Citroën C5 Aircross SUVImage Credit source: Citroën
The story of European auto company Citroën in India is also strange. Citroën started its journey in a big market like India with just one car and 30 dealers. In the first year, the company sold 775 units of the C5 Aircross. However, after this the company launched C3 and then C3.has also been introduced. Now the company is also going to include the fourth car in its fleet. The C3 Aircross SUV will be launched this year. As of now, the curtain has been removed from this car and the update is coming that its electric version will also be introduced in India.
Currently, Tata Motors is ruling the Indian electric car market. However, Citroën also wants to make a strong inroads in this segment. According to the auto website Autocar India, Citroën’s Global CEO Thierry Koskus said that converting petrol-diesel cars to electric is the best way to make electric cars.
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C3 Aircross EV will come in 2024
Thierry said that this process is not only fast but also economical. He said that the existing petrol-diesel cars are being converted into electric cars all over the world. On the other hand, the company is also working on a dedicated electric platform or skateboard. In this sequence, an electric version of the C3 Aircross is also coming and it is expected to arrive in early 2024.
Electric car launched in just 6 months
How fast Citroën is in terms of electric cars can be gauged from the electric version of the C3. The French auto company also introduced the electric version of the C3 hatchback within six months of its launch. This is the company’s first car in the Indian market. In such a situation, it is expected that the electric version of the C3 Aircross SUV will also be launched in early 2024.
Citroen C3 Aircross SUV: Specifications
Talking about the specifications of the Citroën C3 Aircross, it will get the power of a 1.2L liquid cool turbocharged petrol engine. 6 speed manual gearbox has been given for power transmission. At the same time, features like 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, digital instrument cluster, roof mounted AC vents will also be available.
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