Citroen C4

18 Sep 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Citroen C4
Citroen C4

Few would argue that the new C4 is futuristic. That goes for the three-door VTS model, the top performer in the

A moon-bubble roofline, reverse-slant windows, future-shock alloy and a dramatic wing all add up to a spacey

The galactical theme of the C4’s is given the strongest voltage the steering wheel. The centre or hub, remains stationary the wheel is turned.

There’s nothing new about speedos and rev-counters – they’ve around since the 1980s – but suit the character of the VTS. incidentally, is capable of a fair of speed.

The VTS runs on large-diameter and low-profile tyres. And while been critical of the ride and of Citroens recently, this model has a good mix of stability and comfort.

Despite a fairly wheelbase, the C4 VTS rides bumps with no sign of choppiness.

There’s nothing overtly about the engine. In fact, from some badge-engineering on the cover, it’s identical to the found in the Peugeot 206 GTi 180 and the 307 CC.

Peugeot and have been joined at the hip Peugeot took over the concern some years ago and mechanical components are shared both marques.

Suspension is by Citroen standards, with struts up front and a torsion and trailing arms at the rear.

And the transmission is a straight five-speed profiled towards good times with a particularly second gear.

In fact if you run the C4 VTS up to its cut-out at 7300 revs, take you close to a 110 kilometres-per-hour in

Third, fourth and fifth are widely spaced, and the C4 has a long-legged gait in fifth gear, the speed limit achieved at 3600 rpm.

Fuel consumption is rated at 8,6 per hundred by the manufacturers, which be achievable as long as you don’t all day at the redline.

0-100 is a claimed 8,6 and top speed is 215 kilometres per hour.

figures, but not quite in the Volkswagen GTi which is where this car be judged.

It should be noted that the Golf and Opel GSi Turbo are a second quicker to one hundred the VTS at sea level, and both these have an extra pair of without compromising their style too much.

Gugu to feel, when all is said and that the Citroen places ever-so-slightly ahead of performance.

Citroen C4

C4 2,0 VTS

Engine . Four-cylinder petrol, 1 997 cc

. 130 kW @ 7 000 rpm

Torque . 202 Nm @ 4 750 rpm

Transmission . Five-speed front-wheel-drive

0-100 km/h . 8,6

Top speed . 215 km/h

Fuel 10,3 litres/100 km (claimed

Price . R249 995

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