Spy Shots: new Citroen c-Elysee testing in China
Published on September 19, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
The very first spy shots of the new Citroen c-Elysee testing in China, it will be made by the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture and replace the current c-Elysee that is based on the very first generation Citroen ZX. The new c-Elysee is identical to the new Peugeot 301, which will be made in China as well.
Engines for the Chinese market: 1.6 and 1.8 patrol, maybe a 1.6 turbo. Size: 4430mm/1700mm/1470mm, wheelbase is 2650. Price will be very low, comparable to the current c-Elysee which starts at 73.800 yuan and ends at 88.800 yuan. Both the Peugeot 301 and Citroen c-Elysee are expected to hit the Chinese car market next year, to compete head on with the new Volkswagen Jetta.