Citroen has designed a new concept car, Numéro 9, which will be unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show
Citroen has designed a new concept car, Numéro 9, which will be unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show.
The concept signals the styling cues of the next three Citroen DS line models: a C-segment premium sedan, an SUV and a D-segment executive saloon. The Numéro 9 has elegant, thoroughbred looks enhanced with further radical design elements. Solid, sculpted proportions and subtle lines convey a distinctive and sophisticated character. The sophistication is allied with a high-quality finish for a truly original driving sensation and features that are practical and versatile in everyday use.
The concept is designed with plug-in full-hybrid technology; an ultra-efficient system that boasts remarkable levels of performance; 166mpg fuel economy, 50km range in ZEV mode, 295hp, a ‘boost’ function and 39g/km of CO2. On roads demanding successive acceleration and deceleration, the hybrid drivetrain limits consumption by using both sources of energy. On the motorway, the combustion engine takes over to deliver real performance.
Numero 9 combines the proportions of a coupé with those of an estate; it has taut lines a long bonnet and an ultra-low stance (1.27m tall) on 21-inch wheels. It also promises unique onboard comfort with its generous proportions (4.93m long and 1.94m wide, with a 3m wheelbase) providing plenty of room for rear occupants. The three glass areas in the roof also create a welcoming, friendly cabin ambience.