The concept snapped by an Autocar.co.uk reader could be the next Pluriel
31 October 2005

This dramatic concept car was photographed by Autocar.co.uk reader Adam Santos taking part in a photoshoot in Lisbon’s Nations Park, Portugal, but there are no solid clues as to what it might be.

It’s thought that the manufacturer was shooting promotional pictures, as there were security guards attempted to keep the curious at bay.

However, even though this is a grainy image, the car seems to have a very strong Citroën flavour, and this is confirmed by Santos, who reckoned it was the next in the firm’s ‘Air’ line of concept cars. One theory is that it is a hint at a re-designed and re-engineered Pluriel convertible.

There’s a hint of VW Beetle about the car’s looks, and Santos noted that the panels in the doors are orange glass. Shame the centre-exit exhaust is so puny.

There have been problems with the current Pluriel’s complex roof mechanism and removeable roof bars leaking, and this could indicate that a new version is on the way.

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