Images of Citroen Numero 9 Revealed
The Beijing Auto Show marks the world premiere of the all-new Citroen Numero 9 , which kicks off on the 24th of this month. The particulars including pictures of the new concept vehicle Numero 9 has been already unveiled, before the premiere by Citroen. According to Citroen, this all new Numero9 is a part of the DS lineup.
Citroen Numero 9 Rear View
Rumors are that the vehicle was set to be called DS9 previously. According to the motor company, the design of the Numero 9 indicates the trend of the upcoming products from Citroen.
The indication is mainly from the low slung hatchback which marks the pattern of the upcoming vehicles like the premium c-segment sedan, a SUV as well as a much larger four door containing D-segment.
The DS products that are scheduled to be released later in 2012 contains DS3 Supermini, DS4 compact Hatchback and also the much voluminous DS5.
But the extremely sexy Citroen Numero 9 will actually be made use of to style the remaining of three DS vehicles.
The French motor company says that Citroen Numero 9 provides ample space for the passengers sitting at the rear. It has a shooting brake body and there are triple glass areas upon the roof that provides a welcoming ambience and gives a feeling of being at home.
As per Citroen, these features like shining glasses continuing till the rear and the drifting roof will also be a part of the upcoming DS vehicles.
Citroen Numero 9 Front View
The vehicle has the potential to develop 225 horsepower and 275 lb. ft. torque courtesy of the supply of a plug-in hybrid drive train fixed to a 1.6-liter capacity turbocharged engine. Rechargeable lithium-ion cells fuel the motor. The batteries have a recharge interval of three hours and thirty minutes.
The best part is that the recharging can be done from any normal household electricity socket. The Citroen Numero 9 can run 31 miles in all-electricity driven ZEV (Zero Emission Vehicle) way. It has a pure electricity drive mode fuel efficiency of 138 mpg.
The Citreon Numero 9 certainly comes across as a model to hold the banner of the brand into the future.