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Citroen's coupe SUV concept

2008-09-04 09:53
This is Citroen’s take on the crossover coupe SUV

This is Citroen’s take on the crossover coupe SUV market. They call it the Hypnos, and when it debuts at the Paris motor show in October you can be assured it will look a lot more reserved.

Vehicle Specs
Manufacturer Citroen
Model Hypnos
Power 147kW
Citroen is taking on the crossover coupe SUV genre with its Hypnos concept due for unveiling at the Paris motor show.

Ostensibly a coupe crossover in the BMW X6 mould, the Hypnos image rendering showcases a typically stylish Citroen design concept, although the actual showcar will probably be considerably toned done, yet still better looking than a X6.

The French are obviously keeping a veil of secrecy concerning design details. They have admitted Hypnos will feature hybrid power in the 147kW range with average consumption of 4.5l/100km. We suspect it will be a diesel-electric hybrid.

French manufacturers are not immune to the characteristic nationalism which grips the world’s most popular tourist destination, and always make a substantial effort to impress show goers in Paris.

Most of these projects though, have a lousy reputation for not coming to fruition in their spectacular showcased form. Expect much the same of the Hypnos.


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