the exhibition copy 2018-2019 Citroen Cactus installed tires 295/35 R21 on stylish concept specially developed for alloy wheels 21 range. The outer dimensions of the sample body, the Cactus – are: 4210 mm long, 1750 mm wide, 1530 mm in height, 210 mm clearance.

2018-2019 Citroen Cactus Concept – this is not a production car, and, of course, like a mass model should not be, but the designers have managed to create quite a neat and folding the image. Correct and harmonious contours of the body, the side doors without frames and handles, no central pillar, soaring roof. It is difficult to say will do any of this on production models, but in the case of Citroën Cactus looks not only original but also very stylish.

An unusual design solution was to use the concept of appearance Airbump bumper. Its soft surface is a collection of a large number of capsules filled with air. These panels have not only a protective function, protecting the body from minor injuries, but also allow to individualize the car, being replaceable. The machine, thanks to these overlays, looks very original.

Speaking of the interior 2018-2019 Citroen Cactus Concept, immediately noticeable attention of developers to the comfort and convenience of the driver – Salon show car is very French tried to focus just on it. All controls are located in the immediate vicinity of the driver’s eyes and hands. Stylish square-like steering wheel, the minimum number of buttons knobs and switches.

All major and minor functions entrusted to modern electronic systems. The new Citroën Cactus concept created a fully digital interface of all vehicle systems: instead of the instrument panel – screen size of 7 inches, and instead of the center console – 8-inch touch screen, through which the management of the air conditioning, audio system, navigation and other chips. In addition, inside the car there is Internet access, which is designed to work with the portal 2018-2019 Citroen Multicity Connect.

The unusual part of the conceptual model is the lack of glasses behind and on the sides and the presence of the panoramic roof – thanks to this solution provided an additional inflow of light into the cabin, which is not heated. It is also interesting that the airbag is designed for the front passenger, integrated in the ceiling, and the automatic transmission lever is replaced by a button. And finally – a comfortable sofa instead of the front seats of the driver and passenger, which creates additional comfort.

Specifications: perhaps the biggest surprise of the 2018-2019 Citroen Cactus Concept began leading it in motion hybrid propulsion system, created by the Hybrid Air technology (a combination of a gasoline engine PureTech and compressed air technology). In a series of its output is not expected until , while the manufacturer promises that the innovative power unit content of 3 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.
In general, it should be noted that the French company, judging by their appearance and design presented its concept show car, is betting the future on a more simplified model, both in design and technical structure.
We can only wait and hope that very soon the European and Russian motorists will be able to buy cars with modest fuel consumption.

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