Citroen has begun highway testing its first made in India mannequin. Read on to know extra concerning the new mannequin.
- C21 compact SUV will likely be Citroen’s first made-in-India mannequin
- To be powered by 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine
- Launch by 2021 festive season
Codenamed C21, the brand new car is underpinned by the agency’s new Common Modular Platform (CMP), which is designed for growing markets. The compact SUV may also be supplied in different markets like South America.
The SUV could have Citroën’s household design cues seen on the bigger and costlier fashions. One can count on the acquainted Citroën grille with two-tier headlamps, chunky alloy wheels and distinction black cladding on the edges.
Under the hood, a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine is the only powerplant anticipated on the C21. The firm has already begun testing this engine in India on a Berlingo MPV that’s offered with the identical engine abroad. Sources inform us that this engine is being benchmarked to rival Maruti Suzuki’s engines for refinement and gasoline effectivity.
Citroën is presently present process trial manufacturing of the C5 Aircross and the brand new C21 crossover may also be constructed on the identical CK Birla facility in Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu. We count on the Citroën C21 to hit the model’s showrooms by the festive season of 2021.
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