Citroen C3 Spied Before Launch
The Citroen C3 has been spotted unmasked a few months after its official unveiling, and it appears that the French manufacturer is hesitant to complete the final leg of road tests without thoroughly inspecting the vehicle.
The Citroen C3 (not to be confused with the model sold in Europe under the same name) will be the brand’s entry-level model, set to debut in the Indian market in the first half of this year.
This particular development mule had a lot of testing equipment and four occupants inside, and its body was painted white, while the roof, ‘A’ and ‘B’ pillars, and exterior mirror caps were blacked out.
This crossover had steel wheels (with wheel covers), twin chrome trim pieces that integrated with the DRLs upfront, and chrome housing for the blinkers on the front fender, tail lamps, and reflectors on the rear bumper.
The excessive chrome embellishment is most likely part of an accessory package that will be offered alongside the compact crossover, among other such packages.
The recently spotted Citroen C3 lacked the plastic cladding on the lower part of its doors, and its rear skid plate differed from the model that was revealed, indicating that it is a variant with less equipment that lacks fog lamps as well.
The 3.98-meter C3 is the first model to be produced under Citroen’s C-Cubed program and is based on the French company’s Common Modular Platform (CMP). Right-hand drive versions of the car will be manufactured in India.