The flagship of Citroën could be back in China. The new Citroën C6 would arrive at the market towards the end of 2016.
Dince the the Citroën C6 ceased to occur in the year 2012, the French house was left without a vehicle of representation. However, according to the latest information contained in the publication Carnewschina, Citroën could be considering bring back the C6, although he would do so exclusively for the chinese market.
The new saloon, which will be positioned as the new flagship of the brand arribaría the market in the third quarter of next year. According to what indicates the same site, will be produced by the joint venture Dongfeng-PSA and is expected to take certain traits aesthetic of the prototype Metropolis that debuted in Shanghai in the year 2010.
Is expected to develop on the modular platform EMP2, although it would not be unreasonable that because it is a product for the chinese market, took the original platform of the Citroën C6, but with a body totally renovated.
With a market as large as the chinese, the idea is to cover every niche possible and there will be the brand DS to also have their own version of the new C6. The sister brand Citroen will have its variant, based on the prototype DS Number 9 that debuted in the year 2012 in Beijing, which used a hybrid drive system that produced 295CV. Call DS9 and would be produced on the premises of Changan-PSA, the joint venture manufacturing all brand cars DS for the Chinese market.