30 Aug '16, 1am
Citroen CXperience Concept unveiled, debuts in Paris
Citroën may have taken its eye off the luxury segment since the much-loved C6 was discontinued in 2012 (and no, the new China-only Peugeot 508-based car doesn’t count), but the unveiling of the new Citroën CXperience Concept shows the Gallic brand still has ambitions to tackle the market. It’s certainly a striking-looking car – its imposing dimensions stand at 4.85 metres long, two metres wide and just 1.37 metres tall, and the wheelbase stretches some three metres long. The two-box profile is reminiscent of the original DS, and the massive 22-inch wheels sit at the far corners of the car. At the front sits a distinctive X-shaped graphic that carries the double chevron logo and C-shaped LED daytime running lights; combined with the low-set LED directional headlights, they provide a new take on Citroën’s layered headlight design. Computer-controlled air intake covers and ae...