Citroen Metropolis

January 4th, 2010 by By auto # Car, Mitsubishi

Citroen has issued an extraordinary concept, Metropolis. Shape that looks elegant but powerful can be immediately visible. It makes other luxury sedan manufacturers for immediate improvement. Metropolis can be taught to its competitors in order to create a sporty luxury sedan nan. Metropolis is a work of Citroen’s design team based in Shanghai, China. Metropolis was planned to be exhibited at the French Pavilion at the Shanghai World Fair 2010 from May 1 next.

Manufacturers of French origin is to unite the concept of a premium sedan with environmentally friendly technologies. Maintaining a balance between driving comfort with environmental preservation. Combining hybrid technology that uses 2.0-liter V6 engine, electric motor and transmission 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox electronic.

According to Citroen, at low speed, Metropolis ran using Zero Emission Vehicle mode (Zev), with the electric motor produces 55bhp (40kW), a maximum 95bhp (70 kW). At normal speed (road conditions), using a gasoline engine that produces 272bhp (200kW) and 375Nm of torque. And at high speeds, this car will use electric motors and combustion in the engine to produce maximum power up to 460bhp (345kW).

Metropolis also has having a four-wheel mode. In order to provide a comfortable driving experience as well as shockproof, Citroen using Hydractive suspension, which can reduce the shock of rough roads and rugged as well as improve the performance of the Metropolis. [O / timABT]

source : autoblackthrough




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