Citroën has confirmed that its C5 range will be replaced despite the decline of this segment for mainstream players.
The French manufacturer's head of brand, Julien Montarnal, said: "It would be a failure not to have a D-segment model. The C5 is still a benchmark for comfort."
The replacement for the C5 will incorporate Citroën's latest brand values, which Montarnal described as, "Creativity, technology and an aura of well being."
However, Montarnal would not say whether the brand will continue to use its Hydractive suspension set-up. The C5 is now the only model in Citroën's range to offer the brand’s once-famous fluid suspension.
"As long as it meets our comfort benchmark, it doesn’t matter how," he said, implying that Hydractive was a possibility, but not a definite for future luxury cars.
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