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Citroen will alter model C6 in a hybrid

Citroen C6

Company management Citroen has approved working out of ecologically pure and economic conceptual car constructed on the basis of flagman sedan C6.

On it informs British edition Autocar referring to not named sources familiar with a situation.

The novelty will receive hybrid a diesel engine-electric a power-plant similar on a design with the unit, used in conceptual crossover Peugeot 3008 Hybrid. The structure of an "original" power-plant will include 163-strong diesel "four" in volume of two litres which will rotate wheels of a forward axis, and the electromotor power of 37 h.p. which are responsible for work of back wheels.

Also the sedan will receive six-step robotised "mechanics", system "start-stop" and new aerodynamic elements of a body: completely the flat bottom, the back wheels half closed by special guards and tyres with the lowered resistance of loading. It is expected, that the factor of aerodynamic resistance at such car will make 0,24, and level of emissions of carbonic gas — about 100 grammes on kilometre.

Whether ecologically pure version Citroen C6 will be produced in lots it is not known yet.

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