Citroen has begun highway testing its first made in India mannequin. Learn on to know extra concerning the new mannequin.
- C21 compact SUV will probably 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 automobile is underpinned by the agency’s new Widespread Modular Platform (CMP), which is designed for creating markets. The compact SUV may also be supplied in different markets like South America.
The SUV may have Citroën’s household design cues seen on the bigger and costlier fashions. One can anticipate the acquainted Citroën grille with two-tier headlamps, chunky alloy wheels and distinction black cladding on the perimeters.
Underneath the hood, a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine is the only real powerplant anticipated on the C21. The corporate has already begun testing this engine in India on a Berlingo MPV that’s bought 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 at the moment 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 anticipate the Citroën C21 to hit the model’s showrooms by the festive season of 2021.
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