Citroen presents the world premiere at the IAA 2005, a new interpretation of the grand tourer in line with the evolution of driving pleasure. With its original architecture, C-SportLounge, concept car with the evocative name and distinctive silhouette, married outside lines expressing power and aerodynamics in a warm cockpit designed for the pleasure of the driver and the welfare of three passengers. C-SportLounge and combines driving dynamics and high quality of life on board.
C-SportLounge evokes the power with its wide track and the curved shape of its sides, while translating the search for optimum aerodynamics, high value of the brand, with its flowing lines and its flag along. The airflow was particularly worked and led to a drag coefficient of 0.26. The specific character of the front is supported by extended air intake and long incisive headlamps in shape. The large windshield forward and joined back up, without breaking the line, the panoramic roof, so as to present a large glass area and focus on the visibility and the passage of light.
The luxurious interior of C-SportLounge designed to comfortably accommodate four adults, expresses the vocation of this touring concept. The atmosphere on board a perfect combination of noble materials, thick, worked and handled over a mechanical driving position. With reverse opening rear doors, this concept car offers unexpected accessibility of such vehicles. The boot space can be remarkably calmly consider a long journey.
The search for the pleasure of driving has dictated the development of the position of the driver who is, like the passengers in an atmosphere inspired cockpit of the aircraft. This impression is reinforced by the special treatment of instrumentation needle and its implementation. The driver is installed in a riding position that participates in driving pleasure, while enjoying an eye-level semi-high in favor of approval and security. Its head is secured to the center console, allowing it to retain control of transmission and air conditioning on hand, regardless of the selected longitudinal adjustment. Moreover, everything is done to focus on the road, with a fixed-centered controls steering wheel and gear shift paddles