Hope Springs

Suspending his disbelief, Driven to Write asks whether Citroen’s claims for their Advanced Comfort® programme are worth their weight in hydraulic fluid.

The face of convergence. Nu-Cactus. Image: Autocar

Last October, Citroën announced a heavily revised C4 Cactus, intended not only to boost the fortunes of the established (and fading) model, but also to replace the moribund C4 hatch. As we know, in so doing, Citroën abandoned the original car’s distinctive and pleasingly unaggressive style, reverting to a less polarising, yet also more generic look. More grown-up, as the gentlemen of the press might put it.

Views on the car’s visual transformation have already Continue reading “Hope Springs”

Good News and Other News

Citroen plan to bring back a unique suspension system in 2017, reports Autocar.

One of Citroen´s hydropneumatically suspeneded cars: carstyling.ru
One of Citroen´s hydropneumatically suspeneded cars: carstyling.ru

“Comfort is a core value of the Citroen brand, and this is our way to recreate the benefits of the hydropneumatic set-up in a more modern, more appropriate way,” said Citroen CEO, Linda Jackson in Autocar.

This is rather heartening news. The report says that Citroen have been working in this for some time but no details were provided on what it might be. The system is going to Continue reading “Good News and Other News”