Currently reading: Citroen teases city car concept ahead of Geneva reveal
French firm developing two concept vehicles, including a small car that channels 'the spirit of the 2CV'
James Attwood, digital editor
2 mins read
12 February 2019

Citroën has teased a new electric city car concept ahead of the Geneva motor show will present the firm’s vision for ‘urban mobility’ – with a second concept car focusing on luxury to follow in May.

The two concepts were confirmed by Citroën boss Linda Jackson in a video previewing the VivaTech event that will be held in Paris on 16-18 May.

While the luxury concept will make its world premiere at VivaTech, Citroën tweeted that there would be “more to come” on 19 February. Arnaud Belloni, the firm's global marketing boss, previously told Autocar that the city-focused concept would appear at Geneva. The model will celebrate Citroën's centenary, and Belloni said it would be “as important to Citroën as the 2CV was”.

Jackson said the first concept will “give Citroën’s vision in terms of urban mobility”. The video ended with a series of close-up teaser shots of the concept, showing narrow, sharp LED lights that wrap around the corners of the car and a close-up of a bold, stylised wing mirror.

Belloni previously noted the machine would be fully electric and preview an affordable production car, maintaining the spirit of the 2CV but with an ubran rather than rural focus,

The second concept car that will debut at VivaTech will “embody Citroën’s take on ultra-comfort”, according to Jackson. She added that the firm had worked with a number of French technology start-ups to “showcase its best innovation in digital or on-board customer experience”.

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Peter Cavellini 12 February 2019


 Won’t effect me, I’ll be too old to care.....

rmcondo 12 February 2019

The last "spirit of the 2CV"

The last "spirit of the 2CV" was the C3, which spirited into the current version thereof. How many times can they spin out this retro nonsense from the marketing department?

LJames 12 February 2019

Cool lights, i guess we could

Cool lights, i guess we could say. But who cares? Its just another crazy concept that will emerge completely different.