NEWS INDEX: Citroen
Citroen mark 45 years of the Mehari
17th May, 2013
To celebrate the occasion, an area at CitroŽn C_42 showcase, Citroen's
brand experience showroom, on the Champs-…lysťes in Paris has been dedicated to moments from Mťhariís history .....
Citroen C4 Aircross re-released
1st April, 2013
The Citroen C4 Aircross compact SUV, which is based on the Mitsubishi ASX
and manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors, is being re-launched in Australia following a change in the distributorship of the
famous French brand .....
Citroen's new C3
14th March, 2013
Having made its debut at this month's Geneva Motor Show, the new
Citroen C3 is set to go on sale across Europe next month. It will be coming to Australia but the date is not yet
confirmed. The Next Car team predicts a late 2013 release .....
Citroen DS3 cabrio for 2013
9th September, 2012
Among the Citroen DS3ís personalisation options, three soft-top roof
styles will be available - black, Infinite blue and a DS Monogrammed design. An innovative 3D rear light signature and
original tailgate opening action add to the refinements .....
Citroen C4 AirCross here in July
6th June, 2012
The C4 AirCross may be the first all-wheel drive Citroen available on the
Australian market, but it is by no means their first experience with four wheel drive .....
Citroen DS4 released locally
20th May, 2012
The carís distinctive styling blends dramatic lines with versatile
hatchback functionality, together with a raised-stance .....
Citroen DS3 for 2012
11th March, 2012
The Citroen DS3, the French marqueís compact hatch, offers more
features, a new engine and a new gearbox for 2012, but at prices lower than at the carís launch .....
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Citroen DS5 arrives mid-2012
25th November, 2011
The Citroen DS5, a full-size luxury five-seater, five-door car
with a diesel/electric hybrid powertrain, four wheel drive and with bold styling, arrives in Australia in the
middle of next year .....
Citroen C4 Aircross revealed
13th November, 2011
Citroen has announced another Mitsubishi sourced model will join their
line-up next year. The Mitsubishi ASX based Citroen C4 Aircross will be the second Mitsubishi sourced model in the
French marque's line-up .....
Citroen C4 arrives
14th October, 2011
The new Citroen C4 arrives with a manufacturer's list price
from $22,990* for the 1.6 litre 88 kW version with a standard automatic gearbox as well as the full range of
safety features that delivery a five star safety rating, along with the comfort and convenience of standard
air conditioning, central locking, front electric windows and cruise control .....
Citroen C3 recall
26th August, 2011
The fixing bracket of the air unit on the engine may break under the
effect of vibrations .....
Citroen C5, C6 and Dispatch recall
29th July, 2011
Citroen is recalling 65 cars across 3 model lines .....
Citroen 2CV gathering expecting 6,000 examples
20th July, 2011
In the setting of a 60-hectare site near Salbris in central
France, four pre-war prototype 2CVs will be on show alongside the contemporary CitroŽn REVOLTe concept .....
Citroen DS5 revealed
5th May, 2011
The Citroen DS5 is expected in Australia during 2013 .....
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Citroen C3 about to arrive
8th November, 2010
Citroen will release the new C3 at the end of November. The
new hatchback will open its Australian "career" with an entry level price of $19,990* (MLP*) .....
Citroen Lacoste concept car
20th September, 2010
Pure, simple and laid-back, while remaining sophisticated, the Citroen
Lacoste concept car takes another step forward towards the car of the future, a vehicle aimed at putting an end to the
ďalways moreĒ mantra that often controls the automotive industry .....
New Citroen C4 for Paris Motor Show
19th September, 2010
The new Citroen C4 will make its public debut at the 2010
Paris Motor Show (2nd-17th October 2010) setting a new standard for energy saving technology, features and
Citroen DS3 arrives locally
7th September, 2010
The Citroen DS3 DStyle is priced from $32,990 excluding
statutory charges and delivery charges, while the DS3 DSport is price at $35,990 excluding statutory charges
and delivery charges .....
Citroen DS4 for Paris Motor Show
30th August, 2010
An alluring mixture of design codes and a bold approach to
automotive styling - with an emphasis on driving pleasure and advanced vehicle architecture - DS4 is a model
with a multitude of talents, effortlessly responding to a broad range of owner needs, while enhancing the
appeal and vitality of the motoring experience .....
Citroen C4 Picasso now priced under $40,000
12th August, 2010
Citroen's people mover is now under $40,000 on the road, with
the C4 Picasso now priced at $39,990 Driveaway, a saving of more than $6,000 .....
Citroen at Goodwood's Festival of Speed
21st June, 2010
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, the motoring event that has
re-written the motor show rule book in Europe and which takes place in the first week of July (1st-4th July
2010), will feature three new Citroenís strutting their stuff on Goodwoodís legendary hill climb track .....
Citroen C4 for 2011
3rd June, 2010
Citroen has released first details of the brand new C4.†
Designed to exceed the highest expectations, the new CitroŽn C4 boasts a real positive energy - with a high
level of quality, style, interior space and occupant comfort, as well as responsive handling and impressive
environmental credentials .....
PSA Peugeot Citroen at Challenge Bibendum
30th May, 2010
For the first time the Peugeot BB1, a small city EV driven by
Michelinís revolutionary motorised wheel technology, will be tested in real-life driving conditions .....
Citroen C4 Picasso for 2010
24th May, 2010
Along with the Volkswagen Caddy Life (diesel), the very useful and
successful Dodge Journey (diesel), the tidy Kia Rondo (petrol) and the new Hyundai iMax (diesel), the 2010 Citroen C4
Picasso is one of the most economical seven seat people mover on the Australian market .....
Another Mitsubishi SUV for Peugeot/Citroen
29th April, 2010
This agreement provides for the development and adaptation for both
the Peugeot and CitroŽn marques of a compact SUV, based on an existing Mitsubishi platform .....
Forty years of Citroen GS and SM
26th April, 2010
More than 1,000 Citroens converged on the Belgian Zolder race track
at the week-end (24th and 25th April) to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of two of the French car makerís models, the
Citroen SM and the Citroen GS .....
Citroen Metropolis Concept
21st April, 2010
Citroen has revealed the spectacular new Metropolis - a sleek and 'muscular'
concept car that pays homage to Chinaís extraordinary development .....
Peugeot/Citroen to sell Mitsubishi EVs
14th March, 2010
Mitsubishi has announced the signing of a Final
Cooperative Agreement regarding development and supply of the new-generation electric vehicle (EV)
i-MiEV* with Peugeot CitroŽn .....
Looking back: Citroen SM
12th March, 2010
Citroen announced it was stopping production of the SM in the
northern summer 1975, with these words: ďThe SM was born from speed and died with speedĒ .....
Citroen reintroduces C5 petrol
5th March, 2010
Fitted with the 2.0 litre 103 KW engine and an electronically
controlled automatic gearbox, the CitroŽn C5 2.0 16V has a top speed of 205 km/h .....
Citroen's DS High Rider concept
22nd February, 2010
DS High Rider is the second concept associated with CitroŽnís innovative and
distinctively styled DS model line, which will make its Australian debut in August when the Citroen DS3 arrives .....
New engines for Citroen C5
21st February, 2010
Citroen Australia has announced an all new range of engines
for the Citroen C5 Sedan and Tourer which not only offer new levels of performance and fuel economy; they
also meet the new Euro V emissions standard .....
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Citroen Reveals New C3
29th June, 2009
Under the bonnet, the new C3 will become available with a new
range of three cylinder diesel engines that will offer market leading fuel economy and carbon dioxide
emissions as low as 90 g/km .....
Citroen DS Inside Concept Hints At 2010 Citroen DS3
31st May, 2009
CitroŽn has provided its first hint at the interior styling of the all-new
Citroen DS3 by unveiling a new iteration of the DS Inside concept .....
Citroen C4 Boosts Performance And Refinement
25th March, 2009
Behind its new grille is a choice between two advanced new petrol
engines, developed in conjunction with BMW that lift performance and drop fuel consumption and emission levels .....
Citroen To Reinvent Itself
11th February, 2009
Citroen is turning a new page in its
history and begins a global brand project that encompasses a new visual identity and a
new line of automotive products .....
PSA Maintain Market Share In 2008
20th January, 2009
During 2008, worldwide market share for the PSA Group
(Peugeot and Citroen) was maintained at 5%. Therefore, PSA Peugeot CitroŽn sales hold up against the
sharp drop in automotive markets in the closing months of the year .....
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Charleston Returns To Citroen's European Line-Up
25th September, 2008
With its bold two-tone colour scheme of black and red, the
Charleston special edition will be positioned at the high-end of the Pluriel range .....
Citroen C3 Picasso For 2009
15th September, 2008
CitroŽnís new 'baby'-MPV, the C3 Picasso, will be
making its public debut at next monthís Paris Motor Show .....
Hypnos: A Citroen Concept
5th September, 2008
Hypnos draws on a range of technologies to deliver outstanding performance
and environmental efficiency, combined with subtle but powerful motoring sensations .....
New Citroen C4 For 2009
21st July, 2008
As world sales of the Citroen C4 approach 900,000, the first
details of the new C4 have been released ahead of its world debut at Octoberís Paris Motor Show .....
Mitsubishi & Peugeot Prepare For Russian Production
11th June, 2008
The joint plant, held 70% by PSA Peugeot CitroŽn and 30% by MMC, will
start producing mid-range (C segment) models, as of 2011, for Peugeot and CitroŽn and mid-range SUVs for the 3 brands .....
Diesel or Petrol? They're The Same Price In The Citroen C4 Picasso!
20th May, 2008
For the month of May the Citroen C4 Picasso in its 2.0 litre petrol
automatic and 2.0 litre HDi automatic variants share the same recommended retail price (RRP) of $39,990 .....
Citroen C5 Tourer Revealed
11th March, 2008
The Citroen C5 Tourer, the wagon variant of Citroen's new C5, has made
its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show with a unique blend of style, comfort and load carrying ability .....
Citroen Launches New Diesel C4 At Brisbane Motor Show
11th January, 2008
Citroen will add another diesel model to its Australian line-up,
at the Brisbane Motor Show, with the launch of the CitroŽn C4 HDi 2.0 litre automatic .....
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Brussels Sprouts A New Citroen!
11th December, 2007
The new Citroen C5 will compete against the brilliant Peugeot 407,
the pleasing Renault Laguna, the successful Saab 9-3 and the outstanding Volkswagen Passat. Next year, the C5 is
likely to have another competitor, as the Next Car team expect the highly admired Skoda Superb will be
released in Australia .....
Citroen's C5 For 2008
24th October, 2007
Citroen has revealed the first pictures of it's
all-new C5, which is set to debut in Australia in the third quarter next year .....
Citroen C4 Picasso Lounge
20th September, 2007
The Citroen C4 Picasso Lounge, which was unveiled last week at the
Frankfurt Motor Show takes the Picasso, which normally has five or, as in the Australian version, seven seats and
replaces the rear seats with two leather bound electrically operated captainís chairs .....
Citroen C5 Airscape Concept For Frankfurt
24th August, 2007
CitroŽn will reveal its C5 Airscape concept car to the world at this yearís
Frankfurt Motor Show.†Featuring a carbon-fibre folding roof, striking styling and crammed with innovative technology .....
Peugeot-Citroen Again Ranked French Market Leader in CO2 Emissions
22nd May, 2007
For the second year in a row, PSA Peugeot-CitroŽn has led the French
vehicle market with the lowest corporate average CO2 emissions, of only 140 g/km .....
Citroen C2 Price Drop
18th May, 2007
The CitroŽn C2 VTR, the French car makerís smallest car in
Australia, is now available locally, for $19,990 (RRP) for a limited time, representing a $2,000 saving .....
Citroen's C4 Picasso Arrives Locally
2nd May, 2007
Based on the CitroŽn C4, the new C4 Picasso occupies little more road
space than a small hatchback. This makes it easy to drive and park, and ensures a light environmental footprint .....
Citroen C-Metisse Named Concept Car Of The Year
22nd February, 2007
Citroen will be presented with the Louis Vuitton Classic Concept Award for 2006 at
the Geneva Motor Show in March .....
Citroen C-Crosser To Be Unveiled in Geneva
11th February, 2007
CitroŽnís bold, innovative and versatile C-Crosser is to make its
World Motor Show debut at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show next month .....
PSA Peugeot CitroŽn and MMC Enter Diesel Engine Supply Agreement
17th January, 2007
In a joint statement Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and PSA Peugeot CitroŽn
announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Mitsubishi Motors will be supplied with diesel engines by
PSA Peugeot CitroŽn in a new collaborative agreement .....
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Citroen C4 Picasso Completes EuroNCap Test
10th October, 2006
The CitroŽn C4 Picasso has obtained excellent results in EuroNCAP impact
tests, scoring five stars in occupant protection .....
CitroŽn C-Mťtisse Concept for Paris Motor Show
28th September, 2006
C-Mťtisse is a coupť of character, boasting a high level of on-board comfort
and performance, while also respecting the environment .....
C4 Picasso: Citroen's new MPV
4th August, 2006
CitroŽn will unveil the C4 Picasso in a world-premiere appearance at
the 2006 Paris Motor Show. This new, innovative and compact seven-seater MPV is the natural extension of the
marque's range .....
Citroen C5 To Go Twin Turbo
22nd June, 2006
Citroen has released the first details of a new twin turbo diesel engine
that will join its Australian range in early 2007 .....
Citroen At Madrid Motor Show
14th May, 2006
CitroŽn has chosen the Madrid Motor Show to unveil
its C-Buggy off-road concept and a 173BHP HDi diesel engine for C5 and a 6-speed gearbox for the C4 .....
The new Fiat, Peugeot, CitroŽn vans unveiled
12th May, 2006
This new generation of commercial vehicles sets new standards in
terms of range variety, load capacity, performance, comfort and running costs .....
Citroen At England's Beaulieu
2nd May, 2006
A fascinating look into the world of CitroŽn has
arrived at the Beaulieu National Motor Museum in England .....
Loeb Takes WRC Lead After Mexican Victory
7th March, 2006
Current world champions, CitroŽn and Sťbastien Loeb, have
taken the leadin the World Rally Championship .....
Citroen C3 Now Automatically Faster And Better
26th February, 2006
Citroen has launched the revised C3 in Australia with the
automatic C3 boasting a 1.6 litre engine to replace the previous 1.4 litre power unit .....
Citroen C4 VTR Provides Sporting Practicality
24th February, 2006
CitroŽn is combining practicality with a new performance edge
for the CitroŽn C4 range with the launch of the CitroŽn C4 VTR five door .....
Citroen At Brisbane Motor Show
20th February, 2006
Queenslanders will get their first sight of the world's safest
car, a vehicle that is designed to protect people inside and outside of the car .....
London's Design Museum Chooses The Citroen C6
2nd February, 2006
The Design Museum has already played host to a display dedicated to the
Citroen DS and its influences on a wide range of car designs and now its successor, the Citroen C6 .....
Citroen C4 Goes Diesel Hybrid
1st February, 2006
Citroen has released details of the CitroŽn C4 Diesel Hybrid,
which adds remarkable fuel economy and low emissions to the CitroŽn C4's catalogue of technical advances .....
Citroen C4 Adds Personal Security
24th January, 2006
The Citroen C4 has matched its occupant and pedestrian safety
performance with class-leading personal safety and security, according to independent test results .....
C4 Yourself What The Citroen C4 Can Deliver!
22nd January, 2006
The CitroŽn C4 HDi, the turbo diesel variant of CitroŽn's mid-size
hatchback, is now on sale in Australia, delivering a unique combination of economy, performance and safety .....
Another Record Year For Citroen
12th January, 2006
Citroen set another record in 2005 with over 1.3 million
products finding new owners, boosting Citroen's European market share to 6.7 per cent .....
CitroŽn To Reveal Diesel Hybrid C4
6th January, 2006
CitroŽn will reveal its C4 Diesel Electric hybrid on the 31st January 2006,
previewing a production car that the French car maker has committed to have on sale by 2010 .....
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World First For CitroŽn C6
6th December, 2005
The new CitroŽn C6, which is set to arrive in Australia in the middle of
2006, has become the very first car in the world to be awarded a maximum four star Euro NCAP pedestrian safety rating,
as well as a maximum five stars for occupant protection .....
Tune Into Citroen's New C-AirPlay
4th December, 2005
CitroŽn has premiered its brand new two-seater concept car,
the C-AirPlay, at the 2005 Bologna Motor Show in Italy .....
Citroen DS Is 50 Years Young
19th October, 2005
Classic car enthusiasts were blowing out the candles last weekend at a
special party to celebrate the 50th birthday of one of the worldís most famous cars, the iconic CitroŽn DS .....
Citroen Small Car Range Gets A Make-over
20th September, 2005
CitroŽn's small car range has benefited from a German makeover, with the
C2, C3 and C3 Pluriel models, at the Frankfurt Motor Show .....
Citroen C-SportLounge Concept Car
14th September, 2005
Citroen has revealed the C-SportLounge at the 2005 Frankfurt International
Motor Show, a new concept for a Grand Tourer .....
Citroen C3 Hits A Million
24th July, 2005
The Citroen C3 has hit the one million sales mark just three years after it
was launched .....
Citroen and Peugeot Strength
15th July, 2005
By maintaining a highly skilled and flexible manufacturing base and carefully
managing costs, PSA Peugeot CitroŽn is able to meet its goal of sustained long-term growth by producing expanded model
Mitsubishi, Peugeot & Citroen 4WDs Coming
13th July, 2005
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and PSA Peugeot CitroŽn, have signed the
final cooperation agreement between their two companies concerning all-new four wheel drive vehicles .....
Max CitroŽn At Max Power Live
8th July, 2005
CitroŽn UK built a very special C2 concept, named the CitroŽn C2
Ninja, for last weekend's Max Power Live .....
C4 Drives Citroen To A New Sales Record
7th July, 2005
Demand for the new Citroen C4 has driven sales for the French car
maker in Australia to record levels .....
Citroen C5 'By Wire'
27th June, 2005
Citroen has revealed a fly-by-wire prototype C5 that has done
away with all mechanical links between the driver and the car .....
Peugeot/Citroen and BMW/Mini To Share A New Small Engine
21st June, 2005
Peugeot/CitroŽn and BMW will today present the industrial
plan for their cooperation, which is designed to produce a new family of small 4-cylinder petrol engines that
will be used in both partnersí vehicles (Peugeot, CitroŽn and Mini) .....
CitroŽn C4 Enterprise
7th June, 2005
French van drivers must think they have died and gone to heaven.
More than ever before, Paris couriers will think they are the next Sťbastien Loeb .....
The New C4 Fires Up Citroen Sales
4th May, 2005
The arrival of the CitroŽn C4 has had an explosive effect on
CitroŽn sales in Australia .....
Deliveries Of CitroŽn's New C4 Begin
17th April, 2005
Australian CitroŽn dealers will be chasing demand for
the new CitroŽn C4 when it arrives in showrooms this week .....
8th March, 2005
The all-new CitroŽn C4 burst into life at the Melbourne
International Motor Show last Thursday .....
Citroen C2 .... Sbarro Modified
8th March, 2005
Sbarro shows a wild Citroen C2 with a mid-mounted 165 kW
3.0 litre V6 engine and carbon fibre body at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show .....
20th February, 2005
For Yuko Yokoyama, producing $4.0 million of model
cars for sale in 50 countries around the world is just part of her work.....
Citroen C6 To Debut In Geneva
11th February, 2005
The new C6 will debut next month, in Geneva. The Next
Car Team is the first media outlet in Australia to publish the details .....
Citroen C5 HDi
7th February, 2005
The new Citroen C5, the safest car ever tested by EuroNCAP, the
benchmark independent testing agency, was released in Australia at the Brisbane Motor Show .....
6th February, 2005
The partnership between Mitsubishi Motors and Peugeot-Citroen to
build a new SUV in Japan takes another step towards reality .....
CitroŽn C4 goes for the sweet smell of success
27th January, 2005
French car maker, CitroŽn, is now set to offer, in March, a
scent-diffuser in the ventilation system as standard equipment on the new C4 .....
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