The new Citroen C4 Cactus first went to tests

The new Citroen C4 Cactus first went to tests

January 22, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Citroen has begun updating its model.

The head of the company, Xavier Peugeot, confirmed in an interview that the replacement of the C4 Cactus model is under development, but it will get a new name and get a new design. Now the first spy photos of the novelty appeared during the tests on the Web.

The prototype of the hybrid hatchback and SUV of the French automaker has a more traditional design approach compared to the previous model. However, it will not be a typical crossover, as Citroen wants to give it a special look in an effort to create a car different from its competitors.

The model will be based on an expanded version of the CMP PSA Group platform, which is also used by the Peugeot 2008 crossover. The architecture supports gasoline, diesel, hybrid units, as well as all-electric transmissions, which suggests that we will see several different engine options for sale.

In fact, the prototype can be a zero-emission test car, judging by the lack of tailpipes at the rear. The rear right window also has a warning sign that says that there is a lithium-ion battery inside the car.

The Cactus replacement should debut before the end of the year in a segment that is quite crowded in the European market with new fresh models, including the new Volkswagen Golf and Skoda Octavia, plus Ford Focus, Renault Megane and the like.