New spy shots of the new Citroen C-Elysee testing in China. The new C-Elysee debuted in China on last month’s Shanghai Auto Show, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in the fourth quarter of this year, price will start around 80.000 yuan.
The new C-clysee is made by the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture. The current C-Elysee, which is based on the ancient first generation Citroen ZX, will continue yet again as the ‘C-Elysee Classic’, priced around 60.000 yuan. The new C-Elysee will be powered by a 1.6 with 114hp and 150nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic. Size: 4430/1700/1470, wheelbase is 2650.
The C-Elysee is basically the same car as the new Peugeot 301 which will be made by Dongfeng-PSA as well. The C-Elysee and 301 will compete head-to-head with the new Volkswagen Jetta, the new Volkswagen Santana, the new Skoda Rapid and the upcoming Guangzhou Auto GA3.
Lines above rear lights the only funky touch on the whole vehicle.