Shanghai 2015 Preview: Citroen Aircross concept revealed

Shanghai 2015 Preview: Citroen Aircross concept revealed image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Citroen | posted April 14, 2015 14:11

Citroen details the Aircross concept ahead of 2015 Auto Shanghai debut

Citroen has revealed the Aircross concept ahead of its debut at the 2015 Auto Shanghai next week.

Drawing styling cues from the brand's C4 Cactus, the Aircross concept measures 4580mm long, 2100mm wide and 1800mm tall. Up front, it is fitted with slim headlights along with a black grill. It also has a large bumper and “air curtains.”

When viewed from the side, the Aircross concept features an “alloy bumps,” made from honeycomb aluminum castings. The rear window of the concept is equipped with chrome surround or dubbed as “air signs.”

Rear of the Citroen Aircross concept

The rear of the Aircross concept comes with distinctive taillights, a lip spoiler, a muscular bumper and twin exhaust pipes. The concept is finished off with 22-inch alloy wheels.

Interior of the Citroen Aircross concept

The interior of the Aircross concept features warm materials and a blend of light colors. It features two 12-inch HD screens, one of which is mobile and can be passed from one passenger to another. In addition, Citroen says each seat comes with speakers and microphones to “encourage dialogue between passengers.”

The Aircross concept is powered by a 1.6-liter gasoline engine that delivers 221 PS and 275 Nm of torque. The said engine is combined with a rear-mounted electric motor that generates 96 PS and 200 Nm of torque. It also has a lithium-ion battery with an electric range of up to 50 km. Lastly, Citroen claims that the Aircross concept can reach 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds.