Rugged looks for South American Citroen C3 Picasso spin-off
6 April 2010

This is the Citroen AirCross, which is based on the Citroen C3 Picasso.

The car is being built in Brazil, and will be sold in South American markets from this summer.

See the new Citroen AirCross pictures

The car is essentially a jacked up version of the C3 Picasso with off-road styling. Changes include a new front grille, rugged plastic mouldings on the sills, a rear-mounted spare tyre and graphics.

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6 April 2010

I actually love it! They should sell it in the UK, although it'd probably only be as successful as the unloved C3 XTR - which wasn't very successful...

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6 April 2010

The Rover Streetwise is back!

That Citroen looks even worse than the Mini Countryman.

6 April 2010

It's a little odd looking round the back, do cars like this really work? The Rover Streetwise as mentioned above was a last ditch attempt to get a new demographic to buy into the Rover 25. Cars like this are designed as small cars originally then try to be something different but invariably end up ruining the looks of the original.......

6 April 2010

Such cars do seem to have a good demand there, I guess. Even FIAT makes/made the Palio Adventure in BRazil and India. That was a pretty nice looking estate in comparison to this one though.

6 April 2010

how do ' rugged plastic mouldings ' help off road capability. or ' rough road ' as is more likely to be the case in most of s.america.

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6 April 2010

[quote kcrally] how do ' rugged plastic mouldings ' help off road capability. or ' rough road ' as is more likely to be the case in most of s.america.
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We all know it doesn't, but it looks awfully 'off-road', doesn't it?

7 April 2010

[quote Autocar]The car is being built in Brazil, and will be sold in South American markets from this summer.[/quote] Another bit of news that is really relevant to the UK market !! I must remember this next time I consider buying a new car. Autocar should introduce a relevance filter.


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