Radical Citroen C4 Cactus has quickly become a favorite of small crossover in the European market. Among them is the 2016 Citroen C4 Cactus M, which is the theme of our writing today. We will try to present the vehicle through the design description, specifications, operational strength and the like.
We will give as much information as is available and thus closer to the vehicle as much as possible. In 2014 28,974 copies have found buyers, but in 2015 they expect even greater success, when it is known that the sales of the recently extended to China. After Cactus standard, the market is now beginning to arrive and its special versions, such as the recently introduced pro-field Aircross, and at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show was presented to the M concept.
This convertible is based on a standard cactus, and for design inspiration used a lightweight pro-field Citroen Mehari, which was produced from 1968 to 1988 year. Despite the links with cactus, 2016 Citroen C4 Cactus M no roof, and the only way to cover the cabin is a little tent, which was also inspired by the aforementioned Mehari. From the French car manufacturer said that M is not a copy Mehari but his spiritual heir, but the company is still considering whether to approve mass production.
2016 Citroen C4 Cactus M Design
The front and rear of the car is identical cactus until the middle of the vehicle promenuti greatly, so M provides two doors while serial Cactus provides four doors. Said doors are much longer than in the standard model, and are made from hard plastic, in order to keep the weight low. Frederic Duvernier, chief designer on the team, said that the M ideal for driving on the beach, and even provides a place for two surfboards while the interior is made of quality materials and water-resistant. By also a large number of holes, and even if water enters the car, it easily in and out. The seats are made of the same material as the suits for diving, which water does not stay on them and easy to dry. As we mentioned, M offers special roof similar to the tents, and the rear seats can be folded to afford a bed and it can be used for camping. The room is bigger, thanks to a width of 1.77 meters while the length and height identical serial cactus.
Before us is the driving force which is known for its economy but not excessive force. Citroen mentioned that this concept runs 1.2L engine with 108 hp with the same performance and cost-effectiveness as well as Cactus. Let me also mention that the production model is available with a gasoline engine of 88 hp and 91 hp and 99 hp diesel. When it is known that the Mehari was available with drive to all four wheels, we will not be surprised if he saw the light of day in the future.
2016 Citroen C4 Cactus M Release Date
At the time of writing this story, Citroen has not given the green light for series production, but when you consider how much 2016 Citroen C4 Cactus M was easy to do so, we will not be surprised if it comes to that. It could happen as early as next year, while the production could start in early 2017 years.