2008 Citroen C8

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Citroen C8

2008 Citroen C8

Citroen the facelifted version of the C8 – the Citroen C8 . The 2008 Citroen C8 has restyled inside and out and in some it will receive a new HDi diesel developing 173 hp with a particulate (DPFS) and a 6-speed manual

Citroen Press Release:


The top-end MPV combining elegance and pleasure

develop models spacious interiors by combining and driving pleasure in its top-end CITROEN C8 MPV.

Depending on the from the start of 2008 the C8 be restyled inside and out, its decidedly modern lines more dynamic and enhancing the of the cabin.

HDi diesel engine 173 bhp DIN (125 kW or 170 bhp EC), complete a particulate filter (DPFS) and to a 6-speed manual gearbox. In the of 2008, the engine will be available in some countries a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

The new completes a range comprising a 143 bhp 16V petrol injection engine with a 5-speed manual or automatic gearbox, and two diesel the HDi 120 and the HDI 138 DPFS, both with a manual gearbox.

Already on the C5 and C6, the HDi 173 DPFS is the flagship of Citroen’s of 4-cylinder HDi engines. A number of features (double parallel turbo and new combustion and injection provide outstanding driving by offering maximum torque of 273 at a low 1,500 rpm. To complete the Citroen has made changes to the gear and brakes.

added to the already richly C8 range.

Singular silhouette and interior

Updated, prestige

With its powerful and dynamic the 2008 Citroen C8 stands out at glance. The MPV features style that strengthen its top-range and consolidate Citroen’s position in the MPV segment.

The 2008 Citroen C8 end features new, enlarged motifs in the centre of tauter grill lines, featuring chrome bars stressing the statue-like

elegance. The grille with its more pronounced provides the perfect junction the bonnet and the headlights, taking quality to new heights.

The top-range of the MPV is also reflected in new chrome handles and painted body with a chrome strip at and rear.

As though echoing the end, the rear chevrons are imposing than before, denoting that the MPV forms an part of the Citroen range. the reversing lights are translucent.

A new that says top of the range

The of the 2008 Citroen C8 cockpit is in with the exterior style They stress the MPV’s position and ensure a refined atmosphere.

All the door wood the steering wheel, the carpet, the and the upper dashboard arch are now The main contact parts compartments in front doors, box handle, air vent thumbwheels…) been treated in soft for a more pleasant feel. the top-range positioning of the 2008 C8 cabin is underlined by the use of a brilliant finish on the door handles, lever and air vent cursors.

Roomy and versatile interior

All the made inside the 2008 C8 stress the space and comfort on With a 2.82 m wheelbase, the Citroen C8 meets the requirements of MPV clients who want a truly interior.

The design of the seats is a illustration of the model’s versatility and that all passengers are treated in terms of individualised comfort. The Citroen C8 can seat up to eight on three rows of identical Furthermore, the highly modular to seating means the luggage can vary in size from 225 to 2,948 litres depending on the of the moment.

This large the width of at least 1,153 mm the wheel arches, and the interior are extremely practical.

Lastly, the is particularly welcoming thanks to the sliding side doors ensure easy boarding in all even if the MPV is parked close to a or between two other vehicles.

An with many advantages

and discreet

The HDi 173 DPFS engine excellent driving pleasure to the double parallel sequential a genuine innovation on a 4-cylinder engine.

The double parallel sequential ensures both ample at low engine speeds and instant when the turbo is activated. The torque of 273 lb/ft is reached at a low rpm, and remains constant up to 2,700 rpm, at the top of the most used engine speed

The double parallel sequential involves the use of two fixed-geometry turbo identical in size. At low engine i.e. below 2,700 only one of the turbos operates. Its low ensures that the engine is responsive.

Above 2,700 it is bolstered by the second turbo to the air intake needed over the range of higher engine

A transitory phase, as the second starts to rotate but is not yet connected to the makes for smoother activation. The system is entirely controlled by the computer.

The use of two balancer shafts enhance the sense of driving by limiting engine vibration.

The HDi 173 engine is used in conjunction a 6-speed manual gearbox provides outstanding driving ensuring extremely precise and gear changes. The 6-speed is also compact, no bigger a 5-speed unit, and results in no in turning circle.

In the course of this engine will be made available in some with a 6-speed automatic

Strict control of consumption and

This engine also a new ECCS combustion chamber Conventional Combustion System) optimises the air/fuel mix, and a generation common rail pressure has been pushed up to bars to ensure a finer spray. This combination emissions by around 30% compared the previous generation 2.2-litre HDi at the same time enhancing levels.

The new engine, which is fitted with a particulate (DPFS), thus delivers consumption of 7.2 litres per 100 km and CO2 emissions of 191

Citroen C8

Upgraded running gear

The Citroen C8 ‘s running has been adapted to match the dynamic powertrain performance.

in all versions with pseudo-MacPherson suspension at the front and a torsion axle at the rear, the 2008 C8 has excellent directional stability and precision.

In its HDi 173 DPFS version, the Citroen C8 is also equipped special rear shock and a special anti-roll bar, the stiffness of the front struts has stepped up. The overall result of enhancements is the best possible between roadholding and comfort for safety and top-level driving

Optimised braking

To adapt the components to the 2008 Citroen C8 enhanced performance levels, have been resized: the 310 x 32 mm discs at the front have enlarged, and are linked to dual-piston This configuration provides the Citroen C8 with precise, and easy-to-gauge braking.

Concentrated technology for exemplary and safety

Intelligent driving

The inclusion of the HDi 173 DPFS engine in the Citroen C8 range is accompanied by the of complementary equipment to ensure the possible level of well-being.

The Citroen MPV is now equipped, in its Exclusive with front and rear aid systems.

Sensors in the front and bumpers detect obstacles the vehicle. Audio signals through the various loudspeakers, and a of the parking manoeuvre on the multi-function screen, show the precise of any obstacles in the detection zone.

The Citroen C8 is equipped as standard on the version with the new NaviDrive system. Complete with a colour screen, this combines, together with the of an integrated GSM phone, audio (radio, MP3-compatible CD player, disk storage up to 30 gigabytes, 10 of are available in the Jukebox) and GPS navigation.

The system has also been to offer complementary features: Emergency, Citroen Assistance, and On Line. Combined with the GPS and functions, Citroen Emergency depending on the country concerned, the of the vehicle’s location in the event of or driver incapacity, and access to centre services.

The 2008 Citroen C8 can also be with a Bluetooth hands-free depending on the trim level, the driver to easily use a cell while focusing complete on the driving situation.

Comprehensive equipment

To provide the driver all the information and assistance needed for of mind, the 2008 Citroen C8 is with a speed limiter, with the standard equipment control depending on the country, and a pressure detection system in some equipment packs) identifies the wheel concerned.

to ensure maximum safety for all 2008 Citroen C8 models are with a series of active systems, such as ABS, ESP, EBA and automatic warning activation. And to ensure exemplary for all passengers, 6 airbags are available as equipment.

The effectiveness of all this combined with the car’s structural resistance, is reflected in the rating awarded to the 2008 C8 in the EuroNCAP test.

By seamlessly the 2008 Citroen C8 ‘s with the most powerful HDi engine in the Citroen range, the Citroen C8 HDi 173 DPFS offers motoring comfort, unique remarkable spaciousness and equipment make it one of the best in its class.

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