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Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept 2014 Review

Citroen commendably created a benchmark in terms of fuel efficiency it offered at the 2014 Paris Motor Show by unveiling its all new, Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept 2014. As the name suggests this new concept from Citroen offers its customers a PureTech 82 engine with Hybrid Air technology which helps it to reduce the fuel consumption by 30% and bringing it to as low as 2L per 100km. Apart from these various lightweight and high-performance materials are used to make this concept which help to get a 100 kg lighter than production Citroen C4 Cactus. Let us have a look at all the technological aspects that help Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept 2014 achieve this goal.

SPECIFICATIONS

DIMENSIONS

  • Length: 163.62 in
  • Width: 68.07 in
  • Height: 58.54 in (yet to confirm)
  • Unladen Weight: 865 Kg

MAKING OF CITROEN C4 CACTUS AIRFLOW 2L CONCEPT 2014

In making this Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept 2014, various modifications have been done to achieve this target. Adding new front bumpers with inbuilt three air intakes is a part of it. The air intakes without failure adjust themselves according to vehicle’s performance and thus do the task of engine cooling and regulating airflow. In this same segment with an intention to guide the airflow around the vehicle. Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept 2014 comes with 19” tires with low rolling resistance, the design they carry improves energy efficiency of model and aerodynamics. Apart from this talking about wheels which feature mobile shutters activated and are controlled by centrifugal force. Contributing to this entire package joins, low power consuming LED lamps which subsequently consumes less energy and thus high fuel economy is offered. Following it is lengthened spoiler and wheel arches with ‘Air Curtain’ to keep the flow of air along the wheels.

LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIALS FOR CITROEN C4 CACTUS AIRFLOW 2L CONCEPT 2014

Figures might surprise you but this already 200 kg lighter version in comparison to C4 Hatchback went through thorough work to get-off it’s another 100 kg. To achieve this target aluminum is used for upper cowl panel and rear floor pan. High yield steel was shaped to add heel board and front side rails with some of the other composite materials amalgamated together to create the vehicle floor. While company was trying to lessen the weight of their new Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept they didn’t lose the command over durability of these materials. In short entire interior and exterior gets work of either carbon based components or steel or aluminum.

With help of these company finally succeeded to achieve the targets they created while planning Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept 2014 and final touch of efficient luxury ride gets adored by three operating modes offered through Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept, precisely; Air power, Petrol Power and Combined power.

Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept 2014

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