Exclusive Citroen C6 sedan of the second generation has become more powerfulDecember 15, 2018
The French brand has slightly updated its flagship sedan Citroen C6. According to preliminary data, the model will get to dealers next year.
The second generation Citroen C6 sedan debuted in 2016, it is available only in the “heavenly” market. The production of sedan established at the local plant joint venture of concerns PSA and Dongfeng (the Chinese own shares of the French company). The demand for the model is modest: last year, 5,915 cars were sold, and in January-October 2018, the C6 sold just 3,683 copies. For comparison, the Buick LaCrosse, for example, has gained 55,000 owners in China in the ten months of this year. Nevertheless, they are not going to refuse from the flagship in Citroen – an updated version is being prepared for the debut.
Photos and characteristics of the C6 2019 model year appeared in the database of the Ministry of Industry of China. Judging by the pictures, the exterior design of the sedan did not change, except that he had a special equipment with decorative elements of brown color, dedicated to the upcoming centenary anniversary of the brand – Citroen will celebrate it next year.
Technical update is much more interesting. Thus, the 1.8 THP gasoline “turbomachine”, developed with Dongfeng, became more powerful: the output was increased from 204 to 211 hp. It is not yet known whether the torque has grown. In the pre-reform model with this engine, this figure is 280 Nm. The declared fuel consumption is 6.4 l / 100 km instead of the previous 6.6 l. Machines with an upgraded engine will have a 400THP nameplate instead of 380THP. Dynamics is not yet disclosed. Pre-reform sedan with a 1.8 engine accelerates from a standstill to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds, maximum speed – 235 km / h. For the current Citroen C6, a four-cylinder 1.6 THP turbo engine with 167 hp is still provided. and 245 Nm (acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h – 9.7 seconds, maximum speed – 215 km / h): these sedans are designated as 350THP, this engine, apparently, has not been modified. The box for the Citroen C6 is one – a six-speed “automatic”, the drive is only front.
The current C6 1.6 engine costs from 189,900 yuan. Sedan with a pre-reform engine 1.8 will cost at least 218,900 yuan.